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Membership Meeting 5/25/2022
May 25 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Chapter Business Meeting Slides: 2022-05-25 Meeting Slides
Speaker Slides: Speaker slides can be obtained from the VP of Operations (V_P_Operations@issa-centralmd.org)
Topic: Security, Identity and Compliance with AWS, Infrastructure and Services to Elevate Your Security in the Cloud
AWS has various security services, including identity management, detective controls, infra and data protection, and incident response services you can use in Amazon’s cloud. This presentation will discuss these services available via the Amazon AWS cloud.
Speaker: Conrad Fernandes, Principal Engineer at Amazon
Conrad Fernandes is an information security leader in Public Sector for the past 20 years. At Booz Allen, Conrad led the Computer Network Defense (CND) Reference Architecture initiative for the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Security Agency (NSA). He also conducted threat and forensics analysis at DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3) to dissect nation-state activities targeted against the DoD and Defense Industrial Base (DIB). At the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Conrad managed the Security Operations Center and extended defensive capabilities into commercial clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. In his current role, Conrad is a Principal Engineer at Amazon and works closely with National Security customers to ensure secure workload deployments in AWS and on-premises. When he’s not busy innovating security in hybrid cloud architectures, Conrad enjoys most outdoor activities and exploring National Parks across the country with his wife and adult son.