June 2015 Dinner Meeting

The Cyber threat has evolved over the years and it is important to understand our adversaries and their motivation. From organized cyber gangs looking to make a profit to nation-states who are trying to gather our secrets, Cyber threat actors are getting better at what they do and we need to evolve with them. This presentation covers various actor types and how the FBI is adapting to the threat. Collaboration is key and will make the difference as we move forward to combat various Cyber threat actors. More »

Your ISACA Los Angeles Chapter has recently been awarded the Communications Excellence Award for 2014--the second year we received the award since it was launched. In 2013 we also received the K. Wayne Snipes Award Honorable Mention! More »

ISACA LA members participating in the LA Regional Food Bank to give back to the community. More »

 

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ISACA LA Annual Ballot for 2015-2016

It’s that time of the year again. We sent an eBallot via email to all members on the morning of Monday, May 18. The eBallot period will last 3 weeks until 5 pm Friday, June 5th. Members can vote for the candidates proposed by the nominations committee or can write-in candidates. The results will be presented at the June 9th Annual General Meeting.

Click the following link to see the nominee biographies of the officers and directors
recommended by the nominations committee: biographies

ISACA LA Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

 

5 pm – 5:30 pm: Registration and Networking

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner and Networking

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Program (2 CPEs)

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Dinner Meeting Topic:

How the FBI is Adapting to Ever Changing Cyber Threats

 

The Cyber threat has evolved over the years and it is important to understand our adversaries and their motivation. From organized cyber gangs looking to make a profit to nation-states who are trying to gather our secrets, Cyber threat actors are getting better at what they do and we need to evolve with them. This presentation covers various actor types and how the FBI is adapting to the threat. Collaboration is key and will make the difference as we move forward to combat various Cyber threat actors.
FBI Seal Speaker: Special Agent Jensen Penalosa, FBI
Supervisory Special Agent Jensen Penalosa has been a Special Agent with the FBI since 2005. SSA Penalosa is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from California State University, Fullerton. Prior to entering on duty with the FBI, SSA Penalosa was employed by FileNet Corporation as a software engineer. From 2012 to 2014, SSA Penalosa supervised the FBI Cyber Crime Squad embedded in the Los Angeles Electronic Crimes Task Force in Los Angeles. SSA Penalosa is currently assigned to the Orange County Resident Agency, where he supervises the Cyber Squad that is responsible for conducting counterterrorism, counterintelligence and criminal cyber investigations.

3:30-5:00 Pre-Meeting — None is scheduled at this time.

 


 

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