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Phoenix ISSA Q3 Chapter Meeting - July 10, 2012 Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) See for details

When: 7/10/2012
11:30 AM
Where: ITT Tech Institute
5005 S. Wendler Drive
Tempe, Arizona  85282
United States
Contact: Membership

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Phoenix ISSA Q3 Chapter Meeting - July 10, 2012

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)

Breaches & InfoSec Today 



11:30 – Noon Check-in and lunch

Noon – 12:15 Welcome

12:15 – 1:05 2012 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

Brian Grayek, Southwestern US Area Manager, Terremark

1:05 – 1:25 break

1:30 – 2:20 Trends in Incident Response
Wendi Rafferty, Vice President, Services at CrowdStrike

2:20 – 2:50 Chapter business & break



2:50 – 3:20 Security Profession Today

Jenner Holden, Director Information Security, LifeLock

3:30 – 4:20 Information Security and Internal Audit

Paul Steinbart, Professor, ASU

4:20 – 4:50 Value of Security Certifications

Rich Larkins, Phoenix ISSA Secretary

4:50 – 5:00 Closing comments



Wendi Rafferty is a technical leader with over ten years of diverse experience in information security, incident response, and network intrusion investigations. As the Vice President of Services for CrowdStrike, Wendi and her team respond to security breaches and provide customers solutions to their most complex data breaches. Much of her work experience is within Fortune 500 companies and for the U.S. Government.

Prior to her work at CrowdStrike, Wendi was a managing director for Mandiant's Los Angeles office, where she was responsible for leading a team of security consultants that responded to many large security breaches. Her work focused on the energy, critical infrastructure, technology, and defense industrial base verticals. Prior to her work at Mandiant, Wendi was a Special Agent conducting computer crime investigations for the US Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

Wendi has been a featured speaker at SANS, DoD Cybercrime, GFIRST, FIRST, CSI SX, CSI NetSec, and the FBI National Infragard conference on topics in incident response and remediation.


"Trends in Incident Response" by Wendi Rafferti

Everywhere you look, security incidents are in the news. From hands-on experience investigating some of the world's largest security breaches, Wendi will take a deeper look at industry trends from recent public reports (examples: Mandiant M-Trends, the Verizon Business Report which will be discussed in the proceeding presentation McAfee's Night Dragon report, for example) and and discuss in detail what some of these high level statistics actually mean for the industry. Wendi will provide examples from recent security breaches that correspond to reporting trends as well as be able to answer audience questions regarding incident response and current security breaches in the news.

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