Past Events

June 14, 2023

Maine Chapter Elections.

Current positions and associated elected dates are as follows for your information. Officers are appointed for a one-year period and are subject to reelection.

President: Dennis Tuttle
President Emeritus: Jockel Carter

Treasurer: Gary Soucy
Secretary: Russ Sanderlin
Membership Chair: David Casper
Programming Chair: Justin LaFontaine
Tech Chair: Ryan McArthur

May 10, 2023

Portland's Roux Institute Computer Science Department will be graciously hosting the Maine ISC2 chapter at their Portland Campus. We are grateful and excited to host two excellent speakers. We will be hearing first from Roux's Dr Valcourt who will be discussing network security and an upcoming initiative. We are also excited to hear from our chapters own Elyse who has been a large contributor to cybersecurity in Maine and the region for years. Please join us and get to know the Roux too. This event will be primarily in person but will also have virtual support.

April 12, 2023

Membership Roundtable 

Among the items we'll be discussing are tracking vulnerabilities and assessing systems. We'll also discuss some upcoming events. Wednesday, 12 April · 6:00 – 8:00pm

February 8, 2023

James Troutman, Director of Technology, ISP for Tilson Broadband. James described how VPNs are Internet Snake Oil. His presentation covered the the features of VPNs and provided recommendations for limiting online tracking. 

January 11, 2023

Jock Carter was the founding president of the Maine ISC2 Chapter in 2012. He has a robust cybersecurity career in New England who is currently the Tyler Tech Internal Security Architect. He has a robust career and has held various positions at Tyler Technologies.

November 9, 2022

ISC2 Maine membership roundtable discussion! We'll be discussing some best practices and lessons learned. We want to hear of your cybersecurity successes and spooky horror stories. This meeting will be both in person and hybrid. Please add your topics to the MaineSec discord or in Meetup meeting notes so people can come prepared.

October 12, 2022

As presented at DEFCON 30: Misinformation has been around for as long as humans could talk, and it's usually pretty low tech - but what is the role of offensive security in misinformation campaigns? Topics include: user spoofing tactics (and account takeover), XSS, and site vandals.

September 14, 2022

ISC2 is back in session on September 14 at 6 pm! We're excited to announce that this meeting will be hybrid at Tyler Tech in Yarmouth and via Google Meet.

We’ll hear from Technical Solutions Engineer John Kimberly at Tanium. In this role, he assists corporations, governments, and educational institutions mitigate the myriad of challenges surrounding enterprise end-point management, and the challenges around auditing inventory, patching, software licensing/distribution, asset discovery and Threat Response, among others. Food and refreshments will be provided, and Tanium has hinted that they will be bringing some giveaways.

As always, ISC2 Chapter meetings are a great way to meet fellow security professionals, learn new things and earn those continuing education hours.

February 9, 2022

Risk Based Vulnerability Management (RBVM) presented by Mark Madjarev from Tenable

RBVM includes