Join us November 20, for PCI 3.0 workshop

Every 3 years, the PCI Security Standards Council introduces a new version of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). On Nov 7th, 2013, the Council released the latest version – 3.0.

Join us, November 20th, for an interactive workshop by Verizon to discuss the highlights of the November 7 announcement. Come prepared with questions on your most challenging compliance scenarios. Topics covered shall include:

What’s new in PCI 3.0 and how it will impact your business
What are the deadlines and due dates associated with PCI 3.0
Common pitfalls and best practices for efficient PCI compliance.

The workshop will be facilitated by Franklin Tallah, a QSA and Senior Consultant for Verizon’s PCI professional services practice.

Event Registration Link

Security Network Manager Position (Las Vegas)

There is a local opening for a Security Network Manager position. Please take a moment to read the requirements below and contact the recruiter if interested.

Seven (7) years of experience in information technology in positions of progressive responsibility (supervisory level or higher) preferred.
Must have prior experience with Sarbanes Oxley and/or gaming regulatory compliance.
Five (5) years of prior applied experience in IT Security strongly preferred.
Five (5) years of applied experience in iSeries administration and three (3) years of applied experience with Active Directory strongly preferred.
Must have experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products.
ITIL V3 Awareness training preferred.
CISSP preferred.
Must have strong organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
Must have strong communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to obtain/maintain any necessary certifications and/or licenses.
This position also prefers a SOX certification. Salary will be discussed during your phone interview.

Recruiter Contact:
Amy Ramos
Sr IT Recruiter
Millenium Tech Solutions
702-876-0708 option 2
702-423-3279 cell


Call for Presenters

On April 24th, ISSA-LV will be having a joint meeting with the local chapter of AITP.

Are you a Security Practitioner (or Vendor) with a brief talk that will be of interest to this audience? Do you have some lessons learned or opportunities you would like to share?

If so, please contact us at issalvnv (at) gmail.

Preference would be given to Security Practitioners but Vendor presentations will also be considered.

SEI Webinar: Constructing a Secure Cyber Future

ISSA-LV has received an invitation from Shane McGraw with the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon to attend a discussion with CERT Experts themed: Constructing a Secure Cyber Future

In this free virtual event, you will learn about recent cyber security research and development in:

  •  how the CERT Program is building a science-based understanding of cyber defense
  • analyzing malicious code and vulnerabilities
  • avoiding security incidents
  • a new platform for cyber workforce development
  • making your security practice as good as it can be
  • protecting against attack
  • cyber security challenges to watch for in 2013 and beyond

For a full agenda, and to register, visit the event website

Security Language for Contracts

At the upcoming quarterly chapter meeting on April 10th, ISSA-LV’s own Mary Siero and Terry Daus will be presenting a stimulating talk on Security Language for contracts

Mary and Terry will share their years of experience on both sides of the security contract table and give you actionable information to use at your job.   This presentation will cover basic security language for contracts, typical areas of concern, and the special requirements to plan for in cloud contracts.

Date: April 10th 2013

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Location: Caesar’s HQ (Rm 323/324 New Jersey A/B Conf)

Costs: $5 (members) / $10 (non-members)


Register for the 4th Annual Nevada IT Symposium!

Non Sponsoring IT Vendors & Consultants will not be allowed to attend… IT practitioners ONLY.
Registration fees are non-refundable, but may be transferred to other individuals within your organization.
Individual $200
2-3 Attendees $150
4+ $100
Registration Deadline: March 19, 2013
Register now by clicking HERE.