WiSKC September Meeting (Virtual)

Sep 21, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Join us for our monthly meeting, held via Zoom, with a presentation on threats from Sherrod DeGrippo with Proofpoint and sponsorship from Agari.


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Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Online event


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, September 29, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM

Just getting it on the calendar, topics and speakers will be added once we get closer to the meetup date.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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 plenty of off-street parking, a kids playroom available for tiny makers, 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.

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

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Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:30:00 PM Online event

Heard the one about the woman who accidentally created a Community of Practice?

In this session, we will learn about the gap that mobilized one woman's mission and the events that unfolded to turn her endeavor into a thriving success.

Moriah Coleman is an avid Agile enthusiast and efficiency nerd. She has 10 years of experience within the Agile world where she has acted as Business Analyst, Project Manager, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, and trainer. Her experience ranges from Front-end teams to Middleware and HelpDesk. She is a mother of two boys and passionately works remote from Seattle, WA.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:00:00 PM Online event

In our September Heartland webinar, we'll discuss how ransomware loitering presents an opportunity for network detection.

The recent surge of ransomware attacks has highlighted a shift in tactics employed by threat actors looking to extort organizations. Their methodology has changed from a quick, opportunistic attack to a prolonged, targeted approach. This shift in methodology presents threat groups with the opportunity to encrypt more critical data, but also presents security teams with the opportunity to detect activity before data is encrypted. In this talk we'll explore how security analysts use network detection and response capabilities to discover malicious activity between initial compromise and encryption.

3:00pm - 3:05pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
3:05pm - 3:35pm Thought Leadership Spotlight
3:35pm - 3:50pm Audience Q&A
3:50pm - 4:00pm Prize Wheel and Closing Remarks

Steve Porcello, Sr. Sales Engineer at Gigamon
Steve started out as a security analyst for organizations in the New York City area, including some in the industrial, utility and financial services sectors. From there, he moved into the vendor space by joining innovative cyber security start-ups. He is now focused on using his experiences in incident response to promote and educate security teams about the benefits of Gigamon ThreatINSIGHT.

Quintin Niall, Sr. Staff Technical Account Manager
Quintin is a Sr. Staff Technical Account Manager, currently helping ThreatINSIGHT customers leverage NDR for custom detection and threat hunting. Since joining ICEBRG (acquired by Gigamon in 2018), he has deployed many network sensors into compromised environments, including aerospace, finance, and retail networks. He holds a BS in Computer Science and is currently earning a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Computer Security from Stanford University.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 11:30:00 AM Online event

Come hang out over the lunch hour and share about a project you are working on, paper you are reading or anything interesting that is happening in the data science world!

If you are interested in competing or just want to participate in the discussion we will be talking about the new Mechanisms of Action (MoA) Prediction Kaggle Competition as well this meetup (https://www.kaggle.com/c/lish-moa/overview).

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