May 1, 2019
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Register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting. Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

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Monthly Meetings:
  • WhenThe first Wednesday of every month
  • Time6:30 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 Chapter Meeting - May 1, 2019
  • Topic:  How can you keep pace with the continuous reinvention of endpoint protection?
  • Sponsor ENDGAME (Be sure to thank our sponsors, they bring food and drink to the table along with info about their solutions.)
  • Facilitator:  Ian McShane – VP, Endgame
Chapter Meeting DETAILS:

Topic Details: In this Chapter meeting, Ian will lead discussion on modern approaches to endpoint protection.  Malware, phishing, so called “targeted attacks” – they all focus on users and on their endpoints.  So how can organizations reduce their endpoint risk and exposure?  The market is rife with terms like Machine Learning and AI, but what value do they add, really?  How do you measure success of an endpoint security program?    Ian will also be happy to answer questions on the mysterious life of an Industry Analyst, explain how markets are analyzed, and if anyone is brave enough to ask( *gasp*), he’ll talk about whether it really is a pay-for-play industry.

Facilitator:  Ian has nearly two decades of experience in operational IT and security and risk planning for enterprises, service providers and software vendors. He is a recognized leader for his ability to help organizations scale their security programs and bring products to market.  Prior to joining Endgame, Ian was Gartner’s lead analyst for endpoint protection and EDR, and lead author on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. During his tenure, Ian specialized in research focused on assessing the impact of emerging technologies for security operations, breach detection and incident response.  You can find him online in most places as @ianmcshane.

Directions:  map
  1. Take exit 79 off of I-435 & Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, KS.
  2. Go south on Metcalf College BLVD.
  3. Turn east (left) onto College 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.

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