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ISSA Chicago May 2020 Virtual Chapter Meeting

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Join our First Virtual meeting – No drink ticket required – BYO libation.

Format: 5 minutes for greeting & announcements, 45 minutes for presentation, and 10 minutes for Q&A.

Topic: Navigating Uncharted Territory. Bolster your security program through communication and collaboration in unpredictable times.

Understand the elements that comprise a modern day security program. Learn how to partner, and more specifically, how to communicate the value proposition best to CXOs, Leadership, BUs, Stake Holders, Technical Buyers, etc., in a language each individual understands. Educational, entertaining, and highly interactive.

Speaker: Demetrios Lazarikos, Three-time CISO and Co-Founder of Blue Lava

Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz), a recognized authority for building Information Security, fraud, and big data solutions, is the Co-Founder of Blue Lava. Laz has 30+ years of experience in building and supporting some of the largest InfoSec programs for Financial Services, Retail, Hospitality, and Transportation verticals. His past roles include: CISO for vArmour, CISO at Sears, CISO at Silver Tail Systems (RSA/EMC), VP of Strategic Initiatives at ReddShell Corporation (TrustWave), and a former PCI QSA. Laz is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management, holds a Master’s in Computer Information Security from the University of Denver, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and has earned several Information Security certifications.

Registration closes Wednesday, 5/6, 12:00 PM CT – Seats are limited!

 (Only People Registering Will Receive a Login Link for the Meeting)

Make sure to guarantee your seat by being the first 100 to sign into the WebEx meeting.

On the day of the meeting, registrants will receive an email from the speaker with the link for the virtual meeting.

Please make sure you register with a VALID email address!


May 7
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


ISSA Chicago Chapter

MEMBERS: To access the member registration options, enter your membership ID as a Promotional Code

Looking for presentations from past meetings? Members can access them HERE on the ISSA.org web site.

Continuing Professional Education Units
ISSA Chicago Chapter meeting attendees are eligible to claim CPE units. CPE allotment is determined by your certification body and is typically one CPE per hour of attendance with reporting in quarter-CPE increments. For auditing purposes, the start and stop times of your participation will be provided as evidence in an email following the meeting. ISSA Chicago suggests attendees round down to the nearest quarter; i.e. 1 hour 54 minutes would be reported as 1.75 CPEs

If an attendee participates for less than 15 minutes, the system will not send a confirmation.

Event Anti-Harassment Policy
The ISSA Chicago Chapter is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event organizers/management.

Please follow this link to see the full text of our Anti-Harassment Policy.