NEXT (ISC)2 KC CHAPTER MEETING:  WEDNESDAY,
August 2nd, 2017

Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-August 2nd!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.
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Monthly Meetings:
  • When: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (The first Wednesday of every month)
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.
Next Month Meeting Details:
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  Securonix
  • Facilitator:  TBA 
Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

 Directions:  map
  1. Take exit 79 off of I-435 & Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, KS.
  2. Go south on Metcalf Ave.to College BLVD.
  3. Turn east (left) onto College BLVD.to Lamar Ave.
  4. Turn south (right) onto Lamar Ave.Black & Veatch will be a block down on the left (east).
  5. Find the front entrance to the south, right across from the Sprint Campus (off of 115th St.).
  6. Locate the front entrance-it looks like an atrium-it is glass with a grass roof.

Mission

The mission of (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter is to advance the Information Security Profession by leveraging our shared body of knowledge to better our communities, groom the next generation of security professionals by delivering solutions to real-world security problems and issues that our members face.


Communication
(ISC)² KC Chapter Leadership Board:


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Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM Hammerspace 440 E 63rd St , Kansas City, MO

Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.

There is a concession stand and kids playroom available, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.

Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.

1/2 block east of Oak St. on 63rd St. Click here for event


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Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:30:00 PM Lawrence Public Library 707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS

We're experimenting with a quarterly format for our show-and-tell-style meetups at the Library. Over the years, we've had great presentations on web and mobile development, data, hardware, editors, and tooling.

Two talks lined up so far:

• Ross Fuhrman: topic coming soon!

• Aaron Sumner: Automating (part of) the code review process—how I integrated code analysis tools, the GitHub pull request API, and a command line tool library to automatically submit style guide suggestions in pull requests.

But there will be plenty of time for more! If you have something you want to share, please leave a comment here or DM Aaron or Kevin. Talks are informal in nature, but expect to show and discuss your work—in other words, slides are optional, but no product pitches, please.

Meeting room A, downstairs Click here for event


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Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 2:00:00 PM Live Webinar By Tim Alexander, Kansas City, MO

*REGISTER HERE to join us as we stream the event*

Smart contracts have the potential to change the way in which applications are built within the enterprise. From their ability to securely execute business logic, to the automation of business transactions across a blockchain network, smart contracts represent a huge opportunity for organizations deploying this technology. 

Join this session to learn more about smart contracts, and their use within an enterprise/permissioned blockchain deployment.

Presenter:  Nelson Petracek

TIBCO Software | CTO, Strategic Enablement Group (SEG)

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Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00:00 AM Lawrence Public Library, Meeting Room A 707 Vermont Street, Lawrence, KS Click here for event


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Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The Mini Nuke. Perfect for clearing that stubborn super mutant infestation out of the post-apocalyptic Nuka Cola factory you call home. In this all day build class, we will each be building Mini-Nuke props from 3D printed kits of parts.

As we work, we'll talk about the science and history of nuclear arms, the Fallout series, and our favorite BambCo Noodles recipes. During this class we'll learn about: finishing and painting 3D printed parts, strategies for masking and applying graphics, methods of creating textures, and the proper care and maintenance of a class 3 fissionable core*. We will be using sandpaper, spray paint, and body filler.

Please wear clothes you are comfortable getting dirty in. This is an all day class. We will meet from 10am to 12:30pm, break for lunch, then reconvene from 1:30pm to 4pm.

*Class 3 Fissionable core lecture is dependent on approval from Department of Energy, Honeywell, The FBI, and President Obama



45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6:30:00 PM Centriq 8700 State Line Rd. Suite 200, Leawood, KS

Data Science is all the rage these days.  Ray will:

-- Introduce the R programming language and basic syntax

-- Discuss finding, importing and scrubbing data

-- Discuss examining and manipulating data

-- Demonstrate plotting data

About Ray Harris:

Ray has been in the IT industry for 20 years. He has functioned as a software analyst, developer, project manager and software architect in the transportation arena; mutual fund financial services arena; health provider and insurance arena; mechanical engineering arena; video, voice and data cable provider arena; and most recently, the IT Benchmarking arena and manufacturing arena. 

