[unisog] Joining REN-ISAC hurdle

Ken Connelly Ken.Connelly at uni.edu
Wed Feb 13 19:12:10 GMT 2008

David Matusiak wrote:
> Thank you all for the thoughtful responses!  I am glad that I piped up here
> because through "The Power of the Internet" I was enlightened to the fact
> that many folks I've known for years are now members of REN-ISAC and are
> willing to vouch for me.  This is great news and means I will be
> resubmitting my application again today.  As noted by Cal Frye, Idaho does
> not have as much representation as some other areas, but Washington State
> University is only a few miles away and we are working to foster a
> relationship with their security personnel.
> I have not had the pleasure of attending either EDUCAUSE or NANOG
> conferences, but I hope to in the future.  I was fortunate enough to go to
> SANS-EDU at Virginia Tech in March 2003 where I met a bunch of great people,
> including the hardworking coordinator Randy Marchany.  These events are a
> bargain and a good opportunity to meet others in the educational realm.
> Does anyone know of any SANS-EDU events out West?   Thanks again!
http://www.sans.org/partnership/ is the place to look for SANS-EDU 
events.  It's a little shorter than usual right now, but there is a 
SEC503 event scheduled in Corvalis March 17-21.

- Ken
Ken Connelly             Associate Director, Security and Systems
ITS Network Services                  University of Northern Iowa
email: Ken.Connelly at uni.edu   p: (319) 273-5850 f: (319) 273-7373

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