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Join Us on January 11th at our Next (ISC)2 Meeting:  Inside the Boston Marathon Investigation

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In the wake of one of Boston’s most horrific events; Boston’s FBI was looking for answers. How did the FBI conduct their forensic investigation and what did they find on the Tsarnaev’s computers?  Join us as John Petrozzelli, CSO, Boston FBI and Kevin Swindon, VP, Global Security walk us through a recap of their investigation of the Tsarnaev brothers following the 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon.  Their talk will be followed by a questions and answers segment.

Event Details

Date:  January 11, 2018

Time:  3:00 PM – 6:00 PM followed by Networking Hour

Location:  Partners HeathCare, Assembly Row, 399 Revolution Drive, Somerville, MA (West Lobby Entrance)


Parking is available for a fee on-site in the Partners HealthCare parking garage



3:00 PM – 5:00 PM FBI Forensic Investigation of Boston’s Marathon Bombing Suspects

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM General board business

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Networking Hour

Event Location and Refreshments Sponsored by Partners HealthCare

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all the (ISC)2 Eastern MA members from the Board!

As the holidays are quickly approaching, we wanted to send out an update with what has been going on with our Chapter:

  • We will be having our next chapter meeting on January 11th – Make sure to mark your calendar.
  • We will be announcing a new slate of Board members, including open positions we are looking to fill. Please email Christina at President@isc2easternma.org if you are interested in getting involved.

We hope everyone has a happy, safe, and secure holiday!

Shedding Light on the Dark Web


We have seen more interest than ever before so, RSVP now!


Join us this Thursday for our educational event: Shedding Light on the Dark Web


Cost: Free for Members and Students (with valid Student ID). $20 for non-members


Non-Members can pre-pay for the event via PayPal:


Our guest speakers and panelists will offer you a unique opportunity to ask questions, discuss and learn more about what happens on the Dark Web and what we can do to protect ourselves:


  • Intsights:  Intsights is an intelligence driven security provider offering a subscription-based service which delivers rapid, accurate cyberthreat intelligence and incident mitigation in real time.
  • Peter Manning, Department of Homeland Security:  Peter spends his days watching what’s happening on the dark web.  Hear first-hand just what happens here!
  • Greg Squire, Department of Homeland Security: Greg spends his days prosecuting those nefarious characters that are doing business in the shadows.  How do you bring the anonymous to justice? 
  • Glen Mitchell, Partners HealthCare: We are thrilled to add Glen Mitchell of Partners HealthCare to our panel!  Glen tackles the tricky task of identifying, quantifying and understanding threats to Partners network space using his years of experience with data analysis and computer forensics. Hear how a true Threat Hunter spends his days!


If you’re not familiar with what the Dark Web is; it’s a part of the web that provides anonymous access to the Internet, specializing on allowing anonymous hosting of websites.  A place where identities and locations of its users stay anonymous and cannot be tracked due to the layered encryption system.  Due to its complexity and high level of encryption, websites are not able to track location of their users as well as the users are not able to get this information about the host. Thus, allowing users to talk, blog, and share files confidentially which makes it an ideal place illegal activities such as fraud, hacking, terrorism forums, and media exchange. (source Wikipedia)


When: September 21, 2017 from 3pm – 6pm, followed by a Networking Hour from 6pm – 7pm


Where:  Federal Reserve Bank, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA



A Very Special Thank You to Our Event Sponsors:

We appreciate everything you do!

The Networking Hour is brought to you by:

IOvations is a cyber security value added reseller that works to protect our clients data in the data center, cloud, or end point.

Check Point Software Technologies is the largest network cyber security vendor globally, providing industry-leading solutions and protecting customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of threats.

Refreshments during breaks is hosted by:

We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security.