Monthly Archives: November 2023

November 2023 Chapter Meeting

Our November chapter meeting is on Wednesday November 15, 2023 at 5:30PM. Please RSVP if you plan on attending!

Email Security Posture (ESP)

Abstract: Does your email security need a boost?  Let’s explore the 3 pillars of Email Security Posture (ESP):   SPF, DKIM, and DMARC. Topics include:

  1. How do SPF, DKIM, DMARC authenticate emails?
  2. What are the risks of not having SPF, DKIM, DMARC?
  3. What does ideal ESP look like?
  4. How can you check your organization’s ESP?
  5. What can you do to improve your organization’s ESP?

Speaker biography: Paul Speulstra, with nearly 3 decades of enterprise IT experience, is an accomplished cybersecurity specialist, software developer, manager, and speaker.  From the early days of the very first boot sector, file, and macro viruses to today’s threats combating APTs, BECs, crypto mining, and ransomware attacks, Paul has an extensive and diversified background in the security sphere.  Prior front-line experience as a cybersecurity specialist and incident responder inside a Fortune 500 global cybersecurity operations center, Paul has firsthand knowledge in the research, prevention, detection, and remediation of cyber threats and malware.  Paul now working for Bayside Solutions, Inc., a cybersecurity VAR based in Saint Petersburg Florida, is the inventor and programmer of Cyrebrium™, the cyber brain that powers BSI’s suspicious email analysis and inspection service known as PhishQueue™.

Presentations begin promptly at 5:30 PM

Location Information (NOTE NEW LOCATION!)

Northpointe Bank
5303 28th St Ct SE,
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Special note: The building access has good strong security protocols and all access between lobby and conference room is escorted. Therefore, please be prompt at or before 5:30pm in the lobby. Someone will be waiting in the lobby for everyone to arrive.  Text Patti if you are running late @ (616) 340-6119.