Currently Ray teaches Python / C++ / Java / ASP.NET / C# at a local community college, owns his own consulting company and does work for various consulting companies around the Kansas City area.


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,

Please join us for an evening of looking at the exciting past month of PHP news and learning about interesting concepts and projects in PHP and software development.

Light refreshments will be provided. Join us to meet new people, discuss PHP, and learn something new. 

Our Evening Meeting Format

We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:

6:00pm - Mingling / Meet and Greet

6:15pm - Lightning Talk: Last Month in PHP

6:30pm - TBA

Your topic here? Contact us to speak! 


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All Developers Welcome!

We understand Web Developers often come from all backgrounds, and many work in more languages than PHP. Whether you're curious and just starting out, dabble in PHP on the weekends, write custom PHP on a daily basis, work in a framework like Symfony, Zend Framework, Silex, Slim, Laravel, CakePHP or customize CMS products like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla; our goal is that you will find something new, useful and thought provoking.

Interested in giving a presentation to the group, or demoing something you're working on? Contact one of the organizers through Meetup or talk after a monthly meeting to sign up!

Park in the garage and enter the main building to the west of the garage. Follow the signs and turn right at the security desk. Click here for event


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM Hammerspace 440 E 63rd St , Kansas City, MO

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms. The class will introduce you to flux-core wire feed, MIG and ARC welding.  For ages: 18-118 (All materials included) Seating is limited. 

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 5:30:00 PM Olathe City Hall 100 East Santa Fe, olathe, KS

Dear IoT enthusiasts, mark your calendars for the next meetup. Yes, that's right... we are setting a new record by having meetup events in two consecutive weeks! 


1) Handling Billions Of Edges in a Graph Database 


The complexity and amount of data rises. Modern graph databases are designed to handle the complexity but still not for the amount of data. When hitting a certain size of a graph, many dedicated graph databases reach their limits in vertical or, most common, horizontal scalability. In this talk I'll provide a brief overview about current approaches and their limits towards scalability. Dealing with complex data in a complex system doesn't make things easier... but more fun finding a solution. Join me on my journey to handle billions of edges in a graph database. 


2) Demo - Timeseries database for IoT


Watch a live demo about how IoT can help agriculture and food safety

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 5:30:00 PM Olathe City Hall 100 East Santa Fe, Olathe, KS

Dear IoT enthusiasts, mark your calendars for the next meetup. Yes, that's right... we are setting a new record by having meetup events in two consecutive weeks! 

1) Handling Billions Of Edges in a Graph Database 

The complexity and amount of data rises. Modern graph databases are designed to handle the complexity but still not for the amount of data. When hitting a certain size of a graph, many dedicated graph databases reach their limits in vertical or, most common, horizontal scalability. In this talk I'll provide a brief overview about current approaches and their limits towards scalability. Dealing with complex data in a complex system doesn't make things easier... but more fun finding a solution. Join me on my journey to handle billions of edges in a graph database.


2) Demo - Timeseries database for IoT

Watch a live demo about how IoT can help agriculture and food safety

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 5:30:00 PM Garmin International 1200 E 151st Street, Olathe, KS

Abstract:

Spring 5 is almost here! One of the most exciting introductions in this release is support for reactive programming, building on the Pivotal Reactor project to support message-driven, elastic, resilient and responsive services. Spring 5 integrates an MVC-like component model adapted to support reactive processing and a new type of web endpoint, functional reactive endpoints. In this talk, we'll look at the net-new Netty-based web runtime, how existing Servlet code can run on the new world, and how to integrate it with existing Spring-stack technologies.

Bio:

Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O'Reilly's upcoming Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry) and 3 best-selling video trainings (including Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons with Spring Boot co-founder Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin) 

Mark Heckler is a Pivotal Principal Technologist & Developer Advocate, conference speaker, and published author focusing upon software development for the Internet of Things and the Cloud. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, and financial industries and various public sector organizations to develop and deliver critical capabilities on time and on budget. Mark is an open source contributor and author/curator of a developer-focused blog (thehecklers.org). You'll find Mark on Twitter as @MkHeck.


