The Charlotte ISSA chapter is committed to providing the Information Security professionals of Charlotte opportunities to grow both technically and professionally through training, meetings and summits.

Charlotte ISSA Annual Summit 2017

The Charlotte Metro Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is pleased to announce the the Charlotte ISSA Annual Summit for 2017. This event consists of highly technical training classes held May 16th and 17th and the ISSA Information Security Conference to be held on May 18th 2017 at the Charlotte Convention Center.

This day-long conference event is designed to provide a forum in which industry leaders, policy makers, and regional peers can share information regarding emerging technologies, trends, and best practices within Information Security and related fields. The Conference features a full day of talks and presentations as well as educational opportunities with hands-on workshops, demonstrations of new technology, peer networking, and the opportunity to exchange the latest security information, strategies and techniques. A number of nationally acclaimed information security experts and media personalities are slated to deliver keynote addresses in addition to an array of technical presentations in areas such as: Audit / Compliance, Vulnerability / Risk Management, OS Security, Identity and Access management, Hands-on Attacks, Forensics / Incident Response, and Future Challenges.




Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes (@lee_holmes) is the lead security architect of Microsoft's Azure Management group, covering Azure Stack, System Center, and Operations Management Suite. He is author of the Windows PowerShell Cookbook, and an original member of the PowerShell development team.


Will Schroeder

Will Schroeder (@harmj0y) is a offensive engineer and red teamer. He is a co-founder of Empire/Empyre, BloodHound, and the Veil-Framework, developed PowerView and PowerUp, is an active developer on the PowerSploit project, and is a Microsoft PowerShell MVP. He has presented at a number of conferences, including DEF CON, DerbyCon, Troopers, BlueHat Israel, and various Security BSides.

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Chris Nickerson

Chris Nickerson, CEO of LARES, is an 18+ yr veteran of the Cyber Security industry. His main area of expertise is focused on real world Attack Modeling, Red Team testing and Adversarial Simulation. Mr Nickerson has held Sr. positions at Arrow Electronics, KPMG, and Sprint providing security testing and recommendations to corporations worldwide. He is a founder of the BSides security conference series and PTES (the first community written penetration testing execution standard). Having spoken at most major Information Security conference in the world, Mr. Nickerson is a also a TED speaker alumni. He was a featured member of the TrueTv series “Tiger Team” and author of the upcoming Red Team Testing book published by Elsevier.

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