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Innovation Showcase  April 29, 2022

Here is our Spring Information Technology Capstone Projects participating in the Innovation Showcase.

https://poly.engineering.asu.edu/innovation-showcase/information-technology/

 https://poly.engineering.asu.edu/innovation-showcase/

 

Past Speakers

Spring 2022

        • March 25 – 27   Virtual Hack-a-thon

This is a great opportunity to network and meet professionals in the field, make connections with like-minded people!

Challenges and workshops are hosted by JT4, ISCA, and we are working with our fellow ASU organization 

 

 

        • Artificial Intelligence Training, Rahul Kashyap, Friday at 3:00 pmm

   Build real skills with real tools

    

 

        •   March 2,  T.K. Coleman, Director of Entrepreneurial Education at FEE

 

” Do not show what you know,  SHOW your capabilities.   Tell your story that demonstrates you create value.”

 

 

        •   January & February:  Blue Team Training, David Lee,  Friday via Discord  @ 4:00 pm

   Build real skills with real tools

   Connect with likeminded cybersecurity enthusiasts!

 

Fall 2021 

        •  November 3, Emily Brockman, Information Security Analyst at Crane Payment Innovations

 

Honors Thesis: Federal Policy Proposal for the Protection of US Citizens’ Data

 

 

 

        • October 20,  Bobby Tafesse,  Manager, Solution Analysis & Design at UnitedHealth Group 

 

“Recognize the value you bring to the workforce. Be Confident of your Abilities!”

 

 

        • October 6,  Mike Felch, Sr Manager of Threat Research at CrowdStrike 

 

“Good Hacker knows how it was built” 

 

 

        • September 22, David Kwan, Director Information Technology, Oracle

“Love to Solve Problems!  Read the Phoenix Book to obtain Operation Awareness”

 

 

        • September 8, Nick Elle, Cybersecurity Incident Response Analyst, Honeywell

“You need to start working on building your own development environment while you are taking your classes.  It will give you something to talk about in an interview”

 

 

Spring 2021 

        • April 21, Christopher Jordan, ServiceNow Manager @ ASU UTO

 

Experienced IT professional and certified ServiceNow Developer with a demonstrated history of managing highly effective teams and implementing IT solutions. Proficient in ServiceNow development, application design, reporting and analysis, IT support, and customer service.

“To tell the story of what is there, you really need to understand the data!”

 

        • April 14,  Ric Ginsberg, IT Executive @ Oracle

Senior executive in Oracle’s Software as a Service (SaaS) Production Engineering Organization. Responsible for a number of areas in the SaaS Production Engineering space, including Program Management, Site Reliability Engineering, Observability, Tools Engineering, and Edge Cloud Services.  

“You can not outsource Security – Opportunity in Security, Network, & Data Analytics”

 

        • April 7,  Shivani Narang, Recruiter & Program Manager @ Elevate

“What is Your Interview Style?  You should walk into every interview with the goal of receiving a job offer. While interviewing is not always easy, whether it is in person or virtual interview, there are a few things you can do to universally increase your chances of getting a callback, and ultimately, scoring an offer.

” At the end of the day… You are the driver of your SUCCESS!”

 

        • March 31,  Vidya Srinivasan, Senior Program Manager @ Microsoft

Responsible for the growth strategy of Microsoft Teams for small and medium businesses. Profiled by Microsoft for pursuing a multidimensional career in tech. She has since been featured by Forbes, Channel 9, Crosscut, AnitaB.org, Wargamer, and Microsoft Research .   

“Take First Step. Build Your Confidence. Invest early in Building Relationships. Be Multidimensional. Giving back is a Privilege!”

        • March 24,  Shaun Usman, Assistant Director of Information Technology @ Arizona State University

Manager of Systems and Clients Orchestration at Engineering Technical Services, which is the IT Support branch for Engineering.  Systems Orchestration manages Active Directory for Engineering, with maintaining Windows Servers in a virtualized (VMWare) environment, manage SCCM to manage Windows systems and JAMF to manage Mac/iOS devices.  Clients Orchestration manages labs and classrooms totaling over 250 applications.   

