This month’s social event will be held on Thursday, Feb 27 at the newly renovated O’Charley’s in Brentwood.
When/Where: Thursday the 27th @ O’Charley’s in Brentwood. We will get started around 5:30 and go until 7:30-8.
To RSVP in advance, please email Bill Dieringer, Membership Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please drop in even if you don’t RSVP. We can always make room for more!
100 East Park Drive
Please join us on Friday, Feb 21 at Lipscomb’s Spark Center in Cool Springs. This month’s meeting is sponsored by Symantec.
When: February 21, 2014 11:30 AM – 1 PM
Where: Lipscomb Spark Center, Franklin TN
Jon Damratoski of Black Diamond Technology will review the basics of DLP, including DAR, DIM, DIU (endpoint), policies, infrastructure, reporting and plug-ins such as Data Insight. He will discuss DLP do’s and don’ts and, by way of a case study, identify how DLP could have been used to prevent a recent data breach.
About our Speaker:
As a DLP Subject Matter Expert, Jon Damratoski brings 10 years of experience in the security field with the last 5 years exclusively focused in Data Loss Prevention. Last year he started Black Diamond Technology to focus on independent DLP work and is currently working with a Fortune 20 healthcare organization on a DLP and Data Insight program.
Before starting Black Diamond, he was a Technical Program Manager at BEW Global focusing on multiple customer DLP programs. Jon brings a lot of knowledge around practical application of DLP technology to everyday business processes to help prevent data loss
Slides from today’s presentation are available on our chapter member forum on ISSA International
Please join us on Friday, Jan 17 for our first meeting of 2014 at Lipscomb’s Spark Center in Cool Springs. This month’s meeting is sponsored by Sal Apollo of NetSPI.
When: January 17, 2014 11:30 AM – 1 PM
Where: Lipscomb Spark Center, Franklin TN
Defending organizations against Internet borne malware, advanced persistent threats and application exposures is a complex and increasingly important job within corporate IT environments. In this presentation, NetSPI will review current vulnerability identification and management issues and update the audience on programs and approaches to enhance your information security program.
In particular, the following topics will be addressed:
• Why vulnerability management is important
• A formal approach to vulnerability management
• Tips on how to ensure your approach to vulnerability management is successful
Security and IT leaders who are responsible for providing the business with a stable and secure IT environment will benefit from this session.
Chapter meetings are open to ISSA members and guests. First time attendees are always welcome. Come see what we’re about!
*Members Only Event*
This month’s social event will be held jointly with our local ISACA Chapter. The last joint-chapter social we had was a great success and we anticipate a large turnout fot this one, RSVP early!
When/Where: Thursday the 23rd @ The Crow’s Nest in Nashville. We will get started around 5:30 and go until 7:30-8.
If you have any questions drop me a line email@example.com.
The Crow’s Nest
2221 Bandywood Dr, Nashville, TN 37215
RSVP Link: https://issa-midtn.org/events/55/123-issa-isaca-joint-social-event-please-rsvp/
As we close out the year, don’t forget your professional development. Claim up to 16 CPE credits for attending the 2013 ISSA International conference this year.
We are looking forward to hosting a special combined member social with ISACA in January. Details are in the newsletter.
Best wishes for a happy holiday season!
Topic: What is the Project Manager’s Role in Ensuring Information Security
Thursday, December 19th, 2013
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Note! The event will be rescheduled for sometime in early 2014
About this Event: Are you involved with Information Security oriented projects, or any other type of project that has an IS consideration? Do you work on any projects jointly with a Security Officer? If not, should you be? What is a PMs span of control?
About the Presenter: This will be a panel discussion with several members of ISSA, including the chapter president.
Register Online at PMI Nashville
In the early morning hours of November 25th a member of our security community, Willie (Reco) Hight, was hit head on by a driver that crossed over the median on Old Hickory Boulevard in Nashville story here. Willie was rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital with life threatening injuries and is still in critical condition in the Vanderbilt Trauma ICU. The Healthways security team wanted to pass along this information to the Middle Tennessee security community and ask for your thoughts and prayers for Willie and his family. If you would like more information or would like to help the family please see the following sites.
Caring Bridge Journal
How to Help
From Amanda Hight – What a day (yesterday)! Can’t complain tho! God is still good! My husband is still pressing on and moving forward! Bumps are just bumps. You eventually cross over them and on to your destination. We are onto our next stop! I can’t say thank you enough to everyone surrounding us with prayers and love!
Happy Holidays to you and yours this season!
Join us for our annual Holiday Luncheon, find out about training and scholarship opportunities, and participate in an event with PMI Nashville.
It’s all in this month’s newsletter.
Join us on Friday, December 6 from 11:00 AM – 1 PM for our annual Holiday Luncheon at Fleming’s Steakhouse on West End Avenue.
We will enjoy exclusive use of Fleming’s for our luncheon. This is a great opportunity to catch up with members you’ve known for years and meet some new members.
Due to the popularity of this special event, registration is open only to Middle TN ISSA chapter members.
Thank you for voting in the elections this year. Our chapter will continue to grow and thrive thanks to your participation. For those 2013 Board members who are rolling off this year, a special thank you for your service. Our chapter accomplished a lot of great things thanks to their leadership and service.
Introducing the members of our 2014 Board: