January 24th 2018 Chapter Meeting

January 24th 2018 6-8pm

Chapter Meeting Agenda:
6:00pm-6:15pm Networking
6:15pm-6:30pm Chapter Business
6:30pm-8:00pm Presentations
Location: Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98009

attendance qualifies for 2 CISSP credits

Speakers:

JR Santos, Executive Vice President Research, Cloud Security Alliance
"Charting the course through disruption with CSA Research"
Today, cloud represents the central IT system by which organizations are transforming themselves into digital enterprises. And as benefits of agility, scalability and security continue to be realized through cloud, new technology trends such as: Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence extend the benefits - but also creates complexity and possible new attack vectors for ambitious and resourceful adversaries. From its inception, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has explored the horizon, identifying the trends and risks of tomorrow and gathering leading security experts from across the industry to propose solutions today. In this presentation JR Santos, EVP of Research for the Cloud Security Alliance will share his vision for the direction of CSA research, discussing the topics currently being worked on by the community of research volunteers and a roadmap for when these best practices will be released to the industry.
Bio:
J.R. Santos is the Executive Vice President of Research for the Cloud Security Alliance. He oversees the Cloud Security Alliance’s research portfolio that covers a diverse range of cloud security topics such as IoT, quantum security, big data, artificial intelligence and application containers and microservices. He is responsible for the execution of the research strategy worldwide. In addition, he advises over 30+ working groups that develop industry-leading security practices, education and tools. J.R. has over 20 years of experience working in information security in a variety of industry sectors including finance, healthcare, aerospace, retail, and technology. J.R. is an active professional in the security industry and has served on various boards and committees throughout his career. J.R. holds various professional certifications and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.

February 2018 Chapter Meeting

February 28th 2018 6pm-8pm

Chapter Meeting Agenda:
6:00pm-6:15pm Networking
6:15pm-6:30pm Chapter Business
6:30pm-8:00pm Presentations
Location: Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98009

attendance qualifies for 2 CISSP credits

Speakers:

Gururaj Pandurangi, Founder and Partner, Avyan Consulting
"Achieving Compliance on Public Cloud"
Bio:
Gururaj guides clients towards a business-focused and holistic approach to cloud adoption. The teams he leads specializes in Digital Transformation through cloud-scale application design, DevOps & CI/CD, analytics, Cybersecurity & Compliance, and Internet of Things (IoT).
and
Michael Baker, Vice President - International America's, Secure Colony
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