NOVA Meeting Archives

Announcing Launch of ISSA-NOVA Skills Development Program

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WHAT IS IT? In order for security professionals to adapt to the changing needs of the profession ISSA-NOVA is launching the Skills Development Committee to help focus on acquiring skills that will best prepare us for what’s ahead. The committee’s main objective is to provide a forum for experienced ISSA members to guide and coach…

ISSA-NOVA January 2014 – DDoS Attacks Against the Financial Sector

Featuring Denise Anderson, Vice President FS-ISAC, speaking on Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Against the Financial Sector The financial services sector was hit by well publicized Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS) from September 2012 until as recently as August of 2013.Denise Anderson, Vice President FS-ISAC, Government and Cross-Sector Programs at the Financial Services Information…

ISSA-NOVA November 2013 – Cyber Security Strategy

Featuring Steve Chabinsky speaking on Cyber Security Strategy — Why We’re Losing and What’s Needed to Win Everybody seems to be spending more on cybersecurity, but with questionable return on investment.  In fact, the problem clearly is getting worse.This non-technical presentation explores the typical cyber risk environment, considers the proper balance and likely effectiveness of…

ISSA-NOVA October 2013 – Mobile Security – Updated Speaker

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Featuring Jeffrey Ait, Good Technology Date: Thursday, October 17 Time: Doors Open at 5:30 PM;  Meeting Starts at 6:15 PM Location: Oracle Special Note: Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder to attend.  Photo ID Required for facility entry. RSVP Required: RSVP Here Mr. Jeffrey Ait is the Director, Public Sector – North…

ISSA-NOVA September 2013 – Audience Choice

Presentation NOT AvailableFeaturing Joe Klein on one of 3 topics to be decided by the audience upon arrival. “Advanced IPv6 Defenses” (Technology-Defense),”Implication of Time Hacks on your organization” (Technology-Attacks),”Managing Disruptive Technology, a CMM Security Framework” (Process). Date: Thursday, September 19 Time: Doors Open at 5:30 PM;  Meeting Starts at 6:15 PM Location: Oracle Corporation –…

ISSA-NOVA August 2013 – Annual Chapter Social

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  In lieu of our Monthly Membership Meeting, ISSA-NOVA is conducting our annual Social Event. Join your fellow Information Security Professionals for good conversation in a relaxed social environment. ISSA-NOVA takes care of the appetizers and sodas…cash bar for beverages of the harder variety. Location Clyde’s of Tysons Corner RSVP Required http://nova.issa.org/?page_id=469&regevent_action=register&event_id=56

ISSA-NOVA July 2013 – Worst practices: How to waste 100% of your security budget

  Presentation NOT Available Featuring Rob Cheyne, speaking on Worst practices: How to waste 100% of your security budget Despite over a decade of taking information security “seriously”, we have yet to eradicate even one of the OWASP Top 10.  The way we approach application security today often wastes a lot of time and money…

ISSA-NOVA June 2013 – NIST 800-53 Rev4

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Presentation and Meeting Video Available!  – Featuring Dr. Ron Ross, NIST, speaking on NIST 800-53 Revision 4 Presentation Available – Click Here Meeting Video Available – Click Here Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Location: The MITRE Corporation, 7515 Colshire Drive, Mitre 1, Rear Entrance, McLean, VA 22102 Special Note: Attendees must have a photo ID…

Silver Sponsor – MITRE

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The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development, and information technology support to the government.For more information – http://www.mitre.org/  

ISSA-NOVA May 2013 – Verizon Breach Report

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  Meeting Presentation NOT Available Featuring Mr. Chris Porter, Verizon, speaking on Verizon Breach Report Based on forensic evidence collected while investigating some of the largest data breaches in history, Christopher Porter will present a rare view into the world of cybercrime & espionage. Over the last seven years, Porter and his colleagues have investigated…

ISSA-NOVA April 2013 – FedRAMP: From the FedRAMP PMO, CSP, and 3PAO perspective

Presentation Available! The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.This meeting will feature an Expert Panel Discussion on FedRAMP: From the FedRAMP PMO, CSP, and 3PAO perspectives. Expert Panel Members Include: Matt Goodrich, GSA…

ISSA-NOVA March 2013 – Geolocation Privacy and Device Security

Presentation NOT Available Featuring Ted Claypoole, Womble Carlyle, speaking on Geolocation Privacy and Device Security This presentation will cover the latest legal restrictions on collecting geolocation information, including the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling and how it has affected the way courts view business and law enforcement location tracking.  Geolocation tracking is both a security risk…

ISSA-NOVA February 2013 – The Beauty of Surveillance

Presentation Available! The Beauty of Surveillance, featuring Mr. Jonathan Tomek Network traffic and logs are the backbone of intrusion detection. Through a normal production system deployment, host and network logs capture all kinds of different information that provides insight into past and ongoing security breaches. How do security teams know which attack or infection matters…

ISSA-NOVA Meetings Archive – 2012

2012 Meetings December 2012 – Click Here for Presentation -> Art of Cyberwar_Kenneth Geers Topic(s): The Art of Cyberwar Speaker(s): Dr. Kenneth Geers November 2012 – Click Here for Presentation -> Cloud and Mobility Topic(s): Cloud and Mobility: Securing the Perfect Union Speaker(s): Mr. Omar Khawaja October 2012 Topic(s): Cybersecurity Awareness Month Speaker(s): Expert Panel Discussion…

ISSA-NOVA Meetings Archive – 2011

2011 Meetings December 2011 Topic(s): What is the government doing about federal IT security? Speaker(s): Mr. Andy Ozment November 2011 Topic(s): Panel discussion of Congressional staffers assigned to create the cyber security bill moderated by Elizabeth Hyman of CompTia Speaker(s): Ms. Elizabeth Hyman October 2011 Topic(s): Checkmate: How legitimate web sites have become unwilling pawns…

ISSA-NOVA Meetings Archive – 2010

2010 Meetings December 2010 Topic(s): Getting Started with ISO/IEC 27000 Speaker(s): Mr. Uday Ali Pabrai CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), Security+ November 2010 Topic(s): Evolving Network Security for Today’s Network Usage and Threats Speaker(s): Mr. Lee Klarich October 2010 Topic(s): Exploring Three Modern Attack Vectors: Insiders, Industrialized and APTs Speaker(s): Mr. Brian Contos CISSP September 2010 Topic(s):…

ISSA-NOVA Meetings Archive – 2009

2009 Meetings December 2009 Topic(s): Perspectives on Application Security Speaker(s): LTC Ken Fritzsche CISSP November 2009 Topic(s): Thoughts on the Future of the Internet and Security Speaker(s): Dr. Vint Cerf October 2009 Topic(s): Leveraging PCI Best Practices to Protect PII (Personally Identifiable Information) Speaker(s): Mr. Gary Palgon September 2009 Topic(s): Security Necessary to allow for…