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  • Friday, April 21, 2023

    • ISSA Monthly Luncheon: Hire A Hacker
      Friday, April 21, 2023

      ISSA Monthly Luncheon: Hire A Hacker

      11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

      Dave and Buster's 1030 Auahi St., Honolulu, Hale Paina Room

      RSVP requested
      Members $0 / Non-Members $0

       

      Presentation: Hire A Hacker by Secureworks

       

      Speaker:  Eric Escobar, Wireless Adversarial Lead, Secureworks


      Topic: Do you wonder how a hacker thinks? Is your organization a soft target? This talk will flip the script and show you how a threat actor approaches breaching the perimeter, persisting access, and evading detection.

       

      Bio: Eric is an elite pentester. His team consecutively won First Place at DEF CON Hacking Competition 23, 24, and 25's Wireless CTF, earning a Black Badge. He was forcibly retired from competing in the Wireless CTF and now creates challenges. He has successfully compromised companies from nearly all sectors of business; testing physical, human, network and wireless security.

       

      Lunch Menu: La Fiesta Buffet which inludes:

      Tinga Chicken Tacos, Carne Asada Tacos, Buildable Cantina Nachos which includes crispy tortilla strips served with Tinga Chicken, white queso, black beans, jalapeno pico de gallo, sliced jalapenos, cilantro and ancho lime aioli. Chimichurri Rice, and Cotija Corn Bake.

       

       

  • Friday, June 16, 2023

    • ISSA Monthly Luncheon: Sustain-ability: Sustain Security Challenges and Stay Sustainable!
      Friday, June 16, 2023

      ISSA Monthly Luncheon: Sustain-ability: Sustain Security Challenges and Stay Sustainable!

      11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

      Dave and Buster's 1030 Auahi Street, Honolulu, Hale Paina Room

      RSVP requested
      ***Note: This is a non-hosted Luncheon.
      Payment will be collected at entry.
      ISSA Members $0 (no charge) / Non-Members $20


      Presentation: Sustain-ability: Sustain security challenges and stay Sustainable!

       

      Speaker: Dean La, Channel Manager, Southern California and Hawaii, Secure Power Division APC by Schneider Electric.

       

      Topic: For this upcoming ISSA session, Dean will discuss considerations for Physical Security in distributed IT environments. He will also be presenting on strategies to minimize vulnerabilities, proactive management to meet compliance and - how to keep sustainability in mind with security!

       

      Bio: Dean is the Channel Manager covering Hawaii for APC by Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and the world's most sustainable company. With a combined background in sales and leadership he brings a consultative approach to his partnerships, focusing on educating and empowering companies to better utilize battery back-up, datacenter, cooling, software, and lifecycle management - all while doing things the green way. Outside of work, Dean is a long tenured high school basketball coach, local men's league team player, and avid strength trainer. He lives in Irvine, California with his wife who dances hula and recently competed with her hālau at the Merrie Monarch Festival!

       

      Lunch Menu: Appetizers
      Pretzel Dogs
      Baked Cheeseburger Sliders
      Crispy Chicken Bites
      Chips w/ Guac, Queso & Salsa
      Tomato & Basil Bruschetta

  • Sunday, July 9, 2023

    • ISSA Monthly Luncheon: Unlocking the Power of Veeam Security and Cyber Recovery
      Sunday, July 9, 2023

      ISSA Monthly Luncheon: Unlocking the Power of Veeam Security and Cyber Recovery

      11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

      Dave and Buster's 1030 Auahi Street, Honolulu, Hale Paina Room

      Topic: Unlocking the Power of Veeam Security and Cyber Recovery

       

      Abstract:  Discover Veeam's comprehensive features to ensure the integrity and availability of your data. Unlock Veeam's Cyber Recovery, designed to enhance cyber resiliency through air-gapped backups, data isolation, cyber threat intelligence integration, recovery verification, and incident response. Join us how organizations have strengthened their data protection frameworks with Veeam. Don't miss this opportunity to empower your business with robust defenses against data breaches, mitigate the impact of cyber threats, and achieve rapid recovery. This presentation is your gateway to elevating your data protection strategies.

       

      Speaker: Ton Huynh has worked in technology for over 20 years. He started in technology as a system administrator managing messaging and database servers for private industry. He spent the next 12 years designing/deploying content management solutions for public and private sectors as a lead consultant.  Ton then worked in data protection for over 7 years and in between his years in data protection, worked at Google as an infrastructure modernization specialist helping enterprises transform legacy data centers leveraging Google Cloud. Currently Ton is the Principal Systems Engineer for Veeam software supporting the Southern California and Hawaii customers.

      Cost: $ 0   Hosted by Veeam

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2023

    • Hawaii's 28th Annual ISSA Discover Security Conference (2-Days)
      Wednesday, October 11, 2023

      Hawaii's 28th Annual ISSA Discover Security Conference (2-Days)

      8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      Honolulu Country Club

      ITheme:  The Dawn of AI: Friend or Foe?

      For cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to benefit both the defenders and their adversaries. Threat actors are using AI to instantly generate sophisticated and evasive attacks, while security teams are now using AI-powered security tools to better protect against them. Discover more about AI. Discover what others are doing to benefit from it or protect against it. Discover what vendor solutions can help you to improve your security posture.

