January 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM

ISSA National Capital Chapter January meeting topic:


Cybersecurity Landscape in 2016


Coming off of a year when “cyber risk” entered the lexicon of corporate boardrooms, CISOs and CIOs are recognizing the reality that a cybersecurity breach is inevitable. As 2015 comes to a close, Nik Son, Abel Sussman, and Dan Choi of Coalfire will discuss their top predictions for what will impact the cybersecurity landscape in 2016 and how the federal government and commercial providers will meet these challenges.


About the Speakers
Nick Son, CPA, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CIA - is Managing Director of Coalfire Federal. He leads FISMA and FedRAMP solutions business serving U.S. Federal, state, local and commercial clients. Mr. Son has over 20 years of experience in information assurance and cybersecurity program management and legislative compliance. He is a subject matter expert in the area of FISMA, FedRAMP and 3rd Party Reporting.

Abel Sussman, PMP, CISSP, CCSP - is the Director for Coalfire Public Sector practice. For more than 18 years, Abel has been helping organizations implement new systems and transform stagnant programs. He is a nationally recognized industry expert and has presented on information security and cloud computing for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense.

Dan Choi, CISSP, CISA, CISM - is a Director of Coalfire’s Public Sector practice. He leads the FISMA and FedRAMP assessments for companies and cloud service providers serving the federal government. Dan has over 9 years of experience leading information technology audits and security consulting services of governmental agencies and commercial clients performing FISMA, FedRAMP, and FISCAM reviews.



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Non-members are welcome without charge! Light refreshments will be served.


Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:30 PM

Center for American Progress (CAP)
1333 H St. NW
Washington, DC, 20005

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