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  • 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

  • Friday, March 15, 2024

    • ISSA March Luncheon: An Interactive Ransomware Simulation and Debate
      Friday, March 15, 2024

      ISSA March Luncheon: An Interactive Ransomware Simulation and Debate

      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 $0 (no charge)

      The Doors open at 11:30 am, Buffet opens at 11:50 am

      Presentation: An Interactive Ransomware Simulation and Debate

      Speaker: Jason Burrell, Director, Sales Engineering, Arctic Wolf

      Join ISSA and Arctic Wolf as our team of security experts dive deep into a ransomware event via an interactive table read. We will walk through an interactive ransomware simulation and debate the steps along the way.

      Key Takeaways:

      • Discuss the best course of actions from a technical and business perspective
      • Understand what really happens in a ransomware incident
      • Why mitigating controls matter, and the positive impact of having a managed detection and response provider
      • Discover the true costs of going through an incident

      Lunch Menu: Pasta La Vista Buffet

      includes the following...

      • Chicken Parm
      • Tomato Basil Pasta
      • Caesar Salad
      • Cacio e Pepe Cauliflower
      • Mozzarella Cheese Ciabatta
      • Coffee, Tea and Soda

  • Friday, April 19, 2024

    • ISSA April Luncheon

      11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

      ISSA April Luncheon
      Friday, April 19, 2024

      ISSA April Luncheon

      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 am, Buffet opens at 11:45 am

      Presentation: Build your Threat Intel Program with Little to No Budget

      Speaker: Loren Aquino, President of ISSA Hawaii Chapter and Partner at HI Tech Hui / Cyberuptive

      A good Threat Intel Program is essential for protecting your organization by anticipating the threats that you need to combat. Join ISSA Hawaii for a workshop on building a Threat Intel Program on a limited budget, emphasizing the importance of identifying critical assets, utilizing open-source intelligence (OSINT) tools, and fostering internal expertise through staff training and cultivating a security-aware culture.

      As an attendee, you'll receive a Threat Intel Program template along with the publicly available resources to put the plan in motion. You are highly encouraged to bring your laptop to this workshop.

      Lunch Menu includes the following...

      • Tomato & Basil Bruschetta
      • Fresh Fruit Salad
      • Boneless Wings with Dipping Sauce
      • Bar Burgers
      • Pretzel Dogs
      • Coffee, Tea and Soda

  • Friday, May 24, 2024

    • ISSA May Luncheon

      11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

      ISSA May Luncheon
      Friday, May 24, 2024

      ISSA May Luncheon

      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 $0/no charge

      The Doors open at 11:30 am, Buffet opens at 11:50 am

      Presentation: The Edge is Undergoing the Most Significant Transformation in History

      Speaker: Stephen Bird - Technical Networking Specialist, HPE

      Changing needs by employers, institutions and have driven a new approach to secure access and connectivity performance at the Edge.

      Lunch Menu:

      • Chicken Parmesan
      • Tomato Basil Pasta
      • Caesar Salad
      • Cacio e Pepe Cauliflower
      • Mozzarella Cheese Ciabatta
      • Unlimited Coffee, Tea and Soda

  • Friday, June 28, 2024

    • ISSA June Luncheon

      11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

      ISSA June Luncheon
      Friday, June 28, 2024

      ISSA June Luncheon

      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 TBD

      Register for this Event

      The Doors open at 11:30 am, Buffet opens at 11:50 am

      Presentation: TBD

      Speaker: TBD

      Presentation synopsis has not been determined yet.

      Lunch Menu: TBD

      includes the following...

      • Something yummy
      • Another yummy thing
      • Unlimited Coffee, Tea and Soda

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2024

    • Hawaii's 29th Annual ISSA Discover Security Conference (2-Days)
      Wednesday, October 16, 2024

      Hawaii's 29th Annual ISSA Discover Security Conference (2-Days)

      All Day

      Honolulu Country Club

      1690 Pu'umalu St
      Honolulu, HI 96818

      Wednesday, October 16 - Thursday, October 17, 2024
      8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Registration begins at 8 am)

      General Admission: TBD, Cash and credit card payments collected at check-in.

      ISSA Members/ISC2/ISACA/Infragard Members/Full Time College Students/Active Duty Military/DoD Employees/State, City & County Employees: $0 (ID required at check-in)

      FREE parking! Breakfast and Lunch to be provided.

      Register for this Event

      Registration Deadline:

      October 4, 2024. Registrations received after that date will be accepted on a space available basis. Registration will close when maximum capacity is reached.

      Cancellation Deadline:

      Cancellations must be received by October 4, 2024.

      Theme:
      TBD
      Theme description is to be determined


      Attendee Packet: Link to be provided when available


      This event is eligible towards your CPE's!

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