Location Details 


Garmin's address is 1200 E 151st, Olathe, KS 66062  

Our garage is completely open and access from Ridgeview is North of where it used to be, it is now closer to Sheridan Bridge Lane.


Construction Update - The southern Ridgeview entrance is closed but a new one has been created just north of the original (image).


• You will be able to enter through the left most door until 6:20 pm when the doors will be locked (image).

All guests to Garmin need to register upon entering the North Lobby. The doors will need to be locked at 6:20 pm.   


Schedule 

• 5:30 - 6:30pm - Social Hour with food provided by Adaptive Solutions Group.  

• 6:30pm - Presentation

• Afterwards anyone who is interested is invited to join us at Austin's Bar and Grill located at 2103 E 151st St, Olathe, KS 66062 for an informal social. Drinks and appetizers will be sponsored by Adaptive Solutions Group

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 7:00:00 PM Johnny's Tavern North 410 N Second, Lawrence, KS

Back to the usual time and location for August. 

This informal gathering is for designers and developers to get together, grab some food and/or drinks, and talk shop. A lot of great discussions and networking happen organically at these meetings, don't miss out!

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM , ,

Location: TBD

I want to get us together, but don't have a topic / speaker.  Figured we could crowd-source a few 10-15 minute talks / subjects if anyone wants to volunteer.

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https://www.meetup.com/KC-Network-Programmability-Meetup/

This vendor-agnostic group that hopes to expand their knowledge of automation, infrastructure as code, software engineering, network protocols (not products), monitoring, and understanding the role of a modern network engineer.


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The Big Data Summit KC call for papers is now open: http://bigdatasummitkc.org/speakers/


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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7:00:00 PM Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen 1526 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO

Open to anyone in the area who is interested in developing video games. In order to have a little structure, we'll try to do a couple things each week:

Introduce new members. What have you worked on, game related or not? What do you want to work on next?

Discuss this week's conversation starter. Some article, video or game that we can dig into a little.

Members can present any games they're working on, for feedback or just to brag.

Of course, it's all very informal. The main goal is interesting conversation(s) about our passion.

Looking forward to it!

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:30:00 PM Vin Solutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

Testing your mobile app against the sea of mobile devices can be daunting. Just testing with the popular devices of the last few years can be cumbersome and expensive. Not to mention the wear and tear on your thumbs with all that tapping and swiping. Wouldn't it be great if you could apply the same skills and practices you've honed implementing unit testing of your app logic to the testing of your UI? I've got great news, you can! Using Xamarin UITest we'll explore how you can get started automating all that tapping and swiping today in your existing mobile apps, regardless of what technology you built them with. We'll also see how those tests can be applied to online services with thousands of devices waiting to run your app.

Speaker: Duane Newman. Duane is Co-Founder of Alien Arc Technologies, LLC where he focuses on creating modern apps targeting mobile devices, modern desktops, and the Internet of Things. As a Microsoft MVP and technology enthusiast with a passion for good software he strives to bring solutions that improve or eliminate costly duplication and repetitive processes so more important things can be done.

Sponsor: Bradford & Galt are sponsoring this month's meetup; please remember to say hello and thank you to William Martinez who will be on hand representing Bradford & Galt.

9th Floor Click here for event


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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6:30:00 PM Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch 4801 Main Street, Kansas City,

I've already spoken at length about what Hadoop is and what it can do. You can find that talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbf7jFWGzYs


We'll spend a little bit of time talking about exactly what Hadoop is and what you can do with it, and then we're going to crack open our laptops and go to work.

We'll be coming at it from the perspective of an analyst and not an administrator or data engineer. I'll show you how to interact with the Hadoop distributed file system both through the command line and through a GUI.

Once you have the hang of that, we'll spend some time playing with some of the analyst tools in the ecosystem.

