Cyber Security Events

October 2017

Hawaiian Telcom Tech Forum 2017

October 3, 2017

Time: 8:00am – 1:00pm

Location: Plaza Club. 900 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu, HI. 96813

The Hawaiian Telcom Tech Forum 2017 will feature technology and cybersecurity experts and will be held at the Plaza Club in Honolulu Hawaii. The venue will include breakfast, introductions, security panel, various breakout sessions and a lunch keynote speaker. Terra Verde’s CEO Edward Vasko will deliver a cyber trends industry update at 10:00am.

For More Information: Vito Nossa/[email protected]

SecureWorld Bay Area

October 4 – 5, 2017

Time: See website for details

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center. 5001 Great America Pkwy. Santa Clara, CA 95054

Join your fellow security professionals for high-quality, affordable training and education. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, and breakout sessions—all while networking with local peers. Earn 12-16 CPE credits through 60+ educational elements, learning from nationally recognized industry leaders.

Arizona Cyber Warfare Range (AZ02 Westside) Open House & Cyber Security Experience

October 7, 2017

Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Arizona Cyber Warfare Range AZ02. 5115 North 27th Avenue, Building 66, Phoenix, AZ 85017

The media has a lot to say about hackers and security.  If you want to learn from real hackers and cybersecurity experts, this is the place to be. Tours will begin to run at 11:00am and are scheduled to run every 30 minutes for the rest of the day.

Food: We are hosting a BBQ that is open to everyone.

Event Highlights/Event Demos:

Social Engineering

Wireless Penetration

Password Cracking CPU/GPU

IOT Exploitation

“How Not to Get Roped”

Experience the Blue Team

Wire, Patch and Connect

Network/Forensics Analysis

Demos will start immediately after the first tour. These are scheduled to run all day long. Demos are geared toward the general audience so you don’t have to be a “elite haxor”.


Continuation of our mission to develop well-trained, highly capable cyber warriors experienced in the necessary improvement processes for cyber defense and security.

Unique Real-Time/Real-World/Real-Threat Environment

Self-paced Training for All Skill Levels

Organic Mentoring

Open to anyone interested in Security and Inspired to Learn




2017 ISSA International Conference and CISO Forum

October 9 – 11, 2017 (CISO Forum: October 12, 2017)

Time: See website for details

Location: San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina. 1380 Harbor Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92101

Join ISSA October 9-11, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in San Diego, California for solution oriented, proactive and innovative sessions focused on the Digital Danger Zone. The ISSA will be hosting a CISO Executive forum on October 12, 2017 following the annual event.

Each day, cyber threats become increasingly intricate and difficult to detect. Over the past year, we saw that with the rise of device connectivity came boundless opportunities for malicious hackers to attack device vulnerabilities. No cyber security professional can become an expert on these digital dangers without continued efforts to educate themselves on the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

We look forward to welcoming you and over 800 of your colleagues and peers in San Diego as we discuss topics ranging from incident response to application security to business skills for the information security professional. Join us at the 2017 ISSA International Conference and we’ll help you navigate the Digital Danger Zone.

John Strand Presents @ The AZCWR 02 (Westside)

October 10, 2017

Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm

Location: 5115 North 27th Avenue, Building 66, Phoenix, AZ 85017

John Strand will present in the lecture hall, with a reception to follow for all attendees wherein he will answer questions. The Westside AZCWR 02 space will be available for overflow attendees. Seating in the lecture hall is first come, first serve. Attendees are instructed to enter 5115 N 27th Ave from the West door and sign-in with security. The event is located within this building, the Westside AZCWR 02.


6:00 – 7:00 Presentation (Availability: 99)

7:00 – 8:00 Reception (Free Food and Drinks)

FREE – Cyber Security Fall Summit

October 13, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Phoenix City Hall. 200 Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

In collaboration with the Phoenix Information Technology Services, the Phoenix Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will be hosting a free “Fall Cybersecurity Summit” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 at Phoenix City Hall.

