June 23, 2016

      NEOISF July 20th, 2016 Meeting

—< Wednesday July 20, 2016
—< 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.


Segmentation: A practical guide
by: Ben Parker of Palo Alto Networks

We all know we should be segmenting networks to make it harder to compromise or gain additional access. The real question is how do you do that while still ensuring the applications and traffic that the business needs functioning continue. This talk will dive into the various different architectures and the traffic flows and advantages or disadvantages of each method.

  • Ben Parker is the System Engineer at Palo Alto Networks serving accounts in Northern Ohio. Having started working the helpdesk at the University of Mount Union and over the course of 10 years he progressed to become Senior Network Administrator spearheading the universities’ data security implementations. From there he moved to a role of designing and implementing secure networks and appliances for customers across Ohio. Since joining Palo Alto Networks he has assisted clients in taken a Prevention focused security posture reducing institutional risk through adapting a zero trust framework in line with the clients’ business goals.

Fireside Chat with a Developer: Web Applications with Python and Flask
by: Charles Yost of Binary Defense

Have you ever wanted to build web applications with Python, but didn’t know where to start? Let’s talk about it! Together we will go though the process of setting up a web application with Python and Flask. We will be starting from nothing, and build up to a functioning web application. This will familiarize you with Python and show you how easy it is to get started. We will also explore ways to extend a basic web application with additional functionality in the form of Flask Extensions. And we will do it all live!

  • 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.

Don’t forget to come early, starting at 6:00 PM, for food and soda, sponsored by TrustedSec.

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


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