      Date and Location: 

      October 11-12, 2023
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Registration begins at 8 am)
      Honolulu Country Club
      1690 Pu'umalu St
      Honolulu, HI 96818
       

      Cost (both days included & ID Required):

      ISSA Members/ISC2/ISACA Members/Full Time College Students/DoD Employees: $60

      Non-Members: $120

      Hawaii State and City & County IT Employees, Active Duty Military IT Members: $0

      Payment due upon 1st Day at check-in. Cash, Credit cards & Checks payable to ISSA Hawaii accepted.

      A/C INCLUDED and FREE parking! Breakfast and Lunch to be provided.

      Deadline:
      October 5, 2023. Registrations received after that date will be accepted on a space available basis. Registration will close when maximum capacity is reached.

      Cancellations:

      Cancellations must be received by October 5.

      Attendee Packet:

      Available up top of this page in RED. 

      Earn CPE's for your ISC2 Certification!

  • Friday, November 17, 2023

    • ISSA Luncheon: DHA and Challenges with Facility-related Control Systems -- 2024 Board Elections
      Friday, November 17, 2023

      ISSA Luncheon: DHA and Challenges with Facility-related Control Systems -- 2024 Board Elections

      11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

      Dave and Buster's 1030 Auahi St., Honolulu, Hale Paina Room

      RSVP requested
      ISSA/ISC2/ISACA/Infragard Members $0 (no charge)
      Non-Members $10

      We will be voting on our 2024 ISSA Board of Directors. If you would like to nominate someone or yourself to lead our association in 2024, please email board@issahawaii.com. Only ISSA members are allowed to vote.

      The Doors open at 11:30 and voting begins at noon.

      Presentation: The Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Challenges with Facility-Related Control Systems.

      Speaker: David Young, ISSA Hawaii Chapter Treasurer

      In this discussion, we will talk about challenges in the security of facility-related control systems (sometimes referred to as Operational Technology, or OT, or SCADA).  We'll define related acronyms in this area and discuss recent publicized security breaches. Further discussion will include the clash of cultures between construction project timeliness and due diligence for cyber requirements.

      Lunch Menu: Grill House Menu
      includes the following...

      • BBQ Brisket
      • BBQ Chicken Breast
      • Cowboy Baked Beans
      • Garden Salad
      • Baked Mac and Cheese
      • Cornbread

  • Friday, January 19, 2024

    • ISSA Luncheon: Your New Year's Resolution, Create & Update my Information Security Policy
      Friday, January 19, 2024

      ISSA Luncheon: Your New Year's Resolution, Create & Update my Information Security Policy

      11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

      Dave and Buster's 1030 Auahi St, Honolulu, Hale Paina Room

      RSVP requested
      ISSA/ISC2/ISACA/Infragard Members $0 (no charge)
      Non-Members $10

      This is the first meeting of 2024 and we will kick it off with a session of 

      The Doors open at 11:30, food is served at 12pm.

      Presentation: Writing Your Information Security Policy

      Speaker: Loren Aquino, 2024 ISSA Hawaii Chapter President

      In this session, we will help you draft your Information Security Policy. This is a critical document that all companies need, whether you need to meet compliance, get cybersecurity insurance or need to protect valuable client date/intellectual property. It sets the tone for everything security related in your environment. Attendees will receive a template that they can take back to the office and continue to work on.

      Those who already have a policy can use this session to update it and add some items that may be missing.

      Lunch Menu: Grill House Menu
      includes the following...

      • BBQ Brisket
      • BBQ Chicken Breast
      • Cowboy Baked Beans
      • Garden Salad
      • Baked Mac and Cheese
      • Cornbread

  • Friday, February 16, 2024

    • ISSA Luncheon: Are You Prepared for AI/Microsoft Copilot - Possible Pitfalls, Security and Compliance Considerations
      Friday, February 16, 2024

      ISSA Luncheon: Are You Prepared for AI/Microsoft Copilot - Possible Pitfalls, Security and Compliance Considerations

      11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

      Dave and Buster's 1030 Auahi St, Honolulu, Hale Paina Room

      RSVP requested
      ISSA/ISC2/ISACA/Infragard Members $0 (no charge)
      Non-Members $10

      The Doors open at 11:30, food is served at 12pm.

      Presentation: Are You Prepared for AI/Microsoft Copilot - Possible Pitfalls, Security and Compliance Considerations


      Speaker: Roland Yee, Senior Account Executive, Technology Integration Group

      There's a lot of excitement with the recent release of Microsoft Copilot, enabling AI to a huge Microsoft Office install base, and making AI more pervasive than ever. We'll discuss some of the use cases of how and why companies are jumping on the bandwagon to adopt AI. However, we'll also discuss why it is so important to consider the risks of exposing sensitive data when deploying it. We plan to show a checklist of things to consider. There will be snippets of a recorded seminar from Converge's Solution Specialist Eric Towt and Solution Architect Dani Houpt shared at this presentation

      Lunch Menu: La Fiesta Menu
      includes the following...

      • Build your own nachos
      • Grilled Chicken Tacos
      • Carne Asada Tacos
      • Chimichurri rice
      • Cotija corn bake

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