ISSA Middle Tennessee Chapter

February Chapter Meeting

  • 02/21/2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Tractor Supply Company HQ


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Join us for our February chapter meeting. 

Sponsor: This month's meeting sponsor is RSA.


Topic : 3rd Party Risk Primer, the A, B, Cs of 3rd party risk program

Third-party risk is not a new topic in the Security industry, but as organizations have shored up their defense’s our adversaries are looking for softer targets to exploit our networks and assets. We have witnessed more and more activity moving to the Cloud, and the increased dissolving of “the perimeter”. Our organizations have to give additional attention to the security posture of partner’s and in some cases their “partner’s partner”. Chris Patteson from RSA’s Risk Transformation Office will cover the basics of 3rd party risk management and how to more towards maturing your program.

Speaker:  Chris Patteson

Chris Patteson has more than two decades experience as a practitioner, leader, and innovator within Governance Risk and Compliance and Integrated Risk Management in the manufacturing, technology, and logistics sectors. Prior to joining RSA, he managed a team of data scientists and application developers to build new methods, models, and architectures for managing fraud and cargo security for a global logistics organization.  Chris continues to drive innovation in advanced data modeling techniques and creating actionable intelligence for managing risk.
Chris is an Industrial Engineer and holds an MBA in Strategic Management. His current research lies in security architectures related to risk systems and risk data science. His work in the domain led to a patent for Methods, Systems, and Devices for Detecting and Isolating Device Posing Security Threats.


Tractor Supply HQ

5401 Virginia Way

Brentwood, TN 37027


February 21, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Map of Tractor Supply Company:

When you enter the property you will go around to the back and park in the open lot.

If you prefer postal mail, our address is: 

Middle Tennessee ISSA Chapter

P.O. Box 1431

Brentwood, TN 37027-1431

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