Willing to learn and show you are already exploring the world of Information Technology

        • March 17,  Alvin Nelson, Sr. IT Security Analyst 

Maintains corporate security policies and audits risks. 25 plus years in IT Security and Network Administration. Certified Cloud Risk Management Professional (CCRMP). Retired US Air Force veteran with over 20 + years. Trains company personnel in cybersecurity. Member of FedRAMP certification team at current employer

Be more proactive instead of just reactive – don’t get caught unprepared

 

        • March 3, Dr. Calvin Nobles,  How Human Factors Can Impact Cybersecurity  link

A recognized practitioner in human factors engineering and cybersecurity operations with 25 years of increasing responsibilities in leading security operations, advising senior executives on cyber policies, and driving enterprise-level solutions. An innovative and strategic leader with a record of delivering cyber solutions that impact national efforts; noted for driving change to achieve cybersecurity objectives.   Recommend Reading:  (1)   You Can Stop Stupid: Stopping Losses from Accidental and Malicious Actions, Authors:  Winkler, I., & Brown, T.     (2)  A Human Error Approach to Aviation Accident Analysis: The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System, Authors: Wiegmann & Shappell

        • February 24, Rachel Slater, Sofware Engineer @ Microsoft 

Built the Cluster-Create extension for deploying hyper-converged infrastructure, a multi-stage workflow that installs features & updates on servers, configures networking and storage, and generates a cluster, using PowerShell scripts and AngularJS.  

Fundamentally understand the basic principles

 

        • February 24,  Ryan Cornateanu, Security Researcher @ CrowdStrike

Security Researcher in computer applications & embedded systems tested & developed many companies’ projects, releasing one the biggest internal tools that encompassed API/OS stress, sanity, load, & security testing.

November 23, 2020 Article on Genetic Analysis of CryptoWall Ransomware  

Code with Security in Mind

        • February 17, Dr. Raschid Muller,  Defense Information Systems Agency

Specializing in aspects of Security Program Management (NIST, FISMA, Cloud Security, Awareness Training, Policy Development & Implementation, Certification & Accreditation, Incident Response, Telecommunications, Privacy Records Retention and Management, Physical and Personnel Security, COOP, Disaster Recovery and Preparedness), possesses a keen and ever‐growing knowledge of IT resilience, homeland security, biometrics, policy & planning, international data sharing, threat analysis, and risk‐based decision making. 

IF YOU CAN NOT LOCK IT DOWN, WE DO NOT USE IT

        • February 10, Lou Arnold, Cloud Security Engineer 

Specialized in cloud digital forensics and malware reverse engineering.  Found of E26 Labs to conduct critical research in the cyber domain to secure IT infrastructures nation-wide. Veteran with eight years of service and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2014 during Operation Enduring Freedom. Co-established a cybersecurity program for a multi-million-dollar organization and was recently featured in the Birmingham Business Journal as a recipient of the Veterans of Influence award.     Malware Analysis sources located under Resources     

WINNING THE HEARTS AND MINDS”  & “IF YOU CAN BUILD IT THEN YOU CAN DEFEND IT”

        • February 3,  Tom Castellano, Senior Federal Security ManagerDigital Security Engineering Cloud Security Engineer @ Microsoft

Castellano manages federal cybersecurity programs and initiatives at Microsoft. His experience in InfoSec, cloud security, data security, IAM, and compliance spans 20+ years in both the private and public sectors. Former cybersecurity director at ASU and has previously taught as an adjunct professor at Creighton University. Member of the CompTIA SME Technical Advisory Committee (CSTAC) for Cloud+ and Cloud Essentials and advises on curriculum development.         

KNOW YOUR BASELINE and KNOW YOUR ENEMY

2020

            • November 18,  2pm – 3:30pm Video Conference.   RASPBERRY PI COMPETITION
            • October 21, 2pm – 3:30pm Video Conference.  GUEST SPEAKER:  Honeywell Global Incident Response Team Manager
            • September Series: Systems Engineering Branding, September 2nd, 9th, 16th , 23rd, 2pm Video Conference. GUEST SPEAKERS from Elevate Program, Brooksource – Beyond the Expected.

 

            • Winners of the Systems Engineering Branding Buzz Word Competition: Dylan Ferguson, Stephanie Montes and Tho Tran    
        •         Spring 2020
            • January 22   Noon – 1pm  SAN TAN 215.  Meet-and-Greet, Security Bingo to win Prizes!
            • February 5    Noon – 1pm  PRLTA 207.      Raspