Friday, October 3, 2008

New York Information Security Community

Today was the first meeting of the New York Information Security Community (nyinfosec). nyinfosec provides an information security focus group for Long Island-based practitioners, but attendees from New York City are also welcome.

While the number of attendees was a little disappointing, the content of the discussion was great. We covered a great amount of topics, ranging from netflow analysis tools to DMCA infringement notices, via a little sidestep to policy development and incident response. 

All participants agreed that the initiative adds value, and that the meetings should continue. A new date has not yet been set, but we're shooting for a cycle that has meetings every 2-3 months.

If you are a security practitioner on Long Island or in New York City, please let me know and I'll be glad to provide you with more information.

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