Featuring two events in December:


December 14, 2018

The National Capital Chapter has partnered with the SANS Institute again this year to offer exclusive access for its members to SANS@Night events at Cyber Defense Initiative 2018. The chapter meeting will take place at Washington Hilton on Friday, December 14, 2018.
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December 18, 2018

 Join us on Tuesday, December 18 for our monthly chapter meeting:  

Future Shock: Four Cyber-startups talk about the future

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Contrast Security
Uses deep security instrumentation to identify vulnerabilities during development and protect enterprise applications in production, and it does this without application security expertise, the biggest challenge in any application security program.

Rali Kettani is a Solutions Architect with Contrast Security. He has a background in software development with extensive experience with SAST, IAST and RASP technologies. Rali holds a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from The George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Georgia College.

Identifies security and compliance violations in cloud infrastructure and ensures they are never repeated. Fugue leverages a DevSecOps strategy that is underpinned by a platform that is designed to enable teams to effectively build cloud-native applications on secure and compliant cloud infrastructure.

Josh Stella is Co-founder and CTO of Fugue. Previously, Josh was a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, where he supported customers in the area of national security. He has served as CTO for a technology startup and in numerous other IT leadership and technical roles over the past 25 years. 

Enables enterprises to secure applications, data, and infrastructure for Cloud and Enterprise. Saviynt pioneered Identity Governance & Administration (IGAaaS) 2.0 by integrating advanced risk analytics and intelligence with fine-grained privilege management.

Matt Schmidt has more than 20 years of business leadership experience. Matt is responsible for Saviynt's US Public Sector business. Matt's software sales career has spanned most industry verticals with a focus on delivering simplified solutions for highly engineered products, programs and enterprise initiatives.

(formerly Qadium) is a SaaS company that continuously discovers, tracks, and monitors the dynamic global Internet Edge for the world’s largest organizations. We surface and help remediate Internet Edge risks to prevent breaches and successful attacks. Expanse shows you a complete, real-time view of all your Internet assets and what's talking to them.

Sean Donnelly leads cybersecurity research at Expanse, Inc. Sean is a passionate cybersecurity researcher with extensive experience in the industry. He holds a B.S. and M.S. from the United States Naval Academy and Boston University, respectively. As an active-duty U.S. Navy Cryptologic Warfare Officer, Sean worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) before becoming the Technical Director of Navy Blue Team at Fleet Cyber Command.



Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
Non-members are welcome without charge! Light refreshments will be served.


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:30 PM

Center for American Progress (CAP)
1333 H St. NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC, 20005

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