San Francisco Bay Area ISSA Chapter


Current Chapter Meeting Date: September 11, 2019

Next Chapter Meeting: October 9, 2019

Meeting Location: Fenwick & West LLP

Date: September 11, 2019
Time: 12 - 2:30pm
Location: Fenwick & West LLP
555 California Street 12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Speaker: Jeff Crume, PhD.


Title: Leveraging AI for Cybersecurity

Synopsis: In February 2011 an historic event took place. IBM's Watson computer competed against the two biggest winners of the TV quiz show Jeopardy! - and the Watson won. Since that time artificial intelligence (AI) has found its way into increasingly more and different types of applications ranging from cancer treatment to cybersecurity. This session will provide an overview of some of the various AI technologies and how they are being used to give the good guys an unfair advantage in the cyberwar.


  Jeff Crume is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor with a PhD in Cybersecurity. He has worked in the IT industry for 36 years and is the author of a book entitled "Inside Internet Security: What Hackers Don't Want You To Know" and is contributing author to the "Information Security Management Handbook." Jeff is a member of the inaugural class of the NC State University Computer Science Alumni Hall of Fame and has served on that school's Strategic Advisory Board. He serves on the editorial board for the "Information and Computer Security" research journal and is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He holds CISSP and ISSAP professional IT Security certifications as well as Distinguished Chief IT Architect credentials from The Open Group. Jeff lived in Beijing on assignment in 2006 and has worked with clients in more than 40 countries.


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2019 SecureWorld Bay Area - August 21st

We are excited to announce that there will be a joint morning meeting with the various Bay Area security chapters at this years SecureWorld Bay Area on August 21st. Details coming soon!

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