NOVA Meeting Archives

Job – Cyber Engineer at Excivity

Excivity is seeking a Vulnerability Assessment and Exploitation Engineer for an agile team in Chantilly, Virginia Desired Skills : Vulnerability assessment for Windows and *nix operating systems Network traffic analysis Secure development and practical mitigations Cryptography and secure authentication Successful candidates have experience in security engineering, penetration testing, and application security. Ability to obtain US Top Secret clearance is necessary for this role.…

11/09/2015- ISSA WIS SIG Webinar: Leveraging Cyber Competitions to Build Skills and Recruit Cyber Employees

Leveraging Cyber Competitions to Build Skills and Recruit Cyber Employees When: 11/09/2015 4pm-5pm Where: Web Conference Contact: Leah Lewis   Details Save the Date for ISSA’s Women in Security SIG webinar, titled Leveraging Cyber Competitions to Build Skills and Recruit Cyber Employees, featuring Marcelle Lee. About the Presentation  Cyber competitions are not only fun, they are also…

[November] Chapter Meeting – Chris Lord of Bit9

November 19, 2015 – November 19, 2015 11911 Freedom Drive Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Chris Lord of Bit9 in “From Click to Pwnage and Back” as he deconstructs email-based phishing techniques and gives actionable advice for preventing this common and effective intrusion method. Talk starts at 6:30 PM – doors at 5:30 – proceed to the…

ISSA NoVA Bylaws update

There have been minor updates to the ISSA NOVA Bylaws to extend the time period that voting board members may be elected. Members who attend the October Chapter Meeting will be able to vote to confirm or oppose these changes

[October] Chapter Meeting – Tim Gardiner of Neustar: Trends in DDoS Attacks

October 15, 2015 – October 15, 2015 Noblis 3150 Fairview Park Drive Falls Church, VA Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Tim Gardiner to discuss the findings from this year’s Neustar DDoS report   Tim Gardiner has over 15 years of experience managing customer support, network operations and sales engineering functions in telecommunications and internet…

CISSP Review at ISSA Baltimore

Join our friends at ISSA Baltimore for their annual CISSP Review  and build your skills with local experts in computer security. Training runs September to December 2015 – only 300 for 4 months of weekly sessions. (Bonus: counts for CPEs for your other certs) Register now!

[September] Chapter Meeting – Mark Rasch of Verizon

  Talk Recording: Join Mark Rasch from Verizon as he applies Sun Tzu’s Art of War to network intrusions – using lessons learned from analysis of real incidents. Mark tweets @mdrasch and writes at —————————————– September 17, 2015 @ 6:30 PM MITRE Corporation (MITRE 1) 7525 Colshire Drive Map and Directions Register Here Register

[August] Chapter Social at MACH 37

August 20, 2015 – August 20, 2015 2214 Rock Hill Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Join other members of the information security community in Northern Virginia for heavy appetizers and drinks at MACH37 on August 20. The night will consist of networking, highlights from the past year from both ISSA NOVA and MACH37,…

[July] Chapter Meeting – Ira Winkler

July 16, 2015 – July 16, 2015 1910 Oracle Way Map and Directions | Register Description: Ira Winkler is a frequent speaker at RSA who tweets @irawinkler His book “Spies Among Us” uncovers the modern espionage threat, and how to mitigate it. Register

[June] Chapter Meeting – Ron Gula of Tenable Network Security

June 18, 2015 – June 18, 2015 2214 Rock Hill Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Ron Gula of Tenable for a lively discussion of current security topics. Location: MACH 37 (park in visitor garage on lower level) 2214 Rock Hill Road Herndon, VA Register

– Survey – PhD Thesis on Mobile + Social

ISSA NoVA member Claude Jenkins of University of Fairfax is looking for volunteers to answer a short survey on mobile computing. Take the survey here! Any questions, contact at IRB statement: Informed Consent Form

[May] Chapter Meeting – Cyberlaw Live Podcast!

May 21, 2015 – May 21, 2015 7525 Colshire Drive Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Stewart Baker and Michael Vatis with guest Julian Sanchez for a live recording of the popular Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – a weekly commentary on the latest news in technology, security, and privacy. Stewart A. Baker is a partner in the Washington…

[April] Chapter Meeting ft. Andrew Case – “The Need for Proactive Defense”

Presentation Slides (youtube) Andrew Case is a senior incident response handler with experience conducting numerous large-scale investigations that span enterprises and industries. Andrew’s previous experience includes penetration tests, source code audits, and binary analysis. Andrew is the co-developer of Registry Decoder, a National Institute of Justice funded forensics application, as well as a developer on the Volatility memory analysis framework. He…

Senior Consultant, IT Audit Readiness

  Senior Consultant, IT Audit Readiness Company: MorganFranklin Consulting Location: 7900 Tysons One Place Suite 300 McLean, VA 22102 Description: MorganFranklin Consulting is a professional services firm that delivers business consulting and technology solutions to public companies, fast-growing private companies, and government clients. MorganFranklin Consulting’s Information Management & Technology (IM&T) Practice partners with government agencies…

ISSA NoVA March 2015 Meeting – Discussion with Michael Angelo

ISSA NoVA March 2015 MeetingRSVP Required CLICK HERE to RSVP Who: Michael Angelo, Chief Security Architect, NetIQ When: March 19th – 5:30 to 8:00pm Where: Lockheed Martin – 13560 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon VA ! Attendance limited to US Citizens or Green Card Holders only (ID required) ! Phones/laptops are not allowed in the presentation area…

ISSA-NOVA February 2015 – US Government’s Surveillance and Overreach into Cybersecurity, Medicine and Small Business


Date & Time: Thursday, February 19th, Doors open at 5:30pm, meeting is 6:15 – 8:00pm Location: Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, The Ernst Center (Building CE), Annandale, VA, 22003 Speaker: Michael J Daugherty Abstract: Mike will rivet you about his blood in the water battle with the Federal Trade Commission over their relentless investigation into LabMD’s data security practices.…

ISSA-NOVA Holiday Social


  Date: January 29, 2015 Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm Place: Mach 37 Incubator, 2214 Rock Hill Rd, Herndon, VA Please RSVP Here: The time has come for our Chapter’s annual social. This event gives our membership an opportunity to enjoy the best networking in the area as we reflect on the past year, and discuss plans for 2015.…

Call For Sponsors


The WIS SIG is looking for sponsors for their 07/2015 Web-Conference! Get ISSA International wide exposure, a speaking spot on the Panel, and our never ending support! For additional information contact the WIS SIG Co-Chairs and ISSA HQ Representatives at