Chapter Meeting: Vulnerability Management Panel Discussion, January 14th

Join us on Thursday, January 14th for a panel discussion on vulnerability management – challenge our speakers with your toughest questions!

What: ISSA Portland January 2021 Membership Meeting – Vulnerability Management Panel Discussion

When: Thursday, January 14th, 2021 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Networking opens at 11:10, presentations begin at 11:30, see note below. A link to the online event will be provided before the event begins.

Registration: Free for ISSA members (you do not have to be a Portland Chapter member), $10 for non-members. Register here:

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Format Change: ISSA Portland is now opening Zoom meetings 20 minutes early so we can catch up with you and give you the opportunity to grow your network. Over the coming program year we will be experimenting with Zoom features to expand the networking component of our meetings. We welcome your feedback and suggestions – contact us at

Event Description: Does vulnerability management seem overwhelming? Where do you start? What tools do you use? How often should you patch? How do you sell patch management to leadership when there aren’t any visible problems? How has Covid-19 changed the vulnerability management discussion? These are a few of the questions we posed to our panelists, but this event is for YOU! Join us on January 14th and challenge our speakers with your toughest vulnerability management conundrums!


Shane Perry – Information Security & Risk Officer, Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)

In his 7th year at Oregon PERS, Shane Perry is leading the agency’s Information Security and Risk Management Program(s), focused on protecting its member’s data in an ever-changing environment. As the Information Security and Risk Officer, Mr. Perry leads a small team which oversees the security, continuity, and risk challenges for Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System. Prior to joining Oregon PERS, Mr. Perry lead and managed Information Technology and Cybersecurity functions across various industries including semi-conductor manufacturing, higher-education, private education, and most recently in the public sector. In total, Mr. Perry has over 20 years’ experience in Information Technology and Security Management. Mr. Perry maintains his CISSP certification and holds a Master’s degree in Management of Information Systems from the Westminster College of Salt Lake City, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications from the University of Utah (Go Utes!) .

Jon Washburn – Chief Information Security Officer , Stoel Rives LLP

Jon Washburn leads Stoel’s information security and governance program, working with the COO and firm counsel to ensure policies, controls, operational processes and training programs reduce IT risk and meet client and regulatory requirements. A resource for Stoel’s Privacy and Data Security practice, he draws on his more than 20 years of experience to assist the team with risk assessments, responding to incidents, identifying policy/process improvements, and evaluating information systems architecture and security controls to determine how well they might reduce the likelihood and impact of a data breach. Outside the office, he spends considerable time volunteering with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and the Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO).

Christopher Paidhrin – Senior Information Security Officer, City of Portland

Christopher’s mission for the past 20 years of information security service has been to ‘add lasting value’. Christopher has been a nationally recognized healthcare Information Security authority, having received recognition, nominations and awards for service excellence, including NetworkWorld, ISE, SC Magazine, and Information Security magazine’s 2011 “Security 7” Award. Christopher is an advocate of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices and process improvement, including learning organizations and knowledge management.

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