San Francisco Bay Area ISSA Chapter


Next Chapter Meeting:

September 2018 Chapter Meeting
September 12, 2018

245 Market St San Francisco, CA 94105
(12-1pm lunch, 1pm-2:30pm meeting)

Topic: Crypto Agile PKI and DCM - IOT Security
Speaker: Ted Shorter, Chief Technology Officer at CSS

Abstract: On The Eve of Quantum Computing: The definitive need for Crypto Agility

Explore why Quantum Computing is the next big security risk for your Enterprise. Learn from Certified Security Solutions, the team that brought the first Quantum-Safe, full stack PKI to market. Discover the importance of identifying and seamlessly replacing outdated or compromised cryptographic algorithms. The need is critical for continuous updates to both your Enterprise and IoT. Join Ted Shorter, CTO of Certified Security Solutions, as he delivers his knowledge on the new but very serious security threat of Quantum Computing.


Ted Shorter is the chief technology officer at Certified Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS). Responsible for CSS' Intellectual Property development efforts, Ted helps align CSS' security focus with the changing security landscape, ensuring our clients understand the importance of crypto-agility. Prior to taking on the CTO role, Ted led the Identity and Access practice for CSS and served as a principal consultant, overseeing delivery for all engagements that require authentication and authorization services. Ted has provided oversight to dozens of private-sector enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) deployments, in multiple vertical markets including: Finance, Manufacturing, Aerospace, e-Commerce, and Healthcare. He has also consulted as a subject matter expert in large enterprise smart card deployments.

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Chapter News & Announcements:

SecureWorld Bay Area 2018
Security in the Age of Disruption

August 21, 2018

We have set up an amazing Bay Area Security collaboration. At the SecureWorld Expo Bay Area on August 21, 2018, San Francisco Bay ISSA has partnered with ISC2 Silicon Valley Chapter, ISACA, and Silicon Valley ISSA chapters to help our members strengthen each other, not against each other; to "connect, educate, inspire and secure". At the SecureWorld Expo Bay Area conference, there will be a Bay Area professional joint chapter meeting and collaboration session at 8:30am - 9:15am, in the Santa Clara Convention Center, room 202. Food and drinks will be provided.

SecureWorld Bay Area

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