Welcome:

The North Alabama Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a non-profit organization made up of 210+ Information Security professionals and practitioners in the Tennessee Valley.  We provide education forums, publications, and professional networking opportunities which enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members and our local community.  The North Alabama ISSA Chapter is affiliated with the international ISSA organization, conforms to its professional and organizational guidelines, and supports the ISSA Code of Ethics.

MEETING NOTICE

We hope you had a chance to join us at the 6th Annual North Alabama Cyber Security Summit. We had a great turnout of over 700 people and 40 sponsors. Thank you to the Summit team for all the hard work! It was a great event.

Please join us for our next event on July 15th @ 1130 - 1300 @ Wyle in Research Park. Fishnet Security will be our guest and Alex Kirk will be presenting.

Alex Kirk is a Security Engineer for Sourcefire (now a part of Cisco) covering the southeast US. Previously, he spent 9.5 years with the company's Vulnerability Research Team, where he focused on Snort signature writing, packet/vulnerability/malware analysis, etc.; in his last 4 years there, Alex ran the VRT's intelligence-sharing programs. He contributed a pair of Snort-related chapters to "Practical Intrusion Analysis: Prevention and Detection for the Twenty-First Century," and was a regular contributor to the widely-read VRT blog (http://vrt-blog.snort.org/). He speaks at conferences worldwide on topics as diverse as "Malware Mythbusting" and "Reducing 0-Day Exposure Through Information-Sharing", at venues including FIRST, Ekoparty, H2HC, HITB Malaysia, Ruxcon, ISSA, and B-Sides venues across the globe.

Register Now below! This event is limited to the first 100 people and we expect a sellout.

 https://www.123signup.com/register?id=yfbyb

Speaker: 
Alex Kirk
Speaker Biography: 

Alex Kirk is a Security Engineer for Sourcefire (now a part of Cisco) covering the southeast US. Previously, he spent 9.5 years with the company's Vulnerability Research Team, where he focused on Snort signature writing, packet/vulnerability/malware analysis, etc.; in his last 4 years there, Alex ran the VRT's intelligence-sharing programs. He contributed a pair of Snort-related chapters to "Practical Intrusion Analysis: Prevention and Detection for the Twenty-First Century," and was a regular contributor to the widely-read VRT blog (http://vrt-blog.snort.org/). He speaks at conferences worldwide on topics as diverse as "Malware Mythbusting" and "Reducing 0-Day Exposure Through Information-Sharing", at venues including FIRST, Ekoparty, H2HC, HITB Malaysia, Ruxcon, ISSA, and B-Sides venues across the globe.

 

Location: 

 Wyle CAS - 345 Bob Heath Drive, Huntsville, AL 35806

https://goo.gl/maps/x5rfo

 

 

 

 

2014 North Alabama Cyber Security Summit

June 4th and 5th, 2014 @ The Von Braun Center

http://AlabamaCyberSummit.org

 

Discounted admission of $40 for ISSA members. Click here to register.

SUMMIT INFORMATION

The North Alabama Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (NAC-ISSA) and Cyber Huntsville will host our 6th annual Cyber Security Summit℠ on Wednesday, June 4th and Thursday, June 5th, 2014. With NAC-ISSA being North Alabama’s premiere technical institution for cyber security and Cyber Huntsville the organization creating synergy between all government, industry, and academia in the Tennessee Valley in cyber and related fields. Due to continued interest and excitement within our field, this year’s event will include a broad range of technical and management speakers and panels.

During this event we anticipate:

  • Over 650 Attendees
  • Management and Technical Presentations
  • A Slate of Industry Recognized Speakers
  • Major Security Vendors