Calendar of Events

Jul
20
Thu
MN ISSA AfterHours (Jul 2017) @ Location TBD
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The chapter will host another exciting MN ISSA AfterHours networking event on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 from 5-8pm.  Location will be announced soon.

Event Agenda

  • Social networking: 5:00 – 6:00pm
  • Welcome and remarks: 6:00pm
  • Presentation: 6:15 – 7:30pm
  • Social networking: 7:30 – 8:00pm

Our After Hours format is more casual and interactive than our regular chapter meetings and is designed to garner attendance from those not always able to make the regular chapter meetings; as well as those who simply enjoy discussion with their peers and industry leading thinkers.  Come for great networking, information and fun!

 


Rapid Response to emerging threats (Intel AMT / WannaCry)

Ryan Andorfer

Ryan Andorfer is a Director of Technical Account Management for Tanium. As Director of Technical Account Management, Ryan partners with customers in developing a strategic vision for security & systems management. Ryan brings a wealth of automation experience to Tanium and works to extend the platform to meet unique customer needs as threats emerge. Prior to Tanium, Ryan most recently served as a Cloud Solutions Architect for Microsoft, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies to modernize their development efforts to take advantage of cloud modern architectures and practices. At Microsoft, Ryan was also a critical member of the Operations Management and Security product team, working to expand the automation and analytics platform. Prior to Microsoft, Ryan started and led the IT Automation team at General Mills focusing on streamlining IT processes from server provisioning to new user onboarding to incident response. Ryan has spoken at numerous national and local conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the Midwest Management Summit. While at General Mills Ryan was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award three years in a row for his community engagement and open source contributions to the Cloud and Datacenter community.

 


Thanks to our sponsor, Tanium, there will be food and refreshments for you to enjoy!

Come and join us for this special opportunity!


If you are a member and are in attendance, you could win a copy of the book recommendation from our speaker.

Aug
15
Tue
Chapter Meeting (Aug 2017) @ Ewald Conference Center
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

marketing02Our fourth chapter meeting of 2017 will be held August 15th, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Ewald Conference Center in St Paul.  Come out and join us for our informative presentations and great networking with your coworkers, colleagues and friends!

Meeting Agenda

  • Social networking: 1pm – 1:30pm
  • President and Board opening statements: 1:30pm – 1:50pm
  • Presentation: 1:50 – 2:40pm
  • Break: 2:40pm-2:50pm
  • Presentation: 2:50pm – 3:40pm
  • Drawings and closing remarks: 3:40pm – 4pm
  • Happy Hour

Right after the chapter meeting, join us at the Surley Brewing Co. for a happy hour social/networking opportunity and visit with your friends and colleagues.


[Presentation 1 – TBD]


[Presentation 2 – TBD]


FAQs

Are non-members and guests welcome at meetings and events?

Yes, we welcome individuals at large from the security community to join us for any of our events. We simply ask that, after experiencing personally the value of our community at two events, individuals consider joining ISSA for the additional benefits that membership provides.

Why do we have to register to attend meetings and events?

Besides assisting the board with planning logistics for our events, registering for meetings and events, then checking in when you attend, provides you with self-service documentation you can print out to support your CPE credits if you are audited.

Sep
28
Thu
MN ISSA Women In Security Lunch & Learn (Sep 2017) @ Location TBD
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

You are invited to an exclusive MN ISSA Women in Security lunch and learn for women cyber security professionals on Thursday September 28th 2017 from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM.

Event Agenda

  • Check-in and networking: 11:00am
  • Lunch, welcome and introduction: 11:30am
  • Presentation: 11:45am
  • Wrap-up and networking: 12:45-1:00pm

This event is designed for women leading and working in the cyber security field and all those who support them. It will provide great educational and networking opportunities. Thanks to our sponsors, lunch will be provided.


[Presenter TBD.  Stay tuned for details.]


[Sponsor TBD. If you are interested in sponsoring this or other MN ISSA events, please let us know.]


If you register and are in attendance, you could win a copy of the book recommendation from our speaker::

[Book Recommendation TBD]

For more recommendations, see our book recommendations page.


 

 

Oct
17
Tue
Chapter Meeting (Oct 2017) @ Ewald Conference Center
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

marketing02Our fifth chapter meeting of 2017 will be held October 17th, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Ewald Conference Center in St Paul.  Come out and join us for our informative presentations and great networking with your coworkers, colleagues and friends!

