Please join us for our educating and enlightening (ISC)2 Chapter monthly meetings and presentations. Connect with fellow cybersecurity professionals and those inspiring to become members of the cybersecurity community. All guests, students and faculty are welcome! We look forward to seeing everyone there.

Membership is not required to attend the meetings, but we encourage you to become a member. For information click here.

Each meeting earns you 2 CPEs.

2019 Meetings


6-8pm, second Thursday of every month

September 12
Special Event
October 10 
Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist, we45
Topic: AWS Security
November 14
Presidio, Inc.
Topic: Security Strategy for Today’s Expanded Attack Surface
December 12
Defense Acquisition University
January 9
Frank Lowthers
New Focus Networks

Suggestions on Where to Eat at USD (check for times in June, July and August as many establishments are closed due to the Summer break)


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Meetings Location


University of San Diego
Center for Cyber Security Engineering and Technology
Belanich Engineering Center (Loma Hall)
4998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 260-4600

Click here for Detailed Directions and Parking Information

Remember to join us at O'Tooles in continuing the conversation after the meeting.

PAST MEETINGS


July 11, 2019

Thank You! to Chad Nelley, Executive Vice President of Operations at ESET, for an awesome, engaging, and informative presentation. We tried a new format and dedicated a more considerable amount of the session focusing on questions and discussion, and it was a phenomenal success. Chad did an excellent job answering questions and kept the discussion alive at all times. We will be adopting this format at all future meetings. 


June 13, 2019

A big Thank You! to Neil R. Packard, SoCal Privacy Consultants for an awesome, engaging, and informative presentation on The Interplay of Privacy, Security and Governance. You can download Neil's presentation here. A very sad Goodbye to Jodi Waterhouse. Jodi has been an instrumental and incredible resource for our chapter's move to the University of San Diego. We will all miss you, Jodi!


May 9, 2019

A big Thank You! to Lito Molina, BAE Systems for an awesome, engaging, and informative presentation on Foundations of Cloud Security.


April 11, 2019

Thank you Paul Keener from Viasat, Inc. - Viasat Red Team/SOC Manager for an awesome, engaging, and informative presentation on Red Teams and Cyber Security Operation Centers


March 14, 2019

Thank you Perry Jurancich, CREMACS-Audit INC. - Cybersecurity Consultant for an awesome and informative presentation on Cybersecurity Services: Do I Hire, or Do I Hire Out?


February 21, 2019

Thank you Tim Hamon, Senior Forensic Examiner for the FBI for an excellent, informative and engaging presentation and discussion for our February meeting. To all who attended, and there were 36 of us! Thank you to you as well. We sincerely hope you found the presentation and questions informative and helpful.


January 10, 2019

Thank you to RADM Ken Slaght, USN(Ret) for an excellent, informative and engaging presentation and discussion on San Diego’s Cybersecurity Industry for our January meeting. To all who attended, (and there were 48 of us!) a Thank You! as well. We sincerely hope you found the presentation and questions informative and helpful. An extra appreciative Thank You! to USD and the USD Center for Cyber Security Engineering and Technology for providing our chapter an incredible and comfortable meeting location. 


December 13, 2018

Thank You, Brian Russell from Leidos for a great presentation on blockchain!


November 8, 2018

Thank You! to Rick McElroy for an excellent, informative and engaging presentation and discussion for our November meeting. Hopefully we can bring Rick back for another presentation and keep the lights on this time! The presentation was so great we kept going in the dark when the power went out.


September 13, 2018

Now we have an understanding of how to forensically solve the "who dun it" after the discussion we had with Mr. Tim O'Brien of Trace3 on digital forensics! Great discussion. Thanks to all that were able to come out.