Next Meeting Thursday, August 18th, 2022 6-8p

Presentation: Why XDR?

Speaker: Cole Beaulieu and Matt White, Red Canary


Why XDR?

This conversation will revolve around breaking down what XDR is and why it is important. We will touch on the origins of XDR, its components and how it has evolved in its short history. In order to fully grasp XDR, the conversation will touch on other security products in the space and we will review the similarities and differences between them all. Finally, we will touch on how XDR can affect and improve organizations day to day operations.


Cole Beaulieu

My name is Cole Beaulieu and I am a security solutions engineer at Red Canary. Everyday I get to talk to different people about security and technology, and my goal is to help lead them to their organizations desired security outcomes. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my dog and fiance, cooking, running, hiking and competing in, as well as, watching sports.

Matt White

Matt White, is an Account Executive that has been supporting current and new Red Canary customers in Indiana since December 2020. Over a 6 year tenure in cyber security Matt has experience supporting customers with SIEM, Next-gen WAF and EDR/ XDR solutions. Outside of work his hobbies include: snowboarding, dirt biking, fly fishing and enjoying time with wife and 7 month old daughter.

Dinner Sponsorship: TBD

Evening Agenda:

5:30 – 6:00 pm > Networking and Food (in-person only)

6:00 – 6:15 pm > Central Indiana ISSA Introduction and Chapter Business

6:15 – 8:00 pm > “Why XDR?” – Cole Beaulieu and Matt White, Red Canary

8:00 pm           > Optional Social Hour

Note – the venue is not exclusive to ISSA members, and is open the general public. Additionally, if you cannot attend, please refund your ticket.