Chapter Meeting – October 2020 Threat Intelligence

Join ISSA Portland for our October meeting on threat intelligence including an overview of the current threat landscape by the FBI.

About this Event

What: Portland ISSA Chapter Meeting – Threat Intelligence Symposium

When: Thursday, October 15th, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. A link to the online event will be provided after completing registration.

Description: Join ISSA Portland for our October Membership meeting where we bring together experts across the field of threat intelligence to discus to discuss free and paid threat intelligence sources, how to use threat intelligence management effectively, and an overview of the current threat landscape by the FBI. A Q&A session will follow presentations.

Speaker I: Brett Scott, Director of Security Enablement and Training, Tech Data – Free & Paid Threat Intelligence Sources

Speaker II: Peter McNaull, Enterprise SE, LogRhythm – Threat Intelligence Management & How to Use it Effectively

Speaker III: SA Houle, FBI – Current Threat Landscape


Brett Scott, Director of Security Enablement and Training, Tech Data

Brett Scott serves as the director of Security Enablement and Training, Americas for Tech Data. In this role, he is responsible for accelerating the security expertise of our partners and building security solutions for the Tech Data partner ecosystem to deliver to their customers. Scott’s current project is the Tech Data Cyber Range (TDCR). A multi-million-dollar effort, the TDCR is part of Tech Data’s next-generation distributor strategy. Brett is the co-founder of the National Cyber Warfare Foundation (NCWF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization leading the country in teaching hands-on cybersecurity skills in a real-world environment. The primary purpose of the NCWF and the Tech Data Cyber Range is to develop real competence in cybersecurity. His career began professionally in 1987 and he remains hands-on, but he also has many years of experience leading technical teams. During his career, he has worked in many different industries and has a great deal of in-depth knowledge on cybersecurity issues facing companies today.

Peter McNaull, Enterprise SE, LogRhythm

For the past 20 years Peter McNaull has been a network Security Evangelist, Sales Engineer and Director of Product Marketing. Currently, He is employed by LogRhythm, the Security Intelligence Company, as a Senior Solutions Consultant supporting both end users and channel partners. Peter has leveraged his extensive technical knowledge to help customers recognize and define their security objectives and to develop strategies to meet the challenges they face.Peter is a Northwest transplant living in Seattle with his two sons. He is an avid fan of their sporting activities – lacrosse, football, basketball. When time allows, he loves riding in the mountains.

SA Houle, FBI

SA Houle has been with the FBI for 4 years working mostly National Security and Cyber Criminal investigations. Prior to his time with the FBI he spent several years with the United States Air Force and contributed to various DoD programs.

Note: Due to the ongoing lock down restrictions in Oregon, this will be a virtual chapter meeting. Pricing for attendance has been reduced.

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