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SF ISACA Fall Conference6/7/2018 5:32 PM

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SF ISACA Annual General Meeting & Network Event6/7/2018 5:29 PM

Please join the SF ISACA Chapter for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Appreciation & Networking Event on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, beginning at 5:30 PM at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco.  After the AGM concludes at 6:30 PM, we recognize chapter leaders and volunteers, followed by a Networking Event

In the AGM, the SF ISACA Board of Directors will be providing an overview of the benefits the chapter has provided to its members during the past year, honor recent CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC certification recipients and test passers, and recognize those chapter members and supporters who have contributed their time and talents towards enhancing the chapter's goals and the IT Audit profession, as volunteers and chapter contributors.

The evening will be filled with opportunities to meet our fellow IT Audit, Security and Governance professionals, catch up with old friends, and make new contacts. We look forward to offering our members and full-time students the opportunity to mix and mingle with some of industry's most outstanding audit professionals.

Hors d'oeuvres as well as cocktails will be served, and there will be door prizes and giveaways.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:30 pm


 Hotel Nikko
25th Floor - Bay View
San Francisco​

Join your fellow chapter members and enjoy a drink and hors d'oeuvreson us.

June Education Event: "Ransomware Risk" June 28th6/7/2018 11:54 AM

Location: Hotel Vital | Room Amalfi II
When: Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Registration: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00pm
Session: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Ransomware is one of the top cyber threats to your business organization and all IT networks globally. Ransomware infections continue to rise and have devastated numerous companies in the past couple years. The WannaCry attack and others have demonstrated to all industries, large and small, that no company is immune. This is a risk that should
be on your top priorities.
This presentation will explore some trends and key areas for this topic:
What is involved in a Ransomware infection ? Who is behind these attacks ?
If Cybercriminals attacked your network tomorrow, what is your risk and would you be ready ?
How can you prepare and protect your company from becoming the next victim in this growing cyber threat ?

James (Jim) Cowing, CISSP, CISM, PCI-QSA has been delivering strategic security services to many companies in the areas of IT Audit, Security, Risk and Compliance over the past 20 years. Before joining AppSec as
a Senior Security Advisor, Jim was a founder and Managing Director of Digital Resources Group (DRG), a national security assessment firm with offices and clients across the US and Latin America. During his career, Jim has helped industry leading financial institutions, merchants, and service providers address the complex and stringent IT security and compliance requirements of the Payment Card Industry, FedRamp/ HIPAA, ISO27001 and helped many clients prepare for and recover from their own data breach incidents. As the former co-chair of the Security Committee for the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC), and a member of ISACA, ISSA, and InfraGard, Jim is a seasoned security professional and a frequent speaker in the payments, controls and security topic areas.