January 2023 Meeting - In Person
January 26th General Meeting with 1 Hour Presentation and CPE Credit
Presentation 5-6pm followed by Networking 6-7pm with Appetizers
Meeting Location: Sheraton Hotel, Jaguar II, 10605 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Meeting Sponsor: Crowdstrike
Speakers: Alec Diaz, CrowdStrike Sales Engineer, and Conan Taylor, Sales Engineering Manager
Alec Diaz is a Cybersecurity Sales Engineer at CrowdStrike, a global cybersecurity leader of advanced cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Alec works with major healthcare organizations to implement robust IT infrastructure protection through the use of appropriate technology, intelligence, and services. Alec has years of experience in IT and Security Operations in both public and military environments. Alec holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, and stills serves in the Georgia National Guard as a Signal Officer.
Conan Taylor is a security professional who has worked at Crowdstrike for the past 3 years as a Sales Engineering Manager. Conan specialize in cloud-based security technologies, with a focus on endpoint and operating system security. He has a combined total of over two decades of experience in Information Technology, Networking and Security related fields. Conan is very passionate about helping Security organizations stay breach free. Conan holds a Bachelor of Science in IT, and an MBA. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, trying new cuisines, and fishing.
Presentation: Adversary Insights
The purpose of this presentation is to take an Adversary-first approach to security. The presentation focuses on the latest Adversary activities, TTPs, and Trends which are all derived from CrowdStrike’s Intelligence and OverWatch teams. The desired outcome is to significantly increase a Security Professional’s knowledge of the who, how, and why Adversary are attacking. The expected result is a greater insight into Adversary characteristics, and how to best defend against their evolving tradecraft.
For more information visit: www.crowdstrike.com
Visit these websites for additional chapter details:
• LinkedIn Group Site: www.linkedin.com/groups/1539547
2023 Meetings: TBA
Chapter goals and leadership principles:
• To have informative chapter events and fun professional social networking
• Share and promote vendor neutral best practices for information security
• Promote the educational and ethical standards, and the knowledge base of the ISSA association and the CISSP certification
More info: You may contact the local Board of Directors of the Jacksonville / NE Florida ISSA Chapter at: board[at]neflorida.issa.org
• Board Members: Vicki Harris (Maximus), Scott Manning (Black Knight Financial), James Case (Baptist Health), Derek Sandland (The Main Street America Group), Chris Layfield (Comcast)
To join ISSA: Go to www.issa.org/join. Don't forget to also select chapter: Northeast Florida.