Don’t let superstitions stop you from learning about cybersecurity on Friday the 13th. Bring your lunch and receive information, tools and resources that can help you and your families stay safe online and increase the nation’s resiliency in the event of a cyber incident. Learn about ransomware, password cracking, social engineering, cyberbullying, hacking the IoT and many more!

(ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter – Q4 Professional Development Event

October 19, 2017

Time: 10:30am – 5:00pm

Location: Rio Salado College Conference Center. 2323 W. 14th Street,  Tempe, AZ 85281

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) – Glendale Community College (GCC) – ITS Committee, Rio Salado College, and (ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter, Inc. are sponsoring this event. The event will provide security professionals and aspiring information security professionals with the opportunity to network, share knowledge, and exchange resources. (ISC)2 members earn 5-CPEs attending the event. The (ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter cordially invites all interested students, especially those with an interest in Computer/Network Security to attend.

Opportunity Hack

October 21 – 23, 2017

Location: TechShop at ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC). 249 East Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225

Here’s an event that offers coders and non-coders an opportunity to build ideas and then construct them. This event appears on this calendar since even good ideas need to be realized with cybersecurity in mind. Prizes include cash, and, for students, a job interview for employment or internship at Paypal.


Paypal is requesting volunteers too:

Cybersecurity and Basic Hacks

October 23, 2017

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm

Location: TechShop at ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC). 249 East Chicago Street, Chandler, AZ 85225

In recognition of Cyber Awareness Month we will be hosting a hands-on demo.

Space will be limited so it will be first come first serve. I am unsure if I will be able to loan any number of laptops at the moment so please bring your laptop loaded with Kali Linux. We should be able to host up to 80 people. (New room BTW, better acoustics)


1800 to 1805 – Food, Drinks, Resources, Announcements, other Security Meetups.

1805 to 1820 – Presentation by: Spencer

Description: TBD

1820 to 2000 – Hands-on Demo presented by: Ryan Chapman

Description: TBD

ISACA October 2017 Chapter Meeting

October 26, 2017

Time: 11:30am – 3:30pm

Location: Rio Salado College Conference Center. 2323 W. 14th Street, Tempe, Arizona 85281

While we encourage all members to attend, this event will also be available via live streaming (unlisted YouTube channel, we will share the link prior to the meeting).  You can also view the presentations after the event in the chapter member content area of the chapter website.  As such, in registering, you will be asked if you will attend or view via live stream.  Please be accurate as we rely on this number for planning on food.  Also, please do not register for the live viewing option if you do not plan to view it, as there is a per person charge for each registration.

Hot Topics in Security Challenges

Securing & Auditing Your Network:
Kim Jones, Director, Cybersecurity Education Consortium, Arizona State University

The Killer Next Door – Managing Third-Party Risk
James Christiansen, VP Information Risk Management, Optiv

Review, Discussion, and Demonstration of the ISACA CSX Training Platform
Jon Chandler, ISACA Phx Chapter Cybersecurity Director

November 2017

SecureWorld Denver

November 1 – 2, 2017

Time: See website for details

Location: Hyatt Regency Denver Technology Center. 7800 East Tufts Avenue. Denver, CO 80237. 303-779-1234

Join your fellow security professionals for high-quality, affordable training and education. Attend featured keynotes, panel discussions, and breakout sessions—all while networking with local peers. Earn 12-16 CPE credits through 60+ educational elements, learning from nationally recognized industry leaders.

Past Cyber Security Events

ISACA Chapter Meeting / Cyber Risks and Controls

Thursday, April 27, 2017

5:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: ASU West4701 W Thunderbird Rd. Glendale, Arizona 85306

Speakers include Mike Landeck, Director of Information Security/CISO, Social Interest Solutions and Edward Vasko, CEO of Terra Verde.


Multi-Unit Franchising Conference

April 23 – 26, 2017

8:00am – 6:00pm Daily
Location: Caesars PalaceLas Vegas, Nevada

The premier event for franchisees looking to expand their businesses, the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference is constructed to be a platform for continued education and sets the stage for upcoming trends that can inspire franchisees with new ideas to immediately apply to their businesses.


