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.

Scholarship Application 2020 – 2021 Academic Year

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

February 19, 2020 CPE Luncheon

Topic:  Cyber Hygiene

Join us for this presentation by Dr. Kimberlee Ann Brannock, Senior Security Advisor, HP Worldwide Security Practice

Time and Location: February 19th, at Albertsons HQ, 250 E Parkcenter Blvd @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Click here to RSVP.

Security it is in our DNA.  Dr. Kimberlee Ann Brannock will provide real world examples of how to demonstrate good cyber hygiene by understanding how to identify, prioritize and respond to risks.  The discussion will include outlining the holistic relationship amongst technology, people and processes, along with establishing a security posture baseline and the development of a roadmap to plan, manage, and maintain control of your data and thus demonstrate good cyber hygiene. One of the take aways is to make good cyber hygiene such a habit it gets into you and your organization’s DNA.

As a Senior Security Advisor, Dr. Kimberlee Ann Brannock brings extensive knowledge and experience in compliance, risk, governance, IT, Information Security and privacy to help drive and shape HP’s worldwide security practice.

As well as working with the HP security business unit, HP R&D, HP Labs, HP Business Units, HP Product Teams, and HP Global Functions to ensure HP’s leadership role in security, Dr. Brannock also educates clients on the importance of security including such items as security governance (exempli gratia (e.g.): security policies, security procedures, processes, standards and specifications) risk, compliance and information security for imaging and printing (includes devices, data, documents).

During her 20-year tenure at HP, Dr. Brannock has led the HP initiative toward stronger
cybersecurity, stronger privacy, better and stronger cybersecurity governance, risk,
compliance, and information security, including better and stronger cybersecurity
services, processes and procedures. Dr. Brannock served on the HP Compliance
Community Forum, the HP Federal Compliance Council, the HP Regulatory Compliance
Review Board, the HP Policy Review Team, and the HP PCI Council (pre-split), and the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors representing HP.

Pre HP Company split (approximately $122 Billion USD per annum company), Dr.
Brannock was an HP Cybersecurity Manager, leading several global Cybersecurity
Initiatives including the WW PCI Program, and worked on Separation Management Office activities prior to the Hewlett Packard split, focusing on cybersecurity with the aim of successfully supporting both companies leading to the split as it related to all things
cybersecurity. This led to determining the Cybersecurity function in existence would
move over to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, leading to a huge opportunity to build out the
Cybersecurity global function from scratch, which Dr. Brannock seized.

Dr. Brannock moved into the role of Senior Security Advisor in 2017 after serving as HP’s Cybersecurity Manager for Governance, Risk, Compliance and Information Security. Here, she built HP’s Cybersecurity operation from the ground up, as a result of Hewlett-Packard Company splitting from a $122 Billion USD company into two companies worth $50+ billion USD each.

Before HP, Dr. Brannock began her career by building a family dot-com retail business,
which her family liquidated and sold in mid-2000. In tandem, Dr. Brannock continued to
work in technology security, advising with several companies, including HP (prior to joining HP), to help them understand issues such as IT consumption, governance, risk,
compliance, security, IT and Cybersecurity budgeting, IT and Cybersecurity strategy,
innovation, IT implementation, IT operations and security operations.

Dr. Brannock holds degrees in accounting, corporate accounting, business, business
administration, management information systems, and a professional doctorate
specializing in technology and law (jurisprudence) for which she received a distinguished scholar award. In addition, Dr. Brannock is a PhD Candidate in Information Technology, Information Assurance and Cybersecurity.

She also holds several credentials, including the CGRCM-IT, CISA, CSOXM, and PMP.

Dr. Brannock participates in several organizations including ISACA, IAPP, ISSA, PMI, PCI , SSC and in June 2017 finished serving more than two years on the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors, which is a standards (including data security standards) setting body for the payment card industry.