Event Calendar

ISSA Holiday Luncheon 2013 @ University of Utah Alumni House
Dec 6 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am

The Holidays are Here!

We will be hosting the chapter’s annual holiday luncheon on Dec 5.  This luncheon is free to chapter members.

Our speaker this year is Pete Ferguson, of eBay Inc., who will discuss Why and How to Partner with Physical Security.  Pete’s remarks should provide an interesting focal point for the event.  Please come and enjoy the afternoon with ISSA Utah.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Speaker:  Pete Ferguson, Manager, Safety & Security Program Development, eBay Inc 

Topic:  Why and How to Partner with Physical Security

Securing people and places often are overlooked when compared to information security risks. Preventing people physical access to your facility as well as ensuring a good people-based crisis management program are in place are critical to the overall security strategy.

Speaker Bio: Pete has worked with eBay since it first came to Utah in 1999. With only 1,500 global employees at the time, he was on the ground level and responsible for introducing safety and security policies and practices to Utah -– and shortly thereafter to many additional locations as the company grew. He has served as a manager for global customer service locations and regional manager for both the Americas and Asia Pacific regions. With an educational and experiential background in Communications, Public Relations, he is now responsible for policy, awareness, and auditing programs for eBay’s 500+ global Safety and Security team. He also hold his Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation from the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS).


RSVP Today!

To obtain an accurate count of those who will attend our upcoming holiday luncheon please RSVP at: http://www.rsvpmenow.com/, with the event code: 26453.

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CounterIntel Conference and Intel Analyst Training @ The Chateaux Deer Valley
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day

Conference, September 16th
Keynote – Mark Weatherford, Principal, The Chertoff Group
Why Targeted ICS Threats Call for Intelligence? – Michael Assante, Director, ICS & SCADA, SANS Institute
Counterintelligence: A Seat At The Table – Ray Batvinis, Professor, The George Washington Unviersity, FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Ret.)

Why Building An Intelligence Team Is Important For Critical Infrastructure Asset Owners – Kristan Wheaton, Associate Professor of Intelligence Studies, Mercyhurst University

Situation Awareness: From Zero To Sector Scale – Ben Miller, Senior Cyber Security Specialist, ES-ISAC
Building Intelligence Infrastructure To Protect Your Critical Infrastructure – Meredith Wilson, Principal Consultant and Advisor, Emergent Risk International

Developing An Internal Threat Intelligence Function – Darin Olton, Principal, Threat & Vulnerability Management

Intel Analyst training, September 17th and 18th:

  • Understanding the intelligence challenge for critical infrastructure
    • Real time risk management
    • Cyber defense competency model
  • Intelligence and Situational Awareness
    • Situational awareness and intelligence requirements generation and gap analysis
    • Situational awareness and threat intelligence tools
    • Using OSINT tools to satisfy intelligence requirements
    • Getting inside the OODA loop
  • Attack Planning and Targeting
    • Attacker characterization
    • Threat identification
    • High value target identification
    • OSINT targeting
    • Targeting countermeasures
  • Creating and Using Situational Awareness and Threat Intelligence
    • Attack scenario generation
    • Indicator list development
    • Review of intelligence management tools
    • Analyzing and actioning incoming intelligence
    • Review of cyber intelligence providers
    • Development of an internal security ontology
  • Industrial Control Systems Cyber Threat Environment
    • OSINT analysis using ICS knowledge
    • OSINT walk-down for ICS-related threat information
  • Information Sharing
    • Comparison of information received through info-sharing organizations/initiatives
    • Infrastructure I&A Competition