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Membership Meeting 1/23/2019

January 23, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Meeting Presentation: 2019-01-23 Meeting Presentation

Speaker Presentation: What is Cyber Threat Intelligence?

John Stoner and Ronnie Obenhaus will present on how gathering threat intelligence data is necessary to combat various threat actors from nation states.  Threat intelligence solutions gather raw data about emerging or existing threat actors and threats from a number of sources. CTI data is  analyzed and filtered to produce threat intelligence feeds and management reports that contain information that can be used by automated security control solutions. The primary purpose of this type of security is to keep organizations informed of the risks of advanced persistent threats, zero-day threats and exploits, and how to protect against them.

Speaker: John Stoner & Ronnie Obenhaus

Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst John Stoner has over 18 years of experience in the national security and defense sector working a variety of roles, including most recently as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, Cyber Counterintelligence Analyst and Cyber Instructor. His work experience includes IT, instruction and course design, cyber exercise and testing, penetration testing, intelligence collection, threat support, SIGINT (Signals Intelligence), and Cyber Operations. He holds A+, Net+, CEH, CHFI, CEI, CISD, CASP and CISSP and a Computer Studies degree from UMUC. He is a huge soccer fan and coaches youth soccer. You may see his Zombie response car at unnamed government facilities. By secretly joining the Army at 19 years old, he got started in military intelligence and then eventually government cybersecurity.

Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst Ronnie Obenhaus is a US Army Veteran and is not good at providing additional facts for his bio. He is married and has several children (amount variable). He may or may not have pets, but seems to like dogs. He currently is a DOD civilian at a federal cyber agency.


  • 5:15 – 5:45 (Chapter Business)
  • 5:45 – 6:15 (Food / Networking)
  • 6:15 – 7:15 (Presentation / Q&A)


January 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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UMBC Training Centers
6996 Columbia Gateway Dr., Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046 United States