Tuesday, September 22, 2020

2020 NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference(NYMJCSC.ORG)

As co-chair of the The 2020 NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference i invite you to our conferance. The on-line conferance  will take place virtually on October 22nd. NYMJCSC is now in its seventh year; featuring a keynote and sessions aimed at various aspects of information security and technology.

NYMJCSC will also a post-conference online workshop on October 23rd featuring in-depth half-day hands-on classroom-style educational courses to expand your knowledge and foster security discussions.


The New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference is a collaborative event cooperatively developed, organized and sponsored by the leading information security industry organizations and chapters.

Organizational Partners:

  • InfraGard Members Alliance - New York Metro Chapter
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - New Jersey Chapter
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Greater Hartford CT Chapter
  • High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) - New York City Metro Chapter
  • Internet Society (ISOC) - New York Chapter
  • Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) - New York Chapter

Community Partners:

  • (ISC)2 - New Jersey Chapter
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - New York Metro Chapter
  • Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) - New York Metro Chapter
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - New Jersey Chapter
  • Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) - New York City Metro Chapter

Driven by the collaboration between members of this coalition, the strength of organizational membership, the provision of desirable CPE credits and the concurrence of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the NYMJCSC promises -- once again -- to be well-attended by members of the information technology, information security, audit, academic, and business communities.


Schedule for Oct 22, 2020

8:45 am

Welcome & Introductions

9:00 am


William Hugh Murray

9:45 am

Protecting the Big Apple: Managing Cyber Risk at the City Level

Munish Walther-Puri

10:30 am

10:45 am

Beyond Cybersecurity: Why, How, and What Do You Need to Know about Cyber Resilience?

Michael Melore, CISSP

11:30 am

12:15 pm

12:30 pm

Understanding AI's Risks and Rewards

Mark Francis

1:15 pm

The Art of Social Engineering

John Pizurro

2:00 pm

2:15 pm

Boosting Cyber Resilience - Black Swans, Gray Rhinos and Coordinated Crisis Response

Beth Dunphy

3:00 pm

The OODA Loop for CISOs

Roselle Safran

3:45 pm

4:00 pm

Top Ten Challenges of Securing Smart Infrastructure

Niloufer Tamboly

4:45 pm

Closing Remarks & Raffle

_Schedule of Workshop and Topics Oct 23. 2020


AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
Instructor: Jay Ferron

In this full day course students will learn the following information. This training is for those who have heard about the cloud and now want to learn the Fundamentals. Students will also learn how they can get a free account in Azure with a $200.00 credit. This full day session will include lots of demos. Topics include:

  • Describe Cloud Concepts
    • Describe the benefits and considerations of using cloud services
    • Describe the differences between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
    • Describe the differences between Public, Private and Hybrid cloud models
  • Describe Core Azure Services
    • Describe the core Azure architectural components
    • Describe some of the core products available in Azure
    • Describe some of the solutions available on Azure
    • Describe Azure management tools
  • Describe Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust
    • Describe securing network connectivity in Azure
    • Describe core Azure Identity services
    • Describe security tools and features of Azure
    • Describe Azure governance methodologies
    • Describe monitoring and reporting options in Azure
    • Describe privacy, compliance and data protection standards in Azure
  • Describe Azure Pricing, Service Level Agreements, and Lifecycles
    • Describe Azure subscriptions
    • Describe planning and management of costs
    • Describe Azure Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
    • Describe service lifecycle in Azur

Robotic Process Automation: The Promise, the Patterns, and the Pitfalls
Instructors: Mike Ogrinz and John C. Checco

Automation (RPA/RDA) is proliferating as it is being used to optimize mundane tasks, cut costs and support Machine Learning and AI applications. Designing for automation is not as simple as record and play, there are several major areas for consideration to create robust but auditable RPAs. Topics include:

  • Lesson 1: A Brief History of Robotics
    • 1.1 Find out where it all began
    • 1.2 Consider the modern robotics era
    • 1.3 Discover the new tools bring to the table
  • Lesson 2: The Patterns & Anti-Patterns
    • 2.1 Learn a subset of patterns for deploying RPA to create value
    • 2.2 Discover RPA use cases that undermine success
  • Lesson 3: Governance and Controls
    • 3.1 Responsible Automation . Why?
    • 3.2 The Guardrails - Part I
    • 3.3 The Guardrails - Part II
  • Lesson 4: Demos
    • 4.1 Experience demos of leading RPA tools and capabilities
  • Lesson 5: The Future of RPA


To register go here: