Bringing like-minded professionals together in the state of Maine to discuss information security tactics, techniques, and procedures to protect information systems and data.

The (ISC)2 Maine Chapter is a professional association authorized by the (ISC)2 the World’s Leading Cybersecurity Professional Organization created by (ISC)2 members and information security professionals living and working in Maine.

The (ISC)2 Maine Chapter is dedicated to providing education and regular meetings to help information security professionals in Maine. Our chapter benefits from a diverse membership that works in various organizations across important sectors such as healthcare, financial services, national defense, government, service providers, and many more.

Although many of our members have an (ISC)² credential, having an (ISC)² credential is not required to become a member of our chapter. If you wish to join the Chapter, please follow us on LinkedIn or on Meetup for the most current updates, news, and discussion.

If you have any questions about the Chapter, please contact the Membership Chair membership@isc2mainechapter.org.

February Meeting

Virtual Meeting with James troutman

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

On February 8th, we look forward to hearing from James Troutman.

VPNs are Internet Snake Oil

His presentation covers:

  • History lesson on “snake oil” & VPNs.

  • Why people may want to hide their identity online.

  • What a commercial Virtual Private Network (VPN) service can and cannot do for you.

  • The surveillance problem in your pocket.

  • Beyond VPNs: Recommendations to help limit online tracking and surveillance, for various levels of paranoia.

James helps run a regional Internet Exchange in Maine (NNENIX.NET) and is Director of Technology, ISP for Tilson Broadband

This will be a virtual meeting: meet.google.com/oee-jtdd-biv