September 19, 2018 CPE Luncheon

Topic:  Blockchain

Join us for this presentation by Peter Anewalt (Uledger)

Time and Location: September 19th, at Boise Plaza, 1111 West Jefferson @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

There will be no cost to attend the CPE event.

Summary:  Pete’s presentation will include an overview of Blockchain technology, its use as a foundation for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, and its applicability to enterprise (business and government) use cases.

Pete Anewalt is a Co-founder and serves as Chief Operating Officer for ULedger, a Boise-based technology company building a Blockchain platform for the enterprise.  Blockchain is a distributed-ledger technology that creates a history of data, corroborated by other networked entities, that can never be changed or tampered with.  ULedger is focused on helping enterprises to easily leverage this technology to provide greater levels of data integrity to their existing data infrastructure.

As COO for ULedger, Pete manages product development, customer success, marketing and sales.  Prior to ULedger, Pete served as SVP, Professional Services and Customer Success for Balihoo, a Boise-based software company focused on the scaling and automation of local digital marketing campaigns.  Prior to Balihoo, Pete was SVP of Global Services for Unica, a Waltham-MA based provider of marketing automation solutions.  Unica was acquired by IBM in 2010 and remains a cornerstone of IBM’s Smarter Commerce division.


2018 Boise INTERFACE Conference

The Boise ISACA chapter has a dedicated registration web site for the upcoming INTERFACE conference.  Registration information and additional details can be found in the link below.  This year’s event is scheduled for September 13th and will again be held at the Boise Centre.

Click Here to Register

This is a great opportunity to network with other IT professionals and of course earn valuable CPE credits.

We hope to see you there!

May 2018 AGM Luncheon Event – Membership and CPE Meeting

We are excited to announce our Annual General Membership Meeting (AGM).

Please join us, enjoy some very interesting sessions and earn CPE credits.

Date: May 18th

Location:  Cottonwood Grille, 913 W River St, Boise, ID 83702

Lunch Choices:  Flank Steak, COBB salad, and Vegetarian pasta

  • 11:30 – Arrival, sign-in, networking
  • 12:00Lunch Served
  • 12:15 – 12:45 – Welcome, Announcements, Board Position Intros, Elections, Scholarships, Updates, Member Recognition
  • 12:45 – 1:00 Break
  • 1:00 – 1:50 Mobile Device Management, John Stiffler and BobTanabe
  • 1:50 – 2:00 – Break 
  • 2:00 – 2:50 – Incident Response – What Works (and what doesn’t) Eric Sales (FireEye)
  • 2:50 – 3:00 – Break 
  • 3:00 – 3:50 – Panel –  Web App Security, Dan DeCloss (Scentsy); Bruce Saunders (Idaho Housing and Finance Association), and Matt Kunzman (Clearwater Analytics)
  • 4:00 – Social Hour

Mobile Device Management – Summary TBA

Incident Response – What Works (and what doesn’t) – In the presentation, Eric will take the group through lessons learned and real encounters in the field to help them understand what works (when responding to an incident) and what should not be done.

Panel Discussion – Web App Security – Dan, Bruce and Matt will discuss common vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.


ISSA 2018 InfoSec Conference

It’s that time of the year again! Boise ISSA is having its 16th annual conference on May 3, 2018! Keep an eye on their website for more updates!

Every year they strive to deliver excellent Key Note Speakers as well as smaller break out session and hands-on training.

This year the Keynote Speakers are William Kimble, President/CEO Cyber Defense Technologies and James McMurry, CEO of Milton Group. Richard Marshall, CEO of X-SES Consultants, LLC will be our special members only lunchtime keynote.

Ken Dunham will have more in-depth classes focusing on Threat Hunting (Price $100. Invoices will be sent out VIA PayPal)

They will also have the Ms. GreyHat Organization doing a Raspeberry Pi Hacking Workshop (Price $175 by April 3rd, $195 by May 2May 3rd $220. Invoices will be sent out VIA PayPal)