Editor-in-Chief: Tran Cheung
Notes from Communications Team for Issue #9
Welcome to the (ISC)² NJ Chapter's June issue!
Our goal is to provide the cybersecurity community with the latest NJ Chapter news, upcoming events and initiatives, and timely and relevant articles from our dedicated member volunteers.
We hope you enjoy reading this publication and invite you to send any comments to email@example.com.
Message From The President
We have hit a new milestone this month, with 140 members strong!
We have also have also launched two new programs, see sections below for details:
- One on One Mentoring Program
- Job Opportunity Database
In July, we will have the honor of having Mike Wilkes, CISO at Security Scorecard to provide us with his latest insights from a CISO perspective and Michael Redmond, PhD will educate us on how to effectively manage critical business functions during a crisis.
As always, newcomers and students are free.
If you are interested in learning more about our organization or want to become a member, just visit our website.
All previous meetings are recorded and freely available on our website.
Hope you can join us next month!
Our Newest Chapter Members!
Interested in becoming either a mentor or mentee? Just fill out this form to join our new One on One Mentorship Program initiative.
Thank you Hasjonn and Thomas for being the first members to enter the program.
Job Opportunity Database
Sometimes we are asked if we know of any members who are interested in a potential job. We have now created a voluntary database to see if our Chapter Board can expediate this process. To alleviate any privacy concerns, only Board members will have access to this information. If you are interested in entering your information into our database, Just fill out this form.
July 2021 Meeting Agenda
NJ Chapter July 2021 Meeting will be held on Thursday, 7/29/2021.
Mike Wilkes – Chief Information Security Officer / Adjunct Professor - Security Scorecard
Michael Redmond, PhD. – Consultant / Auditor / Trainer / Professional Speaker
To learn more about our speakers, below in the Upcoming Presenters section are their detailed bios.
Click here to register.
Public Speaking Workshop - MEMBERS ONLY
Please sign up to be a member of our local Chapter before registering for this event
Date: Thursday, July 8th, 2021
Click here to register.
- Conducted by Steven Santamorena, Arthur Hedge, and Ken Fishkin
August 2021 Meeting Agenda
NJ Chapter August 2021 Meeting will be held on Thursday, 8/26/2021.
This will be a special extended event from 6pm-9pm held at Gather.town.
Joseph Perry - Director Of Education at Tetra Defense
Stephen A. Hart – Host of TrailblazersFM / Marketer at SANS
September 2021 Meeting Agenda
NJ Chapter September 2021 Meeting will be held on Thursday, 9/30/2021.
Raymond Blaine – Director of Cyber Research Center for West Point
Incident Response Workshop – Conducted by Boston Consulting Group
New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Coalition (NYMJCSC) - 2021 Conference & Workshop
The 2021 NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference will take place virtually on October 14th followed by a workshop on the 15th. NYMJCSC is now in its eighth year; featuring a keynote and sessions aimed at various aspects of information security and technology.
NYMJCSC will include several online workshops on October 15th featuring in-depth extended hands-on classroom-style educational courses to expand your knowledge and foster security discussions.
If you're interested in presenting at the conference, please reach out to Ken Fishkin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June Chapter Member Hot Seat
Check out our member hotseat! We put our Welcoming Committee on the hot seat this month, Keith Murillo-Stasiak, Déja Santana, and Marcelo Ignacio to learn more about how they started off in cybersecurity.
Mike Wilkes - CISO at Security Scorecard
For our July meeting, we’ll have the honor of having Mike Wilkes, CISO at Security Scorecard join us.
Mike Wilkes is a technology evangelist and Chief Information Security Officer that has built, transformed and protected companies such as ASCAP, Marvel, AQR Capital, CME Group, Sony, Macy's as well as European banks and airlines. A graduate of Stanford University, he is a featured speaker at technology conferences and is a professor at NYU teaching cybersecurity courses. An avid jazz fan and musician, he is also on the board of trustees for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
Find out more about him and his career by reading this interview.
Dr. Michael C. Redmond - CEO of Redmond Worldwide
Dr. Michael C. Redmond is CEO of Redmond Worldwide and is a recognized International Trainer, Consultant, Auditor, Speaker, and Author,
Her education includes: PhD (Crisis, Organizational and Behavior Psychology) , Integrational Business and Marketing from Fordham University; MBA Risk Management from PECB University; Completing Thesis for MBA Information Security from PECB University); Advanced Masters Certificate International Banking and Operations from American Institute of Banking; B.A., Communication Arts & Management from Marymount Manhattan College; Graduate Military Science from ROTC at NYU Polytechnic; Graduate US Army Command & General Staff College; Received GS 12 Rating, Organizational Effectiveness
Michael spent four years on active duty with the U.S. Army and an additional 17 years in the National Guard and Reserves. She retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
She has been an instuctor for PECB for 6 years. She is also currently an Adjunct Professor for St. Thomas MBA Program in Cyber Law. She teaches Risk Management and the course covers Information/Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, and Privacy. Additional teaching expericece includes: Adjunct Professor, Risk Management, St. Thomas Law School, Adjunct Professor, Enterprise Risk Management and Business Courses, New York University, John Jay University Master’s Program, University of Maryland, Mercy College Michael has worked for such companis as: Enterprise Risk Worldwide, KMPG, Deloitte, BNY Mellon, Chubb Insurance and more.
Michael has three published books that are sold in over 35 countries: Mastering Your Introduction to Cyber Security, Mastering Business Continuity Management and Mastering Your Work Life Balance. Her book Mastering Business Continuity Management was selected for Top 16 In the field both in 2020 and in 2021.
Recordings and Slides From Prior Meeting
Video and content of our monthly meetings
June 24, 2021 meeting recordings:
Kathleen McGee - Discusses the legal side of a data breach
Peter Thermos - 5G and MEC Security
* Peter Thermos' Presentation
Please visit https://www.isc2chapternj.org/ to access previous meeting recordings.