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Your Favorite Speakers at Infosec World 2015

Sunday, 15 March 2015 10:45

Your Favorite Speakers at Infosec World 2015

Okay, in full disclosure this probably isn’t going to be a list of YOUR favorite speakers, but it’s a list of some friend, colleagues, and mentors you don’t want to miss at this year’s Infosec World.

A key to the session ID codes is below, and my favorite schedule format is their at-a-glance you can get here http://www.infosec-world.com/OS15_Grid_for_Web.pdf. Infosec World 2015 is March 23-25 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, FL.

In no particular order… Oh, actually these are mostly alphabetical by last name. Deviant’s at the top because I wanted that handsome devil above the crease. That, and he’s doing an opening keynote.

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Diana Kelley: 3 Books that Changed My Life

Saturday, 14 March 2015 08:52

Diana Kelley: 3 Books that Changed My Life

In this series, I asked infosec professionals to name 3 books that changed their life. This entry features picks from Diana Kelley, an industry mover and shaker currently serving as an executive in IBM Security Systems.

If you looked at my profile and Diana’s side-by-side, you’d think we must run in the same circles – we’ve spoken at many of the same events, both serve as faculty at IANS, have written content for the same magazines. But the truth is I didn’t “find” Diana until some time last year, and it was purely by chance. She’s one of those extremely level-headed, fun, and energetic people that just has a magnetism you can’t resist and she’s a pure bottomless pit of positive professional energy. Going in to 2015, I look forward to connecting more with Diana. You can too, through the links at the bottom of this post.

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Jack Daniel: 3 Books that Changed My Life

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 08:59

Jack Daniel: 3 Books that Changed My Life

In this series, I asked infosec professionals to name 3 books that changed their life. This entry features picks from Jack Daniel, the self-proclaimed security curmudgeon and peer-described “glue” of our industry.

Perhaps best known as the co-founder of Security BSides, there are many accolades of Jack’s professional success, and I might say the more subtle, softer side of Jack is often overshadowed by his well-developed curmudgeonly persona. The short version is that he wins awards, does great things, helps lots of people, and will never turn a blind eye or hurried goodbye to a friend in need. He does all this while sporting an exceptionally long beard and skeptical brow, both of which he’s well known for.

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IT Hot Topics Conference & Trainings 2015- Celebrating 30 years!

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 06:17

IT Hot Topics Conference & Trainings 2015- Celebrating 30 years!

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Carolina Advanced Digital, and the 13th anniversary of our annual IT Hot Topics Conference. New for 2015, we have a great lineup of certification trainings, extended social activities, new content, and special guest speakers.

The venue is beautiful and easy to access. The content is driven by the attendees. The speakers are always top-notch. In recent years, we’ve had the pleasure of hosting Katie Moussouris, Chris Hoff, Chris Nickerson, Mike Rothman, Zach Lanier, Deviant, Mike Murray, Shannon Tufts, Johnny Long, John McCumber, Ryan Linn, Tyler Shields, Patrick Miller, and more.

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Getting Involved in the Community- Join us live or later on Dark Reading Radio 2/18

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 05:21

Getting Involved in the Community- Join us live or later on Dark Reading Radio 2/18

Wednesday, February 18th at 1pm Eastern- listen live, or download and enjoy later, as Josh Corman and I join Dark Reading’s Tim Wilson, Sara Peters, and Curtis Franklin to challenge listeners to get more involved in the security community.

How To Get More Involved In the IT Security Communityimage-dark reading
with Jennifer Minella and Josh Corman on Dark Reading Radio
Date: 2/18/2015 1:00 PM New York/10:00 AM San Francisco
More information and registration

How can security professionals better engage with their peers, both in person and online? In this Dark Reading Radio show, we will talk to leaders at some of the security industry’s professional organizations about how security pros can get more involved – with their colleagues in the same industry, with their peers in other industries, and with the IT security community as a whole.

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Secret Wireless March 17th… shhhh
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The Aruba – AirWave ‘Merger’
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After last week’s announcement of the ArubaAirWave merger, many are asking what’s in store for the newly-acquired AirWave. I mean… merged. (This word tends to bring to mind a really big tail and a really small dog).
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A Brief History of Wireless Security
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Information Week’s Virtual NAC Tradeshow
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I know I’ve had another week of being a bad blogger- but you’ll find out why soon. There are several current and upcoming projects I’m going to let you in on. For now, I want to tell you about the Virtual NAC Tradeshow! Today (April 22nd), Information Week opened the virtual doors to it’s virtual tradeshow- an online show hall, full of NAC information, whitepapers and on-demand presentations from a variety of specialists and industry experts. You can explore technical and business-oriented information and even view Mike’s product reviews of some of today’s popular NAC products. GO forth and Visit the NAC Immersion Virtual Tradeshow. More
JJ at The CSO Executive Seminar on Data Protection and Encryption
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Next month, I’ll be joining a great lineup of speakers for a packed one-day conference, hosted by CSO Magazine. There are several individual sessions, interspersed with breakfast, lunch and short 30-minute technology briefings. Some of the content is below. Find more information and registration links at the bottom. More

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