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ISSA-LA Nov 15 Dinner Mtg-Techniques for Professional Growth

November 15, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST

Join us for an important presentation by Mel Reyes on how you can take steps to grow your professional career.

Please register today before prices go up.

Come and network with your friends, make new friends, and hear this amazing speaker. A buffet dinner will be served, and drinks will be available.

Mel Reyes, Global Chief Information Officer & CISO @ Getaround

Global Chief Information Officer, CISO, and CTO “Chaos to Order” executive driving quantifiable global strategies. Including cybersecurity, application product/development, and operations by delivering solutions in BI, Big Data, APIs, ERP, RPA, Cloud, Security, InfoSec, Compliance, AppSec, Agile, and M&A. Supporting global efforts in EMEA, LATAM, North America, and South Asia.

Attention all tech enthusiasts and guardians of the digital realm: welcome to a transformative journey toward professional greatness in the ever-evolving landscape of IT and Security! Today, we embark on a quest to unlock the secrets of unparalleled professional development, a symphony of success orchestrated by mastering the art of personal growth. Imagine a world where your limits are shattered, and the possibilities are as boundless as the digital cosmos.

We’ll demolish the barriers that hinder personal development. Break free from the chains of self-doubt, for today, we rewrite the narrative of our own capabilities. Next, the treasure trove of knowledge awaits, and sourcing learning materials becomes our sacred ritual. Dive into the vast sea of information, for it is in these depths that mastery is forged.

But fear not, fellow seekers, for you are not alone on this quest. Learning how to network is the key to unlocking doors to new realms of opportunity. Forge connections, build alliances, and witness the exponential power of a united tech community. And as you traverse this path, cast away the shadows of limiting beliefs that loom overhead. You are not defined by constraints; you are defined by the magnitude of your dreams.

Organize your efforts like a maestro orchestrating a symphony. Strategic planning and focused execution are the tools that sculpt the masterpiece of success. And in your ascent, remember the values of growth and giving back. Honor the knowledge gained by helping others climb the peaks you’ve conquered.

Today, my friends, we stand at the crossroads of possibility and potential. Let this be the day you seize your destiny in the world of IT and Security. The journey may be challenging, but the rewards are beyond measure. So, gear up, embrace the excitement, and let the symphony of your success resonate across the digital realm!

Our Opening Talk will be by Curtis Johnson, who will share with us about his personal growth journey and how it can benefit our industry.

Join us for a spectacular night as we dive into the topic of personal growth and how we can leverage this investment in ourselves to thwart the threats against our institutions and communities!

Curtis is a champion mentor and coach for junior staff. On a technical level, he works with Detection and SOAR Engineers to properly refine threat detection, automation logic and alerts. While hunting for undetected threats he responds to malicious actors, triaging the remediation of systems from vulnerabilities. He utilizes Qualys to prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities, reducing the attack surface.


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