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EvolveSec Chicago MeetUp

This meetup is for anyone interested in learning about cybersecurity, starting a career in the cybersecurity industry, or just networking with other cybersecurity industry professionals.

date
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
venue
1871 2.03 Classroom
tags
Event


This meetup is for anyone interested in learning about cybersecurity, starting a career in the cybersecurity industry, or just networking with other cybersecurity industry professionals. Our upcoming MeetUp features keynote speaker Dr. Faisal Abdullah, discussing the topic of cybersecurity risk assessment.

Cybersecurity risk management is both an art and a science. Organizations must first identify the risks to their data and information assets to mitigate them effectively. This talk will cover qualitative and quantitative risk analysis techniques that can be used to identify and quantify both accidental and malicious threats to computer systems within an organization. In addition to technical solutions, the talk considers strategies and policies that will provide cost effective and highly secure systems.

Attendees will learn the following at this talk:
• Determine high level security requirements by analyzing the mission and business critical processes of the organization.
• Conduct security assessments to identify the security risks to the organization and develop solutions to address those risks.
• Develop a risk-based approach to organizational security by delivering ROI to risk mitigation strategies.
• Understand the role or penetration testing and vulnerability assessment in Risk Assessment.

Speaker Information:

Dr. Faisal Abdullah is a multi-disciplinary educator and cybersecurity specialist with over 15 years of experience in academia and cybersecurity consulting. He has been the recipient of over $450,000 in grants from U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Security Agency (NSA). Faisal specializes in cybersecurity risk management for large and mid-sized organizations. He currently serves as the Director of Academy and Security Consultant at Evolve Security. He holds CISA and CISSP certifications.

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