January 2013 Chapter Meeting

posted Jan 8, 2013, 7:06 AM by Jay Betancourt   [ updated Sep 18, 2013, 1:35 PM ]
The topic for this meeting will be Top Cyber Security Threats in 2013 presented by Russ Horn.

It is virtually impossible to open a newspaper, or a news app on your phone, without reading about a data breach or cyber-attack. And these don't include many of the individuals or small/medium sized business that face attacks. During this session we will review the cyber security threats facing West Texas business in 2013. The presentation is designed to be relevant, interactive, and provide meaningful information, including:
Identify top cyber security threats;
Recognize trends in security threats;
Review real-life case studies;
Explore recommendations to deal with current and future security threats.

Russ Horn has more than 15 years of professional technical and information security experience. He currently serves as the President at CoNetrix, a full-service computer networking, cloud hosting, and information security firm. In addition to performing IT audits and security consulting, he has taught technology courses at the university level, spoken at various security conferences, and published multiple security articles. Russ has a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.S. degree in Management Information Systems, and has achieved the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designations.