What To Expect At ISSA-LA #Summit8

The Premier Los Angeles Information Security Training and Conference

 Thursday May 19 – Friday 20, 2016
Universal City Hilton

The event of the year is now upon us. Our attendees have registered, training sessions have pretty much sold out, and our sponsors are gearing up for some fantastic conversations!  Everyone is excited and poised to join companies and industry peers for LA’s premier Information Security event. The Eighth Annual Information Security Summit offers comprehensive, cutting-edge educational sessions presented by a world-class line up of keynote and featured presenters. 


The conference begins today with informative and interactive training sessions starting at 9am. These include:

Enterprise Threat Intelligence Workshop with non-other than Rafal Los. Rafal is the Managing Director, Solutions Research & Development at Optiv Inc. where he brings a blend of pragmatism and thought leadership in his approach to enterprise information security.

Application Security for Managers with the legendary Jim Manico, Founder, Secure Coding Instructor, Manicode Security. Jim is the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering.

After lunch is served, the much-anticipated session with Ira Winkler, CISSP, President of Secure Mentem and Co-host of The Irari Report--and Araceli Treu Gomes, Co-host of The Irari Report who also serves as a cybersecurity strategist and subject matter expert. This is a session not to be missed!

The first day concludes with an opening reception (sorry, it's sold out!) where everyone is free to mingle with fellow colleagues and peers with a fun evening of food and drink--and even a chance to ride a mechanical bull. There are tougher places to be than this!


The second day kicks off with registration and breakfast starting at 7.30am which is followed by a welcome address from Richard Greenberg, CISSP, President of both the OWASP and ISSA Los Angeles Chapters.

Following this opening attendees will be treated to a jam-packed menu sure to tickle everyone’s taste buds! We have Keynote Speakers, Jack Daniel of Tenable Network Security, Cory Doctorow of Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and Mark Weatherford of vArmour … to name but a few. This is a heavy hitting group sure to have all attendees hanging from the edge of their seats.

If you still want more, attendees will also enjoy:

For those attending, we look forward to spending time and networking with you. If it wasn’t in the cards for you to attend this year, stay tuned to the ISSA-LA Summit 8 coverage page for the latest and greatest form the event. Hopefully we’ll see you in person next year!!