Threat Intelligence Seminar – June 18

The (ISC)2 Eastern Massachusetts Chapter will host an event based on Threat Intelligence. This topic will focus on Federal Investigations, Cyber Crime activity and tools for visibility.

Subject: Threat Intelligence: Federal Investigations, Cyber Crime Activity, Tools for visibility

Speaker #1: Jason Gonzalez is a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, and is head of Nixon’s Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group. Jason is a former Assistant US Attorney at the US Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, and also worked as a Managing Director at computer forensics and incident response firm Stroz Friedberg.
Topic: Jason will be speaking on defense perspectives on federal investigations and cybercrime.

Speaker #2: Adam Bookbinder is the chief of the Cybercrime Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. He has been an assistant U.S. Attorney since 1999, spending the past 11 years in the Cybercrime Unit and the previous four in the Economic Crimes Unit. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he worked as an assistant D.A. in the Essex County D.A.’s Office, an associate at Bingham, Dana, and Gould, and a clerk for Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen Trott. He has a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Topic: Priorities of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Cybercrime unit in the areas of computer crime, Intellectual Property Crime, and large-scale identity theft. Discuss lessons learned from cases involving cooperation and coordination with the private sector

Speaker #3: Matt O’Neill started with the Secret Service in 1998 in New Haven; he transferred to Washington, DC, in 2003 and spent four years on the Vice President’s Detail. In 2007, Matt transferred to the Manchester, NH, Resident Office. He primarily investigates cyber crimes such as ACH fraud, network intrusions, phishing, and POS terminal compromises and other types of financial crimes.
Topic: Matt will talk about the latest trends relating to online cyber fraud such as exploiting Apple Pay and other new payment systems as well as the online sale of personally identifiable information. Matt will compare and contrast identity fraud to credit card fraud and provide tips on how to protect yourself from being a victim

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SDLC, PEN Testing, and Third Party Risk Assessment – April 9

The (ISC)2 Eastern Massachusetts Chapter will host an interactive discussion around Application Security and an opportunity to network with your Chapter peers. The topic will cover the importance of secure application development, code reviews and penetration testing.  Our speakers and panel will also highlight processes for identifying and managing risks associated with third party vendors.

Topic: SDLC, PEN Testing, and Third Party Risk Assessment

Speaker #1: Chris Wysopal, Founder & CTO, Veracode
Speaker #2: Jason Marchant, Enterprise IT Risk Management Team Lead, Partners Healthcare
Panel moderator: Peter Bamber

  • Where & When
  • Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
  • Time: 1pm-4pm
  • Location: Constant Contact Offices, 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA


Data Breaches – February 24th

Data Breaches: Real Life Breaches and Incident Response. Discuss data breaches and incident handling with industry leaders and your peers.


  • TBD, Dell SecureWorks
  • Joe DeSalvo, Head of Corporate Security Garda Worldwide
    Former CSO Iron Mountain
    Former FBI agent


  • Christopher Hague, Dell
  • Justin Morgan, Vantiv
  • Esmond Kane, Partners
  • George Ehrhorn, MathWorks

Where & When
Tuesday February 24th, 2015
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Mass General Hospital – Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
Building 114
16th St. Charlestown Navy Yard
Charleston, MA 02129


Building 114 is next to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Center
There is a “Spaulding Express” bus at North station that will take you directly to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Center. The bus may have the “Partners Healthcare” logo on it as well.

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Non-Members $20
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