16th Annual Security Conference

April 18 – 20, 2017

8:00am – 5:00pm PDT
Location: Tuscany Suites Hotel. 255 E Flamingo Road. Las Vegas, NV 89169

Security, assurance and privacy difficulties are abounding. Progress in information and communication technologies have conveyed numerous security problems to the fore. Such issues may be technical in nature or organizationally grounded. Whatever be the nature and extent of the security issues, there is a need to take part in discourses pertaining to security, assurance, and privacy.


Cloud Security Alliance Southwest Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

12:00pm – 4:00pm CST
Location: DeVry University2149 W Dunlap Avenue. Phoenix, AZ 85021

“Security Automation in the cloud, endless possibilities” Henrik Johansson, Amazon Web Services. “Darktrace Detected: Real World Examples of Today’s Threats” Parker Ashley, Dark Trace. Requiring Security Review through the SDLC” Eric Andersm, Workiva.


May 2017

CSO50 Conference & Awards

May 1 – 3, 2017

May 1: 1:30pm – 6:30pm   I   May 2: 8:00am – 6:00pm   I   May 3: 8:00am – 9:30pm

Location: 7700 E McCormick Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Telephone: (480) 991-9000 Toll-Free: (800) 540-0727

At this groundbreaking event, winners of the CSO50 Awards for 2017 will present their winning projects and initiatives — all designed to improve security and minimize risk for their enterprise. Recent winning projects and initiatives addressed topics like: Application Security, Compliance and Risk Management, Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Data Loss Prevention and Recovery, Identity and Access Management, Next Generation Security & Automation and a lot more.


2017 Cybersecurity Summit

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Time: 8:00am – 5:30pm

Location: Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas6333 North Scottsdale Rd. Main Ballroom. Scottsdale, AZ 85250

The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC), Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard present the fourth annual Cybersecurity Summit on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas. The Cybersecurity Summit is an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Join the Council for this educational summit that provides actionable solutions, as numerous AZTC and ACTRA member organizations showcase their available resources, products, and services geared toward helping protect your intellectual property and customer data. There will be panel discussions, keynote speakers, sponsor expo and other exceptional presentations.


PCI Acquirer Forum

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Mandalay Bay Convention Center3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard. Las Vegas, Nevada, 89119

Join your peers for an interactive discussion with the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) at our Acquirer Forum. Ask us your questions, and get the latest updates on PCI SSC initiatives that will help you and your customers protect payment information in 2017. PCI SSC Participating Organization, Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), will host the PCI SSC Acquirer Forum alongside its TRANSACT17 event in Las Vegas on 9 May.  Acquirers and processors attending the PCI SSC Acquirer Forum are eligible for a $250 discount on the registration for TRANSACT17 (this only applies to non-ETA members for the non-member rate). Register now and receive the discount code via email.

Please send questions or comments to: A[email protected]


SANS Security West 2017

May 9 – 18, 2017

Time: Various Times Each Day

Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt HotelOne Market Place. San Diego, CA  92101 US

Phone: (619) 232-1234  I  Toll Free: (800) 233-1234

SANS events offer excellent training by highly experienced cybersecurity professionals. Their training courses have a reputation for being some of the best in the world.


The Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference

May 9 – 11, 2017

Time: 7:30am – 5:45pm Daily

Location: The Colorado Convention Center700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

The event is the only conference of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region. The conference provides a convenient and affordable knowledge-builder for IT security professionals. It also gives the blend of education, networking and opportunities that are critical to your success.


Hawaiian Telcom University 2017

May 11, 2017

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Location: Hawaii Convention Center1801 Kalakaua Avenue. Honolulu, HI 96815

Hawaiian Telcom University is one of the largest IT conferences and events held each year in Hawaii. Terra Verde is a proud sponsor of this event and will be present at the event. Please visit our booth while at the event!


Interop Las Vegas

May 15 – 19, 2017

Time: 7:00am – 5:00pm Daily

Location: MGM Grand. 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Focused on the robust network and IT architecture, Interop’s conference offers a balance of technical skills training and thinking. Keynotes and sessions are information that also gives an inside look at groundbreaking technology.


ISACA Chapter Meeting / Securing & Auditing Applications

May 18, 2017

Time: 11:30am – 3:30pm

Location: ASU SkySong, Synergy I1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, Arizona 85257

Speakers TBD.


38th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy

May 22 – 24, 2017

Time: 7:30am – 6:00pm Daily

Location: The Fairmont Hotel. 170 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113

The IEEE Symposium has been one of the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy. It also unites practitioners and researchers in the field.


Cyber Security Conference

May 24, 2017

Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Location: ASU Skysong. Room # 130 (Synergy 1 Building). 145 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85257


The Cyber Security Conference covers one of the hottest topics in business today as well as the top risks and challenges facing both small and large companies. During this highly interactive session learn about:

·        The different types of security breaches companies face every day

·        The impact that a security breach could have on your company

·        The top methods to secure your network and data from hackers

·        Why Cyber Security is so important, regardless of the size of your business

·        The Conference will include a highly specialized group of Panelists that will cover different Cyber Security topics, and will discuss practical solutions to addressing and preventing cyber security breaches. The panel will also facilitate a question and answer session.

Guest Speaker

Edward Vasko CEO of Terra Verde, one of the largest Cyber Security and Compliance firms in Arizona. Mr. Vasko is a 25 Year Cyber Security executive with experience managing large scale integration projects and IT security solutions on a global scale. He was formerly the Senior Executive in Technology Risk Management with Authoriszor and Jefferson Wells.


AlienVault USM Webcast
Thursday, December 1, 2016
10:00am CST

Location: Online

Host-based intrusion detection systems (HIDS), work by monitoring activity that is occurring internally on a host. HIDS look for unusual or nefarious activity by examining logs created by the operating system, looking for changes made to key system files, tracking installed software, and sometimes examining the network connections a host makes. AlienVault USM integrates HIDS with other key security controls to help you get the most out of host-based monitoring.


Review of Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation Cyber Workforce Development Curriculum
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Estrella Mountain Community College – 3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (GPCF) is hosting a review of the curriculum at Estrella Mountain Community College.  This is the site for the Cyber Program within the Maricopa Community College District.  This curriculum will also be used by the Center for the Future of Arizona to create the curriculum to be used by the pilot High Schools and early college programs which launch in 2017.

Terra Verde executives will be in attendance.


Cloud Security Alliance Southwest Summit 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

9:00am – 5:00pm

Location: Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ

Cloud Security Alliance invites you to the CSA Southwest Summit: Meet Your Next Information Security Program – In The Cloud! Phoenix ISSA Members, use discount code: ISSA for $15 off the $50 event registration and join us for this full day event featuring key speakers in the industry. You can also earn up to 8 CPE credits. Don’t miss out on the great networking opportunity during the reception to grow your connections in the industry!

ACTRA Cyber 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Papago Park Military Reservation, 5636 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85008

ACTRA and Arizona InfraGard present CYBER for 2016, featuring presentations from FBI, Cylance, and Raytheon. Guest speakers include Linda Medler – Director of Cyber, Raytheon Missile Systems; Stacy Stevens, Cyber Division Unit Chief, Mission Critical Engagement Unit, FBI and Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Cylance Inc.

Terra Verde executives will have a booth at the event and will be in attendance.

The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard Cybersecurity Lunch Forum

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm (11:30am Lunch and Registration, 12:00pm – 2:00pm Opening Remarks, Cybersecurity Expert Panel, Key Note Speaker)

Location: ASU Skysong Building #3/Room 130/135;1365 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ. 85257

The Cybersecurity Lunch Forum is an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Join the Council for this educational forum that provides actionable solutions, as numerous real world practitioners’ discuss their available resources and experiences geared toward helping protect your intellectual property and customer data.

Terra Verde executives will be participating on the expert panel.

Stop Ransomware Top Golf Event (hosts: Terra Verde, Sophos, Cyber Awareness Consortium)

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Time: 11:30am – 3:00pm (11:30am Check In & Networking, 12:00pm – 12:45pm Lunch & Discussion, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Top Golf)

Location: Top Golf, 9500 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Don’t let Ransomware be your organization’s Grinch this holiday season! Join Terra Verde, Sophos, Industry Leaders and peers at this informational and fun Stop Ransomware Lunch and Learn Event! Hear about Ransomware industry trends and next generation technologies that can help prevent Ransomware. RSVP ASAP as seats are limited.

Register – RSVP to [email protected]

Cybersecurity Program Development Best Practices – Webinar
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
10:30am – 11:30am

Sponsors: KnowledgeNet & Terra Verde

In today’s world of growing threats, technology evolution, and increasing cyber-attacks, how are organizations expected to design, build and operate a sustainable cybersecurity Program? During this discussion, we will cover market, industry and technology trends that should be taken into consideration when establishing a sustainable Cybersecurity Program. We will also review best practice approaches for each part of the Cybersecurity Program development and implementation lifecycle (Design-Build-Operate-Innovate).


Securing Your Data Supply Chain – Webinar
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
10:30am – 11:30am

Sponsors: KnowledgeNet & Terra Verde

Many cybersecurity breaches can begin through 3rd party vendors, partners or external systems. This discussion will provide an overview of the cybersecurity risks within corporate data supply chains and examples of recent security breaches. We will also review best practices for improving data security and how to reduce the risk of data supply chain breaches.

ISS Phoenix: Q4 2016 Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
11:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Rio Salado Conference Center: 2323 West 14th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281

The Information Security industry is growing and changing at an ever increasing rate. According to a recent report from Burning Glass Technologies, demand for information security experts in the US grew 3.5 times faster than demand for other IT jobs—and about 12 times faster than all other jobs—over the past five years. On the global scale, the number of information security professionals is projected to continuously grow more than 11 percent annually over the next five years, according to The 2013 (ISC)2 Global Information Security Workforce Study. Our aim at Phoenix ISSA is to provide you with the education, connections, and experiences to help you succeed. Speakers: Terra Verde, Trusona, Paypal, Venafi

Blockchain History and Potential Future Impact – Webinar
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
10:30am – 11:30am

Sponsors: KnowledgeNet & Terra Verde

Blockchain is well known for being the technology underpinning of Bitcoin. Blockchain has generated a huge amount of interest within Financial and Retail markets as it offers a new approach to data management and sharing. This session will review existing methods of data management that typically involve large legacy IT systems that are prone to attack in contrast to blockchains (or distributed ledgers) that are inherently harder to attack because of their distributed shared database architecture. We will also discuss practices for ensuring blockchains and the challenges of deploying security of this type of digital infrastructure.

FREE Stop Ransomware Webinar
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11:00am – 11:45am PST

Sponsors: Terra Verde, SOPHOS and Cyber Awareness Consortium

Introducing a completely new approach to protection. Sophos Intercept X blocks all kinds of advanced attacks, from zero-day malware to Ransomware threats by identifying and preventing the handful of techniques and behaviors used by most exploits. Learn how Sophos’ innovative, new, endpoint protection solution integrates SurfRight (Hitman Pro) technologies, creating the strongest next-generation offering on the market.

Intercept X provides comprehensive protection from Ransomware, rootkits, zero-day vulnerabilities, and malicious traffic. This powerful new solution includes Root Cause Analysis providing visibility into the who, what, where, when, and why details of the malicious activity, as needed when launching an incident response.

Hear about rapid, real-world and cost effective approaches for deploying Intercept X into your environment and Cybersecurity program to reduce threats and risks!

October Council Connect Signature Luncheon
Take Your Security Program to the Next Level with Information Security Frameworks
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11:30am – 1:30pm

Cost: AZTC Members: $35 | Non-Members: $55 | Annual Sponsors: Free
Location: The Gladly, 2201 E Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Organizations of all sizes, and across all industries, are turning to information security frameworks for best practices and direction for improving their security program. Security framework adoption helps organizations understand, communicate, and manage risk, and it provides crucial guidance for reinforcing security controls while maintaining a focus on both business objectives and privacy considerations.

