January 2018 Monthly Meeting

ISACA - SV Image   
Topic I -   Effective Cloud Security Management


Join us as we discuss how to effectively detect and respond to threats within AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud environments. Proliferation of cloud has fundamentally changed the way applications are developed, deployed and secured. Security teams not only need visibility & control over what is deployed in the cloud but they also need to protect cloud infrastructure against advanced threats such as account & access key compromises, malicious insider, network intrusion and data exfiltration. In this talk, we will discuss how you can effectively detect and respond to advanced threats in cloud environments

Ankur has spent 18+ years bringing innovative security, collaboration and virtualization technologies to market. He is passionate about building companies from the ground up and building them into market leaders. Previously, he ran products at CipherCloud, where he launched and led the go-to-market for the industry-leading CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker). Ankur has also held leadership positions at Symantec, Citrix and Cisco. Ankur holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Topic 2:  Enterprise Risk Management: FinTech Industry
The session will focus on performing risk assessment in ever growing global markets and managing the risks.

Highlight of the presentation:

  • Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program

  • ERM alignment with other Risk Management Programs

  • Why a typical ERM Program doesn’t meet the need of FinTech industry?

  • Line of Defense Model

  • Risk Assessment Framework

  • Unified Risk Assessment Model

  • Risk Lifecycle

  • Product Risk Management 

  • Top Risks in FinTech Industry 


Sangram Dash, CISM, PMP, MBA

Sangram Dash is a specialist in the execution of ERM, GRC and risk control frameworks with 10+ years experience in the FinTech industry (Square, Braintree, Venmo and PayPal). Mr. Dash has led various risk management programs to strengthen internal controls, process transformation and regulatory compliance. Mr. Dash is passionate about building secure and compliant software products in FinTech industry. Mr. Dash presently leads Technology Audit and Assurance program at Square. Prior to Square, Mr. Dash led Product Risk assurance function at PayPal with focus on Venmo and Braintree. He is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Project Management Professional (PMP). He has a MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

ISACA SV LinkedIn Group:
If you haven't already, please join the ISACA SV LinkedIn group!
ISACA Membership Renewal: 
Now is the time to renew your ISACA membership. If you haven't done already, please log on to www.isaca.org to renew your 2018 ISACA annual membership. We appreciate everyone who have renewed their membership! 
ISACA Certification Renewal: 
To complete your certification renewal, visit www.isaca.org/reportCPE to submit 2017 CPEs.

Cancellation / Refund Policy:
No cash refund. If you cancel your registration one day prior to the event, a credit will be given to attend any one of the subsequent 3 monthly meetings. No credit will be given for the cancellation request on the day of the event or later.


Biltmore Hotel and Suites 
2151 Laurelwood Rd
Santa Clara,, CA 95054

Driving Directions 


Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM PST
Add to Calendar