Holiday Party! December 15, 2016

Holiday Party! December 15, 2016

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ISSA Motor City/ISC2 Detroit Holiday Chapter Meeting! Thursday December 15th

You are cordially invited to the annual
ISSA Motor City/ISC2 Holiday Chapter Meeting!

Thursday, December 15th, 2015
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

VisTaTech Center
Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty
Livonia, MI 48152

VisTaTech Center is located on the NW corner of the campus
Haggerty south of 7 Mile - Park north of the VisTaTech Center
Signage will direct you to our meeting room

Enjoy a nice selection of appetizers prepared by
chefs of the Culinary Arts Program at Schoolcraft College.

A cash bar will be available for beer and wine throughout the event
- sodas are complimentary.

$25.00* (No charge for ISSA or ISC2 Members)
Attendees may pay at the door with Cash, Check or Credit Card.
(*If you are interested in becoming an ISSA or ISC2 member,
the $25.00 fee can be applied towards a new membership.)


Speaker for (ISC)2 Detroit: Eric S. Eder, CFA - CEO Sequris Group

Topic: Securing the North Pole: Improving Your Information Security Posture.

BIO: Eric S. Eder, CFA - CEO Sequris Group

Mr. Eder holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the Association for Investment Management and Research. He also holds a bachelor's degree with distinction from the University of Michigan and concentrated on insurance and risk management while earning a Master's in International Management from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management.
Mr. Eder is now focused on applying his knowledge of technology, economics, and insurance to assist leading firms with implementing efficient and effective information security programs. He is the CEO at Sequris Group where he leads a talented group of information security professionals in providing exceptional quality services for clients.
Please visit the Sequris Website:

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Speaker for ISSA: John Becker, OPTECH US - HIPPA specialist

Topic: Developing Effective Vendor and Trading Partner Risk Assessment Programs to ensure HIPAA and PII Compliance

Bio: John Becker
Vendor Risk Consultant:
January 2010 – Present: Currently employed as a Vendor Risk Consultant to evaluate the security status of vendors with whom this Healthcare Insurance provider shares PHI and PII information. Redesigned the Vendor Self-Assessment (VSA) tool that had been used to support vendor risk management efforts and has since won numerous awards and recognition. Developed standardized risk definitions and mediation requirements. Standardized the assessment reports.

HIPAA Security Official Hospital:
March 2006 – January 2010 : Developed policies and procedures to achieve compliance in the areas of HIPAA Security, FDA Part 11 Requirements, FTC Red Flag Rules and the HITECH Act of 2009. Major accomplishment included incorporating business management into the security process especially in the area of access authorization.

HIPAA Security Specialist: Federal Employee Program Operations Center (FEPOC)
October 2005 – March 2006 (6 months)Washington, DC: Performed HIPAA Security Risk Assessments in six months and prepare a detailed mediation plan to conform to HIPAA Security mandates encompassing policies and Procedures necessary for compliance.