Two from TalaTek attend 2015 TakeDownCon.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and EC-Council, a world leader in IT Security Certification and Training, held a 2015 Capital Region TakeDownCon training and conference, June 1 and 2.

TalaTek Security Analysts Joshua Grove and Brian Thiellen attended the two-day EC-Council Foundation event, which provided a forum for researchers to display cutting-edge techniques of attack and methods for defense.

Baan Alsinawi, TalaTek founder and president, featured presenter at ISACA Governance, Risk and Compliance conference.

On October 21, 2014, ISACA held an all-day conference on Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) in Arlington, VA. The conference was created to provide CIOs, risk-management groups, system administrators, and security and audit professionals the opportunity to explore and discuss new trends, perspectives, solutions and leading practices.

Madeline Weeks adds “Federal Information Technology Security Professional: Auditor (FITSP-A)” certification.

On April 11, 2014, Madeline Weeks, TalaTek’s Junior Information Assurance Consultant, passed the “Federal Information Technology Security Professional: Auditor (FITSP-A)” certification exam from the Federal Information Technology Security Institute (FITSI). The FITSP certifying exam is a role-based exam ranging from Auditor, Operator, Designer and Manager. It is consistent with NIST SP 800-16, Information Technology Security Training Requirements: A Role- and Performance-Based Model.