eSentire actively participates in a variety of global industry association.
FS-ISAC (Financial Services – Information Sharing and Analysis Center)
Launched in 1999, FS-ISAC was established by the financial services sector in response to 1998′s Presidential Directive 63. That directive – later updated by 2003′s Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 – mandated that the public and private sectors share information about physical and cyber security threats and vulnerabilities to help protect the U.S. critical infrastructure.
CWE (Common Weakness Enumeration) Annual report
International in scope and free for public use, CWE™ provides a unified, measurable set of software weaknesses that is enabling more effective discussion, description, selection, and use of software security tools and services that can find these weaknesses in source code and operational systems as well as better understanding and management of software weaknesses related to architecture and design.
DHS Software Assurance Forum
The Software Assurance Program of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Division co-sponsors SwA Forums semi-annually with organizations in the Department of Defense and the National Institute for Standards and Technology. The purpose of the forums is to bring together members of government, industry, and academia with vested interests in software assurance to discuss and promote integrity, security, and reliability in software.
Hedge Fund Marketing Alliance (HFMA)
Since 2001, the Hedge Fund Marketing Alliance (HFMA) was designed for hedge fund professionals, financial advisors, investment consultants, and other professionals who are involved in the placement or distribution of hedge funds. This is a unique business, with products (and legal issues) like no other. Here, the investment professional can find helpful information, data and software, as well as learn best practices for building his business.
High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA)
The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) provides education and collaboration to our global members for the prevention and investigation of high tech crimes.
SecTor Advisory Committee
SecTor is Canada’s premier IT Security Education Conference. The annual event where IT professionals from throughout Canada can learn from and network with the world’s most innovative, intellectual, exciting and entertaining security professionals. SecTor is IT Security Training at its best.
Toronto Area Security Klatch (Task)
The Toronto Area Security Klatch (TASK) is an informal get-together of Information Security professionals (and those who want to be professional) that is held monthly in the Greater Toronto area. Our mandate is simple: to encourage discussion and share expertise in understanding the latest trends and security threats facing computer networks, systems and data. We meet to discuss issues that we all share in common, including: New technologies and products that impact information security, Emerging threats, and the vulnerabilities being exploited, Managing security, and New laws and regulations.