December 17, 2013 at 6:30 PM
ISSA National Capital Chapter December meeting topic:
by Matt Bianco
DNS is critical to the stability of communications on our networks as well as the internet but has largely gone unprotected. This very important service is now being used against us in many types of attacks and coupled with that are all of the new devices being introduced in the modern network. This is a great concern but they all have one underlying commonality……DNS. We will take a look at how mobile device proliferation is adding to the strenuous task of maintaining and allowing access to the network. It also raises the question on how to best protect you from BYOD and network malware. Understanding how malware communicates and exhilarates data through DNS will also highlight the benefits of adding security at that layer and how it can aid in incident response.
About the Speaker
Mr. Bianco has over 14 years of experience in information technology, cyber security, computer forensics, and Technical Surveillance and Countermeasures accumulating multiple industry leading designations in each field. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and an Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE) and has obtained multiple Microsoft and Cisco certifications. Mr. Bianco provides technical security guidance and advice to our broad base of customers along multiple verticals. Prior to Infoblox, Mr. Bianco was Director of Cyber Intelligence at E-merging Technologies Group, Inc. There he was an elite technical resource providing expert guidance to ETG's customers on a regular basis. He was an acting “virtual CIO” for ETG’s managed customer base providing them with technology solutions for common and complex corporate problems. Mr. Bianco graduated cum laude from Myers University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.
2013 Board of Directors Election
Dear Chapter members,
The ISSA National Capital Chapter seeks nominations for Chapter Officers! We always need new people with fresh ideas so we can provide maximum value to you, the members. Board service is a small investment of time (perhaps 4 hours a month, including the regular Chapter meetings), but I have found it to be very rewarding, both personally and professionally, and I think you will, too. If you are a Chapter Member in good standing, you may nominate any Chapter Member (or yourself) for office. If you would like to help make our Chapter grow, please consider nominating someone for a Board Position.
· Executive Vice-President
· Treasurer (Chief Financial Officer)
· Vice-President of Communications (Secretary)
· Vice-President of Programs
· Vice-President of Education
· Vice-President of Membership
· Vice President of Strategic Relations
For a full description of the positions, please review the Chapter Bylaws: <http://www.issa-dc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23&Itemid=55> .
November 19 through December 7, 2013 - Nominations collected
Candidates for President are also required to have served on the National Capital Chapter Board in the year prior to his or her nomination.
The Election Committee will contact nominees to confirm acceptance of the nomination and to request a candidate bio. All candidates, including self-nominations, must provide a brief (150 words or less) statement/bio. The statement will be distributed to members for review before voting begins. Statements longer than 150 words will not be accepted.
December 8, 2013 - Candidates announced
We will email Candidate statements and instructions for casting your ballot to chapter members on December 8, 2013.
December 9, 2013 - December 16, 2011 - Ballots collected
You must cast your vote before 11:59 AM on December 16, 2013.
December 17, 2013 - Election results announced
We will announce incoming Officers at the Chapter meeting on December 17, 2013. The new Officers’ terms of Office are effective immediately upon announcement . Elected Officers of the National Capital Chapter of the ISSA serve one-year terms.
Thank you for supporting the National Capital Chapter!
Thomas E. Hallewell, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CSSLP, Certified Scrummaster
National Capital Chapter, ISSA