Upcoming Events

Nov
7
Wed
IANS 2018 Boston Information Security Forum @ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Nov 7 – Nov 8 all-day

 

IANS 2018 Boston Information Security Forum delivers an immersive curriculum with over 30+ sessions led by esteemed IANS Faculty, global information security thought leaders and solution providers.

Attend the two-day Forum to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges facing enterprise security leaders.

Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessionsaddressing the following topics:

 

Purple Team Exercises

  • Define, set goals and identify the value of Purple Team exercises.
  • Determine actionable steps to take to mobilize Purple Team efforts.
  • Use Red Team findings to upskill and better position the Blue Team.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Sift through what’s hype and what’s real.
  • Detail case studies showing how AI/ML is working in the enterprise today.
  • Identify which skills the team needs to use AI/ML to its advantage

Cloud Security

  • Establish effective reference architectures in cloud infrastructure and use existing federated identities in these environments.
  • Define and understand the phases of maturation for cloud migration.
  • Determine which data types to push to the cloud and how to protect this data.

Vulnerability Management

  • Create efficiencies to move beyond just patching the Critical and High-risk vulnerabilities.
  • Assess how often compensating controls need to be reviewed when systems are not patched due to concerns over impeding functionality.

Privileged Access Management

  • Link privileged access management to change management
  • Understand what is happening with the use of these credentials
  • Identify the appropriate tools to use for privileged access management
  • Handle insider threats related to privilege abuse/misuse

Stay tuned for program updates!

Who Should Attend

IANS Forum content is designed for senior-level information security executives across all industries. Attendees include CISOs, CIOs, VPs and Managing Directors of Information Security, Senior Information Security Architects, and Senior Information Security Engineers.

**CPE credits will be awarded for attending the event.

 

 

Oct
30
Tue
Jason Penniman: Building Resilient Microservices
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

North Boston Azure Cloud User Group
Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00 PM

Abstract:Microservices allow for team autonomy and increased velocity, but increase complexity and can decrease reliability of the system. What was on…

Jason Penniman: Building Resilient Microservices

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

Microsoft Corporation
5 Wayside Road Burlington, MA

18 Members Attending

Abstract: Microservices allow for team autonomy and increased velocity, but increase complexity and can decrease reliability of the system. What was once a method call in our monoliths is now an unreliable network call to unreliable machines running on unreliable hardware. In this talk we’ll discuss ways to make our microservices rugged by leveragi…

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Oct
31
Wed
This one is CANCELED – venue doubtful
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

THIS PARTICULAR PLACEHOLDER will be canceled/deleted soon. There WILL NOT BE be an Oct 31 meeting. But we are working on several other meeting locations. Please stay tuned!

Nov
1
Thu
Agile New England @ Constant Contact
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Agile New England is the leading community of Agile enthusiasts, practitioners and learners in New England.  Our meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of every month 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the Constant Contact in Waltham, MA.  The main presentation is generally from 7:05pm – 8:20pm, with Agile 101 courses, food, and networking before, and announcements and more networking after.  Registration is required for most events, so please register here.

If you’re a member, please log in. If not, please register to become a member of Agile New England.

Tools to be Secure in Azure – Bill Wilder
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

New England Microsoft Developers
Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 PM

Microsoft Azure has emerged as one of the dominant public cloud platforms for developers and IT pros. But what are the tools to help us keep applicati…

Tools to be Secure in Azure – Bill Wilder

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018, 6:30 PM

Microsoft Office
5 Wayside Rd. Burlington, MA

3 Software Developers Attending

Microsoft Azure has emerged as one of the dominant public cloud platforms for developers and IT pros. But what are the tools to help us keep applications stay safe and secure? In this Azure-focused talk, we’ll cover 18 of them. We’ll warm up with a couple of high-level topics like compliance and multi-factor authentication, move on to security f…

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Nov
2
Fri
GDG Cambridge – Building Actions for Google Assistant
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm

Boston Android
Friday, November 2 at 6:30 PM

THIS MEETUP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. SORY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Please RSVP on this link to help consolidate signups:…

GDG Cambridge – Building Actions for Google Assistant

Friday, Sep 28, 2018, 6:30 PM

Google
355 Main Street Cambridge, MA

1 Members Attending

Please RSVP on this link to help consolidate signups: https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Cambridge-MA/events/254396189/ Join GDG Cambridge for a 1.5-day dive into building Actions for Google Assistant – leading by Google Developer Expert, Allen Firstenberg. On Friday evening, we will start with a hands-on instructional workshop covering how to: – Get start…

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