August meeting details
Speaker: Vern Williams
Chief Security Officer at The Patria Group
Date: August 23, 2013
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. with introductions beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Microsoft Technology Center at Quarry Oaks 2.
Address: 10900 Stonelake Blvd. Suite 225. Austin, TX 78759
Title: Communications, Normal times & in Crisis, with other Humans & with our Lord
Synopsis: We all have varying levels of communication skills, but find ways to communicate in our daily lives. How well we are able to communicate can have a significant impact on our lives. In a crisis, we all respond differently and at these times our failures to effectively communicate can have critical consequences. In a similar manner, we communicate with the God who created us and the Lord who gave all to save us both on a daily basis and when the stuff hits the fan. This can have both personal and eternal consequences.
Vern Williams, CSO, The Patria Group
CISSP, CSSLP, ISSEP, ISAM, CBCP
MSIS, Hawaii Pacific University
ISSA Distinguished Fellow and Senior Member IEEE
Leader and consultant with 17 years of Navy Nuclear experience and over 17 years in the IT and security arena. A Christian almost all of my life. Qualified as a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional and taught the CSSLP for ISC2. Established a CISSP course at ACC and started TRISC, now in its 7th year. Active volunteer leader in the security space including serving as COO for ISSA International, Chair of the Austin ASIS chapter and past President of the Capitol of Texas ISSA chapter as well as currently active as the founding member and Director of Membership for both the Central Texas ISSA chapter and the Austin InfraGard chapter. Also, serves as Disaster Relief Coordinator for Hill Country Bible Church for the Austin Disaster Relief Network and an Instructor for NRA courses.