Black Hat Europe 2015 – Fantastic discount for ISSA Members!



Black Hat returns to the beautiful city of Amsterdam in November 2015! Professionals from all over the world will gather for two days of intense Training’s and two thought-provoking days of Briefings – brought to you by some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Haroon Meer, International security researcher and founder of applied research company, Thinkst, will keynote Black Hat Europe 2015. Widely known for his published works on information security as well as compelling public addresses at conferences around the world, Meer will present a candid assessment of the current challenges the industry faces and how the community of InfoSec professionals may be doing more harm than good. Don’t miss Meer’s keynote “What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There” on the morning of Briefings Day 1, Thursday, November 12.

Returning bigger than ever, Black Hat is pleased to once again present Arsenal — a Tool/Demo area where independent researchers and the open source community will showcase some awesome weapons.

ISSA members* will receive a special discount on the Black Hat Europe Briefings pass now through November 5, 2015.

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Don’t miss Black Hat Europe, November 10-13, 2015 at the Amsterdam RAI!

* ISSA Membership is required to claim the discount

Computing everywhere! Exhibition | 4th and 5th November 2015 | Utrecht, The Netherlands

As spam, phishing, hackers and more and more advanced types of cybercrime continue to form a realistic threat to businesses; enables to tackle current IT security issues. offers market leaders, associations, speakers and other IT professionals the ability to share ideas, techniques, services and visions on current IT topics.

This year, will open its doors on the 4th & 5th of November. In the past years, proved to be the online meeting place and exhibition for IT managers and IT professionals in the field of IT security. Along with the exhibitions Storage Expo and The Tooling Event.

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Chapter event the Internet of Things

The INTERNET of THINGS (IoT) has become reality. All kind of devices used in daily live are getting smarter and smarter. Cars, lightbulbs, drones, robots, televisions, refrigerators, central heating, watches, smartphones, beacons and many more, all these devices are connected to networks and the internet mostly by Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

With the rise of IPV6 the internet of things is getting shape. These devices collect and exchange data among themselves and with third-party service providers in order to enhance the functionalities at home (e.g. reduced energy consumption, dynamic heating) at work or real-time data exchange between companies and customers while traveling.

Devices can also be controlled remotely and adapt their behaviour dynamically. It’s starting to effect corporate enterprises as well. The coffee machines, the PoE led lights in the office, the building management system, access control systems, CCTV systems, all connected to a network.

History has learned that innovation always runs faster than reliability, controllability and legislation. So what are the challenges of IoT in relation to information security, privacy and risk management, but also how can information security, privacy and risk management contributes in a positive way to successful innovations.

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IMF Academy is media partner for ISSA NL Chapter

IMF Academy is now a media partner for ISSA NL Chapter. IMF is an independent publisher of distance learning courses and organizer of hot topical classroom based trainings.
IMF focuses on business information for managers and decision-makers in large and middle-sized companies and non-profit organizations. During the past 20 years, IMF gained a solid reputation by providing to-the-point and valuable information about topics both critical and of current interest.

IMF is specialist in providing business information by means of distance learning courses; courses fully aimed at self-study. Beside of this, IMF offers a lot of classroom based trainings. Topics vary from subjects in the area of Information Technology, Finance/Tax, Project Management and (IT) Security Management.