March 18, 2020 CPE Luncheon

Topic:  Asymmetric Cyber Threat

Join us for this presentation by Kurt Pipal, Special Agent, Boise RA, Salt Lake City Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Time and Location: March 18th, at Albertsons HQ, 250 E Parkcenter Blvd @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Kurt Pipal, Special Agent, Boise RA, Salt Lake City Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Kurt has spent more than fifteen years of his career in the FBI’s Counterintelligence and Cyber Divisions working cases that protected national security. His primary focus has been state-sponsored Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) intrusions cases that included cross-jurisdictional cooperation at all levels of government. From 2010-2012, Kurt was assigned to FBI Headquarters as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Cyber Division, where he coordinated and led multiple teams that investigated and mitigated various APT threats. He received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence and the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for the groundbreaking case against the five 3PLA hackers charged with economic espionage in 2014. From 2013-2017 Kurt severed as the Assistant Legal Attaché in London representing the FBI on cyber national security matters. He is currently a Special Agent working Cyber and Counterintelligence matters for the FBI in Boise, Idaho.

January 15, 2020 CPE Event

Topic:  Cloud Security Alliance 2020

Join us for this presentation by Ken Dunham – CSA (Cloud Security Alliance)

Note Afternoon Time Frame and New Location!

Time and Location: January 15th, at Scentsy HQ, 2701 E Pine Ave, Meridian, ID, from 3:00 to 4:00  followed by a social event at the nearby RAM restaurant from 4:00 to ~5:30.

The internationally acclaimed Cloud Security Alliance, at, provides industry best practices and research from industry thought leaders.  Learn about the star program and governance impacting auditing and regulatory oversight related to the cloud.  CSA Boise, at, provides Boise ISACA with monthly socials during the dinner hour monthly to meet and discuss cloud with experts in the area.

Ken Dunham has nearly three decades of combined business, technical and leadership experience in cyber security, incident response and cyber threat intelligence. Mr. Dunham holds a CISSP, CISM, Masters of Teacher Education with research in alternative assessment of multiple intelligences, and has held numerous technical certifications over the years ranging from reverse engineering to network security and forensics. In 2006 Mr. Dunham was recognized as the top quoted global security expert. In 2015 Mr. Dunham was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow with ISSA International as well as received the article of the year award for his work on “Troubling Trends of Espionage”. Mr. Dunham has extensive experience briefing executives and assisting technical staff in F500 companies to solve global security challenges. Over his long career he has taught at all levels, helped to create training programs for pilots and navigators of the U2, Warthog, and Predator programs, authored and contributed to many books and thousands of security articles, created new technical appliances (drive-by sandbox automation, automated mobile APK analysis, etc) and has been involved with the advent of nascent industry solutions including responsible disclosure (iDEFENSE) and cyber threat intelligence (iSIGHT Partners). Mr. Dunham also owns an advanced intelligence response company, 4D5A Security LLC, and runs a non-profit, Rampart Research, for information sharing and networking of global incident responders. Mr. Dunham is the father of four children, an avid outdoorsman, cook, and enjoy photography, composing music, and spending time with family and loved ones.