Virtual Wednesday Chapter Meeting (SEP 2018)

September 12, 2018
5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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The Summit Conference and Event Center
411 Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011

Register Now before the registration deadline of: September 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Total PDUs for the evening is Technical (2.0)

PDUs for this event: Technical (1.0)

First presentation

Board Panel Discussion

  • Election Results: President, Outreach, and Professional Development


Board Panel

President, Jana Axline

Membership, James McCoy

Finance, Krishna Anantharaju

Professional Development, Pam Wagner

Technology, Ed Ohrt

Outreach, Laura Flores

Marketing, Samara Rasmussen


PDUs for this event: Technical (1.0)

Second presentation

Title: Incorporating Information Systems Security into Project Management

Presenter Names: Steve Kosten and Aaron Cure


Synopsis: It seems that every day we see a story about a security breach.  Records have been stolen from Target, Home Depot, etc.  As project managers we are responsible for all aspects of a project including incorporating security.  In this presentation, we will demonstrate some of the common attacks that are seen in the wild, and we will talk about incorporating security into project management.


Bio: Steve Kosten is a security consultant at Cypress Data Defense and an instructor for the SANS DEV541 Secure Coding in Java/JEE: Developing Defensible Applications course. He's previously performed security work in the defense and financial sectors and headed up the security department for a financial services firm. He is currently the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Denver chapter leader and is on the board for the OWASP AppSec USA conference. He has presented security talks before numerous conferences. He is experienced in secure code review, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, risk management. He holds a bachelor of science in Aerospace Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in Information Security from James Madison University.


Aaron Cure is a senior security consultant at Cypress Data Defense and an instructor and contributing author for the DEV544 Secure Coding in .NET course. After ten years in the U.S. Army as a Russian Linguist and a Satellite Repair Technician he worked as a database administrator and programmer on the Iridium project, with subsequent positions as a telecommunications consultant, senior programmer, and security consultant. He also has experience developing security tools, performing secure code reviews, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing, as well as risk assessments, static source code analysis, and security research.



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Meeting Schedule

         Registration and Networking: 5:00 - 5:30

         First presentation: approx. 5:30 - 6:30

         Second presentation: approx. 7:00 - 8:15

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$27.00 after 5:00 pm September 11
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Register Now before the registration deadline of: September 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM