Deep Web, Dark Web, Dark Net? What does it all mean?
Sep
12
5:30 PM17:30

Deep Web, Dark Web, Dark Net? What does it all mean?

Join us for a hands-on demo of the Darkweb and some the better known Dark Net Markets, led by Michael McAndrews. By providing a brief introduction into how people browse the web anonymously, Michael will show how everyone can access some of the most hidden places on the web. But beware! Along with information on how to access these dark areas, Michael will offer practical tips to say safe while removing the mystery regarding how criminals trade malware, drugs, guns and even your personal information for profit. Feel free to bring a laptop and follow along.

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Dec
11
5:30 PM17:30

Fostering Innovation

Please join us for some Holiday Cheer and our December Monthly Meeting as we learn about the ingredients, not so much a recipe, necessary to foster innovation in organizations. Vishwa Hassan the Director of Strategy, Architecture and Innovation at Intel Corp will discuss the successes and failures in how he has adopted this model at Intel.

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Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

M&A the IT Way

 

Speaker: Willian G. Halnon – Republic Services CIO

As CIO of Republic Services, Bill Halnon is responsible for all systems, networks, data centers, information operations and telephony services of this Fortune 300 environmental services company.  Republic Services is the second largest waste management company in the U.S., with 30,000 employees serving over 800 hauling, landfill, recycling and transfer operations across 40 states and Puerto Rico.

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Oct
16
5:30 PM17:30

Four Futures of the CIO

In the past, the CIO's role was primarily to run the IT organization.  In the future, the challenge will be to ensure that the enterprise as a whole achieves strategic value from the use of technology and information. We will discuss how to build your personal roadmap to meet that challenge.

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Sep
25
7:00 AM07:00

Environment for Innovation and a Framework on Big Data

SIM Arizona presents Environment for Innovation and a Framework on Big Data and Lynn Almoro. Lynn is the Vice President of Global Risk Capabilities for American Express. Learn from her experiences on developing an environment for innovation within the company and on building a framework on Big Data including identifying risks, critical success factors and lessons learned.

 

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Jun
19
7:00 AM07:00

Myth-Busting Millennials

Roughly 77 million strong, the Millennial generation is larger than the Baby Boomer generation and three times the size of Generation X….

Are you prepared to recruit, mentor, manage and promote high potential millennials?  

On June 19th at 7a.m. at the Arizona State University Club, the first 2013 AZ Chapter of SIM breakfast meeting is being held.

 

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May
15
2:30 PM14:30

IT Security Issues & Trends

Join us at our May 15th meeting to hear key updates from Security Consulting Group, Stach & Liu. Security - it is a top priority for all IT organizations. Whether it is an external threat or an internal exploit, security incidents cost businesses more than just money - they cost customer loyalty, market credibility and ultimately overall business viability.

Security Attacks - Learn where attacks are most likely to happen, why they are successful, and which industry best practices could have been used to mitigate or completely curb many of these successful attacks.

Security Metrics - Discover some of the metrics from the past few years, the securities incidents that have taken place, as well as confirmed data breaches.

Security Case Studies - Review case studies such as Verizon’s DBIR, which are not only relevant to security professionals but also to many individuals across a wide range of industries as well.

Drew Porter (Security +, CEH)

Drew, is a Senior Security Analyst, in this role, he focuses on regulatory compliance and security policies and processes.

Drew is a sought after speaker, and has presented at ToorCon, BSides, ICDW. He has been quoted in multiple publications, including San Diego City Beat, Forbes Magazine, and Bauer-Power Media. Drew is an organizing member of Root the Box, a popular capture the flag security competition, and a member of [Buffer]Overflow, one of the largest active computer security clubs in the US.

Prior to joining Stach & Liu, Drew worked as a Mobile Security Exploit Engineer for Cummings Engineering. In this role, he focused on rapid development of military communication systems. Before that, he worked as a System Security Architect for VireoMD where he focused on interpreting HIPAA/HITECH law and form policies for both the company and clients.

Andrew Wilson

Andrew is a Senior Security Associate, in this role, he focuses on application penetration testing, source code security, and secure application development.

Andrew is a sought after speaker and has presented at DEFCON, BSides, and AppSec in addition to organizing CactusCon. He has been a guest speaker on the PaulDotCom podcast, and his personal research and writing has been cited numerous times on the front page of OWASP’s website. Andrew belongs to an elite group of only sixteen Microsoft Developer Security MVPs in the world. Prior to Stach & Liu, Andrew worked for 9 years as a senior .NET engineer building secure applications in a variety of industries. Andrew has worked extensively in higher education and banking fraud.

Andrew holds a Master of Education from Ottawa University in Curriculum Development & Instruction, and his Associate Degree from the University of Advancing Technology, C.A.E. with a major in Software Engineering.

Schedule of Events

5:30 PM - Networking / Registration

6:00 PM - Dinner

6:30 PM - Presentations and Speakers

 

 

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Negotiations & Principles of Influence
Apr
24
2:30 PM14:30

Negotiations & Principles of Influence

Dave Kempson, former CIO of MIHS and current Director of Data Operations and Strategy at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona presents Negotiations & Principles of Influence.

Negotiations are a critical element of IT governance. Additionally, there are key principles of influence when negotiating with lines of business. For IT to be successful as a business driver, broker and enabler, these negotiations and influence skills must be well understood and practiced.

 

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