February 2015 SFISSA Meeting – Thursday, February 19th, 5:30p -7:30p at Nova Southeastern University

South Florida’s February 2015 meeting will be on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at Nova Southeastern University. The meeting will take place in the Carl DeSantis Building from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, followed by their usual networking hour.

Title: An Analysis of Recent Cyber Attacks

Speaker: Nick Beauchesne

Nick Beauchesne joined Vectra Networks to embark on what he calls “a journey to reshape security for the whole world.” Prior to Vectra, Nick worked as a security researcher for Juniper Networks for 8 years. Nick has also worked for 3-, 4- and 6-letter agencies on network intrusion projects. Nick co-authored a book on Security Power Tools (O’Reilly) and holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering and Electronics from Polytechnique Montreal.

Nick Beauchesne, of Vectra Networks, takes us deep into the world of today’s cyber attacks. He will take you through the blue print of the cyber attacks, how they have unfolded in headline attacks over the last year, and why traditional security has not stopped them. Learn how an attack spreads, its various phases and how automated security solutions can combat cyber attacks in real-time, before the damage is done.

Sponsor: Vectra Networks


Title: The Dyre banking Trojan (aka Dyreza, Dyranges) and other reliable threats in the cybercrime landscape.

Speaker: Henry Frith


Henry Frith, Senior Security Systems Engineer brings 25 years of industry knowledge to Proofpoint and their customers. He has a strong background in email security, encryption, public key infrastructure, data leak prevention, user authentication and cloud security. He has worked for many security vendors including Sophos, PGP and Symantec before coming to Proofpoint.

Henry is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) which is an independent information security certification governed by International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium also known as (ISC)².
Sponsor: Proofpoint

Nova Southeastern University – Carl DeSantis Building
Room 1124
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314
Phone: 800-541-6682