At this Council Connect signature luncheon you will learn:

Which frameworks are most popular and why
Why organizations are adopting security frameworks at an unprecedented rate
How adopting a framework can benefit your organization
Which security controls are most important to implement first
What challenges to expect

In addition, we will share recent research conducted in cooperation with the Center for Internet Security describing how far along other organizations are in adopting foundational controls.

Symposium on Information Assurance Research and Education
Friday, October 21, 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm

Location: ASU Skysong Building 3, Synergy I & II: 1475 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale AZ 85257

The Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Symposium on Information Assurance Research and Education. The symposium will include various presentations and panel discussion.

Cyber-Hygeine – Webinar
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:30am – 11:30am

Sponsors: KnowledgeNet & Terra Verde

With a growing number of cybersecurity threats and increased adoption of Internet-enabled devices in the market, consumers and businesses can benefit from cyber-Hygiene. This session will review cybersecurity best practices that employees and businesses can follow to protect themselves and their businesses from being hacked or breached.

City of Phoenix Lunch n’ Learn “Protecting Small Businesses”
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: Nina Pulliam Auditorium / Burton Barr Library: 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Hear about cybersecurity threats and trends from industry experts and learn about best practices for protecting your small business.

University of Advancing Technology (UAT) Cyber Open House for Prospective Students
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: 2625 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283-1056 | 602-383-8228

It should come as no surprise that cyber attacks are on the rise. Mitigating these threats comes in the form of awareness, education, training and understanding. In response, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) initiative. If you have an interest in cyber defense or getting your degree as a cyber warrior, University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is hosting an informative open house session on Tuesday, October 25th from 6pm to 8pm on the campus of the University.  During this time participants will gain familiarity as to the history of UAT and the University’s involvement in the cyber landscape.  Local cyber security professional Ori Eisen will discuss the state of the Valley’s cyber industry. UAT cyber faculty and admissions representatives will also be on hand to answer program, admittance and financial aid questions.

ISACA October 2016 Chapter Meeting
Thursday, October 27, 2016
11:30am – 3:30pm

Location: ASU SkySong, Synergy / 1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Major Topic:
Application Implementation Auditing

Assessing New System Development Projects by Amanthi Pendegraft and Nadine Yassine, KPMG LLP.

Auditing System Implementation Projects – Cases from the City of Phoenix by Aaron Cook, Stacey Linch, and Jaki Gerald, City of Phoenix

Major IT Implementations – Consulting and Audit Projects by John Weaver, Monica Mastin and Mark Atia, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation

cStor AZ Networking & Security Showcase
Friday, October 28, 2016
8:30am – 11:30am

Location:Hotel Palomar / 2 E. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85004

A Government focused event showcasing how technology is transforming the business of public service. Join your peers from around the State of Arizona at cStor’s AZ Networking & Security Showcase! Grab breakfast while you get insight on industry leading technologies that are truly making life easier for professionals just like you.

City of Phoenix, Small Business Cybersecurity Event
Friday, October 28, 2016
10:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Burton Barr Library

Visit with industry experts, vendors and other small businesses to learn about cybersecurity trends, best practices, and new technologies and services that can help protect you and your company.

Technology & Cyber Day at Fort Huachuca
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
10:30am – 2:00pm (expo)

Location: Fort Huachuca, Thunder Mountain Activity Center (TMAC) Building 70525 (just off Irwin Street) Sierra Vista, AZ 85613

This one-day Technology Day is a unique opportunity to showcase your products and services to military and civilian personnel at Fort Huachuca. Industry partners will be able to visit with existing customers, build new relationships with the men and women of Fort Huachuca. 

The event is being hosted and supported by the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) – Tucson Chapter, Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance and the InfraGard Arizona.

1st Annual Cyber Southwest Symposium
Thursday, November 17, 2016
8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Hilton Tucson East / 7600 East Broadway Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85710-3705 | (520) 721-5600

“Building a Cyber Resilient Workforce (CSW): A Unified Vision for Arizona”.

CSW is officially sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) – Tucson Chapter and the Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/InfraGard.