Hadoop is a HUGE massive topic, so we'll be hitting things at high speed from 10,000 ft. Doors open at 6:30 and class will start at 6:45. We'll go till 8 or till everybody gets bored and wants to go home; whichever comes first.

You'll need the following software installed for this class.

 VirtualBox (I use VirtualBox. You're welcome to use any VM but I may not be able to troubleshoot it if you run into problems.)

https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

WinSCP (You can use any SFTP client but the same warning as above.)

https://winscp.net/eng/docs/guide_install


The Hortonworks Sandbox appropriate for your VM

https://hortonworks.com/downloads/#sandbox


Any SSH client but I recommend putty:

http://www.putty.org/

Walk in and ask for the large meeting room. Click here for event


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Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 11:30:00 AM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP HERE

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August 2017 Kansas City AUG Meeting

Stop, Collaborate in Wiki: Documentation Management with Confluence   

Cerner has used Confluence to deliver help and support documentation to our users for over 8 years. We will discuss why we migrated to Confluence, the benefits we observed, and how we continually innovate as business needs change. Help and support documentation in our Confluence instance gets over 3.8 million page views per year. Participants will learn best practices for documentation management in Confluence, such as increasing content reuse, ensuring documentation is updated, maintaining regulatory compliance, leveraging available functionality and plugins, and extending capabilities through custom plugins and user macros.


Agenda

11:30 am Welcome, Food & Networking

11:45 am Announcements

12:00 pm Presentation

1:00 pm Q&A & Networking

Speaker

Shannon Barnhart - Cerner (Sr. Manager - Worforce Enablement)

Hosted By

Karen Mustain, Atlassian User Group Leader

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Jessica Witt, Atlassian User Group Leader


Kate Lomax, Program Coordinator

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Jim McFarlane, Program Manager


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Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM Company Kitchen 8500 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Merriam, KS

Pair programming exercises have been a big hit, so Jordan has created an exercise he's calling 'Trademark-Free Naval Warfare' (I believe it has something to do with the idea of ships... battling...).

Also, Elixir 1.5 dropped, so maybe we'll talk about that, too!

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Join us for the first ever open house at the new, bigger, better HammerSpace Community Workshop & Makerspace location at 5200 E. 45th St. KCMO.

Come by and get a tour of the new facility, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment, and new work areas we have available, and socialize with HammerSpace members, our instructors, and other maker-minded visitors.

A big maker THANK YOU to everyone who has supported HammerSpace over the years, and to those of you who helped out during the exhausting move to the new location. We hope all of you enjoy your new home as much as we do. Welcome to your new makerspace, Kansas City!

We will host an official GRAND OPENING ribbon cutting event later in the year, complete with live music, food, maker exhibits, and other entertainment. Hope you can join us!

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Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30:00 AM Eggct 5107 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

When you walk in the door, let them know you are with KC Roundtable and they should bring you to the table! 

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Monday, July 31, 2017 at 6:00:00 PM Think Big Partners 1712 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

Interested in helping the Kansas City area? Great! Whether or not you know how to code, you can help by joining us to work on civic hacking to create a better Kansas City and surrounding cities. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, and friends.

Meeting Format

6:00 - Social / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking

(7:00 ~ Pizza arrives -- first Mondays only)
7:45 - Wrap up - get project updates


Location: Think Bit CoWorking on the West side of the building.

Please RSVP so that we know how many snacks & drinks to bring.

Civic Heroes of all types welcome! This event is for coders and non-coders alike -- as long as you're interested in making government more transparent and building interesting things for our city, you're more than welcome!

Bring a laptop: If you intend on getting some hands-on hacking done (it's ok if you can't but it definitely helps to have one).

On first Mondays, there will be pizza! We'll be getting some 'za from Sizzle Pie, so there will be a vegetarian option.

If you have something you'd like to work on or are excited about, please let us know via the meetup or at the hack night itself. We are growing our initiative and the energy comes from the community.

Code for Kansas City has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list.

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: captain@codeforkc.org.

Code For Kansas City presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy.

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