NY Information Security Meetup (NYIS) is about getting the latest information on enterprise security trends in Cyber Security, Mobile Computing, Networks and Endpoint Protection, Governance, and Compliance. The meetings will consist of featured speakers, emerging vendor demos in the security space, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking. We are in midst of an era where Cyber Security is taking the front page and enterprises are embracing new technologies to defend them.
Explore the latest innovations and ideas that are carving tomorrow’s industry landscape. Our objective is to engage the IT Security professionals, like yourself, to be a part of the first hand interactions with peers, within the growing field of cyber security, creating an ecosystem of interactive lectures, product demonstration, hand-on workshops, and networking sessions.
Run your enterprise safely and transparently through sharing of gained knowledge and enriching your horizon of known unknowns, unknown knowns, and unknown unknowns. Elevate your security maturity level and data breach resistance and resiliency.
Learn how to play defense and engage in cyber defense tactics to deal with current advanced cyber threats and criminal ring exploitations. Business interactions collide at the edge of technology and inherently include security questions. Don’t go at it alone – explore bleeding and bleeding edge technologies and connect with your industry peers.
David Raviv (Founder/Lead organizer) began his career as an unmanned airplane pilot in the Israeli Air force. He relocated to Canada to pursue an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, and a Master in Business Administration. He then became an early employee of the Herjavec Group, a leading enterprise software security reseller. David was responsible for technical sales and business development, and was a key piece of the companies growth from a few hundred thousand dollars in revenue to well over fifteen million dollars. Moving to the US landed David at various start-ups including Proofpoint Inc., Code Green Networks, and Fishnet Security. Along with enterprise technology and startups, he loves anything that comes with a remote control.
Dennis E. Lee (co- organizer) has spent 10 years as a Information Security professional who specialized in Cyber Security, Network Security and Identity Management. He contributes to security blogs, serves on multiple advisory boards at Start-up companies and volunteers time as a mentor. In the past he worked at companies like PasswordBank and Symantec where he was Principal Systems Engineer working on Encryption, Two-Factor Authentication and Single Sign-on. He hopes the meet-up group will bring people together so that we can all work together to advance information and cyber security.
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