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(ISC)²® Releases Conference Program for its Fifth Annual Security Congress

Clearwater, FL, May 20, 2015(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) the largest not-for-profit body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with nearly 110,000 members, today released the full education program and speaker line-up for its fifth annual Security Congress, taking place September 28-Ocotber 1, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Ca. (ISC)² Security Congress will be colocated with the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits, bringing together nearly 20,000 professionals from around the world for four days of education, networking and an expansive exhibit floor of security products and services. The complete colocated program can be viewed in the show planner.


“Staying up-to-date on the latest trends, tools and techniques to protect enterprises is critical to information security career success today,” says David Shearer, CISSP, PMP, executive director, (ISC)². “With over 75 educational sessions, the member town hall meeting and Career Pavilion, Security Congress is the ideal event for learning, networking and career development. Colocating our event with our valuable partner ASIS for the fifth year in a row provides attendees with the added benefit of more sessions, exhibits and opportunities for networking. I look forward to welcoming global members and security professionals alike.”


Key conference tracks include: Application Security/Software Assurance; Cloud Security; Digital Forensics; Governance, Regulation and Compliance; Healthcare Security; Malware; Mobile Security; Swiss Army Knife – Tips, Tools and Techniques for the Well-Rounded Infosecurity Professional; Threats – Inside & Out. New tracks added this year include Professional Development and People Centric Security.


ASIS Seminar Conference Keynotes Include:

• Raymond W. Kelly, former commissioner of the New York Police Department


• General Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and former director of the National Security Agency

• General James Mattis, former commander of the United States Joint Forces Command


Notable Speakers and Sessions Include:

• Dr. David Bouvin, professor, Department of Defense: “Redefining Digital Dashboard Training and Utilization to Improve Organizational Cyber Defenses”

• Leif Dreizler, senior security engineer, Bugcrowd: “The State of Bug Bounties”

• Ray Potter, HCISPP, CEO, SafeLogic: “Unsafe Harbor: Will Your Encryption Weather the Storm?”

• Dominique Kilman, CISSP, SSCP, CISM, GIAC (GREM, GWAN, GCIH, GCFA), manager, Forensic Technology KPMG, LLP; Tim Rains, CISSP, chief security advisor, Worldwide Cybersecurity & Data Protection, Microsoft; Alex Holden, CISO, Hold Security; Brandon Dunlap, director of Research, Brightfly: “Adventures in Threat Intel, Volumes I and II”

• Aaron Kirby, Enterprise Security Solutions, Authentication, MasterCard: “Glimpse into the Future Direction of Card Not Present Authentication”

• Gail Ann Lasprogata, associate professor of Business and International Law, Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University; David Melnick, CISSP, CIPP/EU/US, CISA, founder/CEO, Weblife; Spencer Mott, CISA, CPP, vice president & CISO, Amgen; Raj Goel, CISSP, CTO, Brainlink International Inc.: “Is This Thing on? What Your Employees Are Really Doing Online at Work”

• Javvad Malik, CISSP, GIAC GWAPT, security advocate, AlienVault: “Guest to Root – How to Hack Your Own Career Path and Stand Out”

• Patricia Myers, CISSP-ISSMP, CRISC, director, ISSA Education Foundation; Sandra Lambert, CISSP-ISSMP, CGEIT, CCP, CISA, CEO Lambert & Associates: “Career Advice from Two Old Dinosaur-Ettes”

• Krishna Narayanaswamy, chief scientist, Cloud Security, Netskope: “The Anatomy of a Cloud Data Breach”

• Julie Franz Peeler, director, (ISC)² Foundation; Elise Yacobellis, CSSLP, director of Business Development, Americas, (ISC)²: “Status of the Industry: 2015 Global Information Security Workforce Study”

• Ted Ritter, CEO and founder, Cyber Velocity: “If You Only Had $1 for Security, What Would You Spend it on?”

• Chris Shipp, chief information security officer, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Strategic Petroleum Reserve: “Hacking the Internet of Things: Now Everything is Hackable”

• Spencer Wilcox, CISSP, CPP, managing security strategist, Exelon: “Mobile Innovation and Security”

• Ira Winkler, president, Secure Mentem, Inc.: “Implementing Gamification and Other Creative Security Awareness Methods”


The Security Congress program is available online, offering attendees an opportunity to personalize their event experience. (ISC)² members are eligible for special discounted pricing and will be able to attend any of the ASIS events including keynotes, networking lunches, and educational sessions. More details are available at


About (ISC)²

Formed in 1989, (ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with nearly 110,000 members in more than 160 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFPSM), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSPSM), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPPSM), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information and software security topics. More information is available at


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