Monthly Archives: February 2018

March, 2018 Chapter Meeting

Our February chapter meeting is on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 5:45PM. Please RSVP if you plan on attending!

Governance, Risk & Compliance Solutions: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Abstract: GRC solutions can be an effective way to manage your security program however all too often organizations purchase a solution before they are ready. This presentation will cover best practices and lessons learned from the field while Chad Clement worked as a GRC Consultant as well as his experiences deploying GRC solutions in his own environments as a CISO and Global Security Manager.

Speaker Biography:
Chad Clement is a Sr. Solutions Architect with Optiv where he is currently works in pre-sales. Prior to joining Optiv Chad was Chief information Security Officer for a regional health system. Chad has over 25 years if information technology and information security ranging from Department of Deference, finance, manufacturing, food services and healthcare. He has prior work experience as a GRC consultant where he has deployed GRC solutions in healthcare, manufacturing, food services and finance.

Schedule
5:45-6:00PM Networking, dinner
6:00-7:15PM Presentation
7:15-7:45PM Q&A

Location Information
Metro Health IT Facility
985 Gezon Parkway (across from Target loading dock)
Wyoming, MI, 49519

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February, 2018 Chapter Meeting

Our February chapter meeting is on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 5:45PM. Please RSVP if you plan on attending!

Current Ransomware Update

Abstract: Ransomware is a $1 billion dollar security industry, and that’s just for the cybercriminals. It is by far the most profitable malware threat in history. Because of this, along with reduced barriers to entry for attackers, these incidents are widespread, causing significant business loss and disruption for organizations. Sophistication levels, pervasiveness, polymorphism, and impact are also on the rise. In this discussion, David Lindstrom and Jimmy Nguyen of Cisco security will discuss current ransomware trends, the anatomy of an attack, prevention and detection capabilities, and response strategies to minimize ransomware-related risk.

Speaker Biography:
David Lindstrom is a Cyber Sales Specialist for Cisco, based in Southfield. He joined Cisco via the Lancope acquisition in 2015, and has worked closely with local companies in security planning and operations. He has been involved in technical solution selling for over 20 years as an individual contributor and in sales management. He supports accounts in the enterprise space in Michigan.

Jimmy Nguyen is a Security Consulting Systems Engineer, based in Lansing. He has over 15 years experience in security operations, engineering, and architecture, and joined Cisco in 2017 from HP Security. In his role as CSE, he helps MI enterprises align security architecture and operations to organizational priorities and security framework to achieve optimal business outcomes.

Schedule
5:45-6:00PM Networking, dinner
6:00-7:15PM Presentation
7:15-7:45PM Q&A

Location Information
Metro Health IT Facility
985 Gezon Parkway (across from Target loading dock)
Wyoming, MI, 49519

Map