July 2014 Chapter Meeting with Bruce Schneier
Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
The Chicago ISSA Chapter invites you to join us for our monthly chapter meeting. The featured speaker for July is noted cryptographer and security and privacy specialist, Bruce Schneier.
This month’s meeting will be held at the Rosewood Restaurant in Rosemont. Free valet parking is available at the venue. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
Admission: $10, All proceeds will be donated to Paralyzed Veterans of America
Speaker: Bruce Schneier is an American cryptographer, computer security and privacy specialist, and writer. He is the author of several books on general security topics
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a "security guru" by The Economist. He is the author of 12 books -- including Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust Society Needs to Thrive -- as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter "Crypto-Gram" and his blog "Schneier on Security" are read by over 250,000 people. He has testified before Congress, is a frequent guest on television and radio, has served on several government committees, and is regularly quoted in the press. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, a program fellow at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute, a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an Advisory Board Member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and the Chief Technology Officer at Co3 Systems, Inc.
The Chicago Chapter of the ISSA has a mission to offer a stimulating combination of discussion forums, hands-on learning, CISSP certification training, conferences, and other events which are designed to enhance understanding and awareness of information security issues for information security professionals. Monthly meetings, quarterly special events, the ISSA Journal, and subsidies for security training are highlights of Chapter membership. The Chicago Chapter serves members in the greater Chicago area.
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