Past Meetings

ISSA-Ottawa 2017 Summer Social

June 22, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

private area at Industrial Pizzeria + Bar at Lansdowne
225 Marché Way, Unit 107
Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3

Relax, meet and greet peers and kick-off the summer over a beverage and food at private area at Industrial Pizzeria + Bar at Lansdowne. Everyone is welcome.

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2017-05-25 - Web Application Firewalls – Werewolves Myths, Mist and Clouds

May 25, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ottawa Novotel - Sunset Room (2nd floor)
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Venue website

In this talk Wynn Fenwick will expose you to real world experiences, benefits and challenges that come with “firewalling off” applications that weave together the information fabric of our generation.

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2017-04-27 - Phishing Derby: Measuring and Reducing Employee Vulnerability to Phishing Attacks

April 27, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ottawa Novotel - Dawn Room (3rd floor)
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Venue website

Phishing threats have grown by 250% in the past year, enabling ransomware incidents to skyrocket to a $1 billion industry. Simulated Employee Phishing Assessments have been shown to be effective at reducing the frequency of employees clicking on malicious

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ISSA Ottawa - March 30, 2017 - How to Turn 3-Minute Conversations Into Relationships, Referrals and Revenues

March 30, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ottawa Novotel - Aurora Room (3rd floor)
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Venue website

In today’s complex and competitive business environment, the scope and diversity of your network often determines both professional and personal success. Unfortunately, for over 90% of business professionals, it is also a misunderstood and abused busine

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ISSA Ottawa - Feb 23, 2017 - Application Security Foundations

February 23, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ottawa Novotel - Aurora Room (3rd floor)
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Venue website

Everyone has heard about the problem; everyone is ‘getting hacked’. But what is the answer? From scanning your code with a vulnerability scanner to red teaming exercises, developer education programs and bug bounties, this talk will take the audience th

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ISSA Ottawa - Jan 26, 2017 - Internet Voting - What could go wrong?

January 26, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ottawa Novotel - Aurora Room (3rd floor)
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Venue website

Election management bodies are using or piloting new election technology. Voting processes are colliding with IT-security concerns. This presentation will cover the modern drivers for election automation, the election threat landscape, and key controls at

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