Cybersecurity Summit hosted by ISACA Utah Chapter


Starts:  Mar 30, 2020 8:00 AM (MT)
Ends:  Mar 31, 2020 4:30 PM (MT)
Cybersecurity Summit hosted by ISACA Utah Chapter
with keynote speakers John Sileo and Thurl Bailey
at the Miller Conference Center.

This 2 day conference will feature two tracks. Attendees can earn up to 16 hours of CPE*.
Track 1: CSX Cybersecurity Nexus® Fundamentals training will prepare participants for roles in Cybersecurity and certification. 
Track 2: Various presentations with focus on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework domains: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover
Click here for more information and to RSVP.

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ISACA Boise Chapter Code:  042 Boise Chapter CFCSEAK

Scholarship Application 2020 – 2021 Academic Year

The Application deadline for the 2020-2021 ISACA Boise Scholarship has passed.

The ISACA Boise Chapter is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic school year. This scholarship is to promote students studying in the related fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity and Accounting attending an Idaho University / College or are an Idaho resident attending a University / College.  The application deadline is April 13, 2020.

As a nonprofit, global membership association for IT and information systems professionals, ISACA is committed to providing its diverse constituency of more than 140,000 professionals worldwide with the tools they need to achieve individual and organizational success.  Through more than 200 chapters established in more than 80 countries, ISACA provides its members with education, resource sharing, advocacy, professional networking, and a host of other benefits on a local level. The ISACA Boise Chapter has a membership of around 120 professionals residing in the Boise Metropolitan Area. The global community of ISACA members and certification holders come from various career tenure and cover a variety of professional IT-related positions in nearly all industry categories—some of which include IS auditor, consultant, educator, IS security professional, risk professional, chief information officer and internal auditor.  Members rely on ISACA for resources that enhance their skills, expand their professional knowledge and connect them with a vibrant community of peers.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Must be a full-time college student
  • Must be studying in the related areas of:
    • Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or Accounting
  • Must currently reside in Idaho or physically attend an accredited Idaho college or university (at either an Idaho college or university or an Idaho resident attending an accredited college or university in the United States)

Selection Criteria:

  • Quality and completeness of the application and all required attachments
  • Sincere desire for further education or training in the field of: Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or Accounting
  • Individual achievement as evidenced through participation in outside interests and activities, leadership roles and/or work experience
  • Grade point average or academic standing will be considered, but will not be the primary determinant
  • Individual financial need may be considered as part of the selection criteria

Scholarship Application Procedures:

  • Complete the Application Form and submit all required attachments.
  • ISACA Boise may request Enrollment Verification prior to awarding the scholarship.


  • The application must be received by April 13, 2020
  • Incomplete applications and applications after the deadline will not be accepted

For questions or assistance, please contact ISACA Boise Academic

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.