Meeting Agenda

  • Social networking: 1pm – 1:30pm
  • President and Board opening statements: 1:30pm – 1:50pm
  • Presentation: 1:50 – 2:40pm
  • Break: 2:40pm-2:50pm
  • Presentation: 2:50pm – 3:40pm
  • Drawings and closing remarks: 3:40pm – 4pm
  • Happy Hour

Right after the chapter meeting, join us at the Surley Brewing Co. for a happy hour social/networking opportunity and visit with your friends and colleagues.


[Presentation 1 – TBD]


[Presentation 2 – TBD]


FAQs

Are non-members and guests welcome at meetings and events?

Yes, we welcome individuals at large from the security community to join us for any of our events. We simply ask that, after experiencing personally the value of our community at two events, individuals consider joining ISSA for the additional benefits that membership provides.

Why do we have to register to attend meetings and events?

Besides assisting the board with planning logistics for our events, registering for meetings and events, then checking in when you attend, provides you with self-service documentation you can print out to support your CPE credits if you are audited.

Nov
16
Thu
MN ISSA AfterHours (Nov 2017) @ Location TBD
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The chapter will host another exciting MN ISSA AfterHours networking event on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 from 5-8pm.  Location will be announced soon.

Event Agenda

  • Social networking: 5:00 – 6:00pm
  • Welcome and remarks: 6:00pm
  • Presentation: 6:15 – 7:30pm
  • Social networking: 7:30 – 8:00pm

Our After Hours format is more casual and interactive than our regular chapter meetings and is designed to garner attendance from those not always able to make the regular chapter meetings; as well as those who simply enjoy discussion with their peers and industry leading thinkers.  Come for great networking, information and fun!

 


[Presentation TBD. If you are interested in speaking at this or other MN ISSA events, please let us know.]

 


[Sponsor TBD. If you are interested in sponsoring this or other MN ISSA events, please let us know.]

 


If you are a member and are in attendance, you could win a copy of the book recommendation from our speaker:

  • [Book Recommendation TBD]
Dec
1
Fri
Membership Appreciation Dinner @ tbd
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The MN ISSA Board would like to invite you to our annual MN ISSA Membership Appreciation Dinner on Friday, December 1st, 2017, from 5-9pm. This will be a fun and exciting members-only evening of casual networking with complimentary food and drinks.

Spend some time catching up with colleagues and friends from the chapter or meet new contacts, while sharing in exciting conversations about our industry and the successes and challenges of the past and coming years.

The board will also share our accomplishments from 2017 and where we plan on going in coming year. This is a great opportunity to give feedback and input to any board member in attendance. We’ll also welcome our new/returning board members for 2018.

Plus, there will be chances throughout the night to win great giveaways – gift cards, free memberships and more!!!

The board is looking forward to seeing you for this enjoyable, exclusive evening.

Dec
19
Tue
Chapter Meeting (Dec 2017) @ Ewald Conference Center
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

marketing02Our sixth and final chapter meeting of 2017 will be held December 19th, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Ewald Conference Center in St Paul.  Come out and join us for our informative presentations and great networking with your coworkers, colleagues and friends!

Meeting Agenda

  • Social networking: 1pm – 1:30pm
  • President and Board opening statements: 1:30pm – 1:50pm
  • Presentation: 1:50 – 2:40pm
  • Break: 2:40pm-2:50pm
  • Presentation: 2:50pm – 3:40pm
  • Drawings and closing remarks: 3:40pm – 4pm
  • Happy Hour

Right after the chapter meeting, join us at the Surley Brewing Co. for a happy hour social/networking opportunity and visit with your friends and colleagues.


[Presentation 1 – TBD]


[Presentation 2 – TBD]


FAQs

Are non-members and guests welcome at meetings and events?

Yes, we welcome individuals at large from the security community to join us for any of our events. We simply ask that, after experiencing personally the value of our community at two events, individuals consider joining ISSA for the additional benefits that membership provides.

Why do we have to register to attend meetings and events?

Besides assisting the board with planning logistics for our events, registering for meetings and events, then checking in when you attend, provides you with self-service documentation you can print out to support your CPE credits if you are audited.