July 20, 2015

      NEOISF August 19, 2015 Meeting

—< Wednesday August 19, 2015
—< 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
—< Pizza and social start 6:00 PM
—< Location: OEC at 4205 Highlander Pkwy Richfield, OH 44286
—< Open to everyone and free as always

The Northeast Ohio Information Security Forum will hold our monthly meeting at the above date and time.


Ansible – And why it works for me
by Charles Yost from Binary Defense

A 45 minute overview of the what, where, how, and why of using Ansible. Covers alternatives, what Ansible is, what Ansible’s dependencies are, jargon pertaining to Ansible, and what it can do to make your life easier. Also includes some tips and tricks for everyday use.

Charles’s, BIO:
Charles Yost is currently a Security Developer at Binary Defense Systems. He has worked in the IT industry for over 10 years in a wide variety of roles including: Printer Technician, VoIP Systems Administrator, .Net Developer, and Web Developer. Throughout his life his number one passion is learning new skills. He can often be found researching and learning, attempting to keep up with the quickly evolving field of technology. Charles enjoys teaching and talking to others about technology and it’s many uses. He is a member of NEOISF, and attends as many InfoSec conferences as he can justify with his wife.

10 Reasons Your Security Education Program Sucks
by Kris French

Cynicism at the intentions and questionable competency of our users is rampant in information security.  We all know that a defense system is only as strong as its weakest point.  This point is too often our people.  It’s not right to blame them for this.  Security is our job, and if we recognize a weak point and don’t protect it, we’re not doing our jobs.  In this talk, I’ll walk you through the part of your job you’re ignoring, and how to do it better. 

Kris’s Bio:
Kris is the manager of application security, risk, and compliance at Hyland Software where he leads security training efforts for both technical and non-technical departments.  He is also founder of local information security group CleveSec which aims to bring security awareness outside of the echo chamber while still helping to sharpen the skills of those in the know.

Don’t forget to come early, starting at 6:00 PM, for pizza and pop.

Another great meeting from NEO Info Sec Forum – we hope to see you there!


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