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ISC2 Long Island Chapter November Event

(ISC)² Long Island Chapter Event

Please join us for our October Chapter Meeting:(2CPE)

This will be a online meeting with the link sent out the day before the meeting.

5:00 – 5:15 Welcome and Chapter Business
5:15 – 6:15 Insider Threat Management
6:15 – 7:15 Penetration Testing: From Planning to Execution
Please click on the link below to register.

Topic 1
Insider Threat Management
As organizations grapple with the need to safeguard employees, transition to a remote working model, or maintain business continuity, the risk of security breaches are at an all-time high. The rate of attacks on employees working from home has increased substantially as adversaries take advantage of a weaker security posture and overextended security teams. In this uncertain climate employees are more at risk of accidentally compromising their systems through a malicious link or exfiltrating controlled data.

In this discussion we will look at some of the most common methods by which an insider can knowingly, or unknowingly, compromise a company’s security posture and how to take steps towards mitigating such a risk. We will give an overview of insider threat, how the landscape evolved within the context of a remote workforce, and what steps organizations can take while maintaining employee confidence and privacy.

Michael Gordover: Principal Solutions Architect, Insider Threat Management at Proofpoint

Topic 2
Penetration Testing: From Planning to Execution

Learn what is involved in planning and performing a penetration test from experienced professionals in the field. During the presentation we will discuss common terms used in the industry, dispel misconceptions, and provide insight into the tools, tactics and techniques used to perform a successful penetration test. The ultimate goal is to familiarize the audience with the process of penetration testing whether they are looking to perform themselves or hiring a third party.

William Mendez – Managing Director of Operations, Cyzen

William Mendez is a Managing Director at Friedman CyZen LLC with nearly 15 years of experience strategizing and executing innovative cyber security solutions for a range of clients spanning multiple industries. As an industry partner, he worked with various defense and government contractors to ensure their information systems that processed government information were properly secured. At CyZen, Will ensures that clients are provided custom-tailored solutions that improve the security and resiliency of clients’ systems and networks.

William Keppler – Offensive Security Lead, Cyzen

Will performs vulnerability assessments and provides specialized services in the cryptocurrency space, including acting as a trusted third party and building custom applications to assist auditors in auditing cryptocurrency clients. A passionate researcher and problem solver, he has extensive knowledge of defensive tools including network access controls, SIEMs, IDS/IPS systems as well as forensics, web application testing, network pentesting and programming.




Nov 23 2020


5:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 23 2020
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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Zoom invite will be sent the day before.
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