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Nov
6
Tue
Boston Network Users Group Meeting
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm

The Boston Network Users Group was founded in December, 1986 and has been serving IT professionals and nonprofessionals since then with monthly meetings on current technical topics and other events. The group is entirely volunteer-run and charges no membership fees (we never have and don’t intend to change).
Our meetings are open to members and nonmembers, for no charge, usually on the first Tuesday of the month. We hold board meetings usually on the third Tuesday of the month and welcome (and encourage) all interested to join us. Consult our web page and our meetup site (www.meetup.com/b-n-u-g) for information.

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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.

Nov
29
Thu
Hosting Internal PowerShell Repositories with File Shares and NuGet Feeds
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Boston PowerShell User Group
Thursday, November 29 at 6:00 PM

Join Matt McElreath (https://twitter.com/Mmcelreath) to explore building an internal PowerShell repository. The PowerShell Gallery is a great place no…

Hosting Internal PowerShell Repositories with File Shares and NuGet Feeds

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018, 6:00 PM

Biogen
225 Binney Street Cambridge, MA

10 Members Attending

Join Matt McElreath (https://twitter.com/Mmcelreath) to explore building an internal PowerShell repository. The PowerShell Gallery is a great place not only to download useful modules but also publish your own modules to share with the community. However, you may not necessarily intend for all your work to be for public consumption. In these cases,…

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Dec
4
Tue
Boston Network Users Group Meeting
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm

The Boston Network Users Group was founded in December, 1986 and has been serving IT professionals and nonprofessionals since then with monthly meetings on current technical topics and other events. The group is entirely volunteer-run and charges no membership fees (we never have and don’t intend to change).
Our meetings are open to members and nonmembers, for no charge, usually on the first Tuesday of the month. We hold board meetings usually on the third Tuesday of the month and welcome (and encourage) all interested to join us. Consult our web page and our meetup site (www.meetup.com/b-n-u-g) for information.

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Dec
12
Wed
IT-Pro User Group Holiday Meeting / ComVault
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

IT-Pro User Group Holiday Meeting / ComVault

 

Keynote Presentation:

Group Q&A / How to be a Consultant

Bob Borges and Bill Dwyer will be leading a group Q&A session around utilities and modern IT. They will also discuss what it takes to be a consultant in the ever-evolving field of Information Technology.

  • Management and Troubleshooting tools
  • Remote access utilities
  • Speaking with client CEOs and other executives

 


Event Sponsored By:

Bob Smolenyak of ComVault will be presenting:

Digital Transformation and Industry Leading Heterogeneous & Storage Agnostic Data Management

  • How a single solution can enable you to maximize your Azure Cloud, Azure Stack, O365, on-premise data environment.
  • How a comprehensive and heterogeneous data management is your best defense against Ransomware attacks and compliance issues (including GDPR).
  • How to accelerate workload migrations to Azure (and now Azure Stack) to create the agility you need.
  • How to enable O365 content to be searched for E-Discovery with the rest of your enterprise’s data.

You will also experience hands-on demonstrations of this technology in action – enabling you to evaluate the real impact it can have on your digital transformation.

Bio:  Bob Smolenyak – Global PMM – Office of the CTO – CommVault Inc. – CommVault Inc.
Over 25 years industry experience in Distributed Data and Storage Management, Data Protection, Archiving, Content Management, Disaster Recovery and e-discovery technologies.

Dec
19
Wed
IT-Pro User Group @ MTTI Seekonk
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

IT-Pro User Group
The IT-Pro Users Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping IT Professionals keep their skills on the cutting edge of the industry.

Established in 1993, we are an official Microsoft user group but also support most other operating systems and technologies. The goal of the group is to pool our knowledge and resources so our members stay informed about technology, security, best practices, innovations and procedures. Everything an IT pro needs to keep their career moving forward.

Membership is FREE.

Our meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each Month from
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Jan
1
Tue
Boston Network Users Group Meeting
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm

The Boston Network Users Group was founded in December, 1986 and has been serving IT professionals and nonprofessionals since then with monthly meetings on current technical topics and other events. The group is entirely volunteer-run and charges no membership fees (we never have and don’t intend to change).
Our meetings are open to members and nonmembers, for no charge, usually on the first Tuesday of the month. We hold board meetings usually on the third Tuesday of the month and welcome (and encourage) all interested to join us. Consult our web page and our meetup site (www.meetup.com/b-n-u-g) for information.

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Jan
22
Tue
Digital Transformation Series @ Boston, MA
Jan 22 all-day

You have a smart, multi-cloud data management approach. Don’t you?

What happens when artificial intelligence (AI), true multi-cloud, and advanced data management come together? Find out.

At this event, you’ll gain insight into:

  • How enhancing automation and orchestration with AI can drive real-time self-optimization of your data backup, recovery and DR operations
  • Why a 4-D view of your data will enable you to maximize Azure Cloud, Azure Stack, O365, and more
  • How comprehensive and heterogeneous data management is your best defense against Ransomware attacks and compliance issues (including GDPR)
  • How to accelerate workload migrations to Azure (and now Azure Stack) to create the agility you need

You will also experience hands-on demonstrations of this technology in action—enabling you to evaluate the real impact it can have on your digital transformation.

Plus, you will install and configure (yes, it’s that easy!) your free 60 day trial of Commvault software from the Azure Marketplace.

You’ll learn from the best: Top field proven experts with both Microsoft and Commvault facilitate the session, sharing their experience in helping customers harness technology to drive business results.

Register today to reserve your spot—don’t delay, as these events fill up quickly!

 

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*Continental breakfast will be provided

Jan
24
Thu
VTUG Winter Warmer 2019 @ Gillette Stadium 1 Patriot Place
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

For more than a decade The Virtualization Technology User Group has been bringing quality speakers and education to you at Gillette Stadium for the Annual Winter Warmer!

This year, our 13th, is no different…Over the next few months more information will be forthcoming; but for now, here is the tentative agenda for January 24th, 2019 at Gillette Stadium:

About VTUG

Our goal is getting you the the latest in IT and being unbiased about it. There is so much information out there that it helps to be able to rely on one source. Our blog shares the latest trends and news while our events bring the industry leaders right to you. Featuring keynote speakers and hands on training, it is one of the best ways to gain invaluable knowledge in a condensed amount of time. And if you can’t attend an event you can catch up with our media page, keeping you ahead of the game!

Feb
5
Tue
Boston Network Users Group Meeting
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm

The Boston Network Users Group was founded in December, 1986 and has been serving IT professionals and nonprofessionals since then with monthly meetings on current technical topics and other events. The group is entirely volunteer-run and charges no membership fees (we never have and don’t intend to change).
Our meetings are open to members and nonmembers, for no charge, usually on the first Tuesday of the month. We hold board meetings usually on the third Tuesday of the month and welcome (and encourage) all interested to join us. Consult our web page and our meetup site (www.meetup.com/b-n-u-g) for information.

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