Register for the second annual Three Rivers Information Security Symposium using the menu-link above.

The Three Rivers Information Security Symposium (TRISS) is focused on increasing awareness, collaboration and knowledge in the Greater Pittsburgh information security community. The inaugural event exceeded our goal of one-hundred seventy-five information security practitioners and students. Due to the success, we are planning for over three-hundred this year with two tracks — presentations and hands-on activities.  The Call for Presentations, registration and additional information will be announced soon.

Date: October 20, 2017, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Location: DoubleTree – Monroeville Convention Center

Presentations – Main Room – Presenter Biographies

Presentation #1 Omar Khawaja 5 Metaphors You Wish You Knew When Engaging the Business on CyberSecurity
Presentation #2 Madison Oliver Framework for Embedded Device Analysis
Presentation #3 Sean Heffley Defending Your Organization Against Ransomware
Presentation #4 Matt Trevors Cyber Hygiene: The Critical Security Controls
Presentation #5 Jon Zeolla Cutting Through the Buzz: Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
Presentation #6 Trevor Parks Thought Leadership – Protecting organizations in the age of the Mega Breach
Presentation #7 Erik Ligda & Deidre Diamond It’s Not You; Job Searching is Broken
Presentation #8 Bill Lisse The Enemy Within: Building an Effective Insider Threat Program


Demonstrations & Breakout Sessions – Second Room – Presenter Biographies

CISO Panel
Kevin Gennuso Deploying Deceptive Systems: Luring Attackers Out from the Dark
Rick Farina Wireless Hacking
Jamison Budack & Adam Dzuricky Choose Your Own TTX: Redefining the IR Table Top Exercise

Bring your inaugural event lanyard for an extra opportunity for a drawing.

Hope to see you in October.

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