Southern Willamette Valley
Eugene ISSA & Technology Association of November Cyber Security Meetup

Event Details

Nov 21, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Capitello Wines
540 Charnelton Street
Eugene, OR 97401

TAO+ISSA Members: $15
Non-Members: $25 + applicable fees
UO/LCC Students: FREE


Calling all cyber-security professionals and students!

Join ISSA Eugene and the Technology Association of Oregon for our November joint meetup in Eugene.

Meet and network with other cybersecurity professionals. We'll hear from an all-star cast of cyber-security professionals from local credit unions, moderated by Tim Gallo. Panelists will share best practices in information security programs: policy writing, incident investigation, vulnerability hygiene, threat intelligence, and earning buy-in for security projects.



5:30 PM - Doors Opens / Hosted Food & Drinks
6:10 PM - Welcome
6:15 PM -  Panel of Speakers (1 hour inclusive of QA)
7:30 PM - Thank you for coming


 TIM GALLO | Solutions Architect, Service & Intelligence | FireEye, Inc.

Tim literally wrote the book on ransomware and defending against digital extortion. Tim has been working in IT security since 1999, but he’s also been a bouncer, a bartender, and a physicist. He loves finding new ways to do things, in particular by breaking them. Tim will be sharing tales from the front lines of international incident response and intel breaches.





 Brandon Harvey | Sr. Director of Technology | Northwest Community Credit Union

Brandon is the Senior Director of Technology and Information Security Officer at Northwest Community Credit Union.  He oversees and leads all aspects of development, platform engineering, cybersecurity and service management for an organization that consists of 14 branches throughout the state of Oregon and has 1.2 billion in assets.  He is a proven technology leader with over 30 years’ experience in building and leading high-performance teams from the US Navy to local start-ups to fortune 50 high-tech to fintech.  He believes that the role of the technology teams is to enable a business to grow and prosper.





 Chelsea Budzko | Information Security Officer | SELCO Community Credit Union

Chelsea is the Information Security Officer for SELCO Community Credit Union, headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, where she oversees an Information Security Program (ISP) covering 15 branches, 400 employees and 1.6 billion dollars in assets. Career positions with the USAF and the NSA, as well as experience in penetration testing, incident response, policy authoring, and risk assessment execution has lead her to a  distilled core belief that effective administration of an information security program is more than eye-watering artificial intelligence algorithms and a pool of ‘cyber brawn’ rich staff -- Essential bunkmates to these facets of ISP management include possessing a 'slow is fast' mentality (!), passion for the job, and the ability to achieve successful strategic influence from a position of low-to-no direct ownership.
 Jessa Reed | Information Security Supervisor | OCCU

Jessa is the Information Security Supervisor for OCCU, headquartered in Eugene, OR, where she manages Information Security for OCCU’s nearly 400 employees and 165,000 members. Her team focuses on implementing appropriate industry measures to limit the risk of loss of member information and organizational data and manages intrusion detection and prevention systems. Jessa specializes in vulnerability management, data loss prevention and security awareness training. Her department is also tasked with formalized risk assessments and creating and maintaining information security standards and policies. Her dedication to keeping member and employee data safe is deeply rooted and spans 8 years, 5 being at OCCU, She is a proven leader, team mentor and avid video game streamer with strong investigative and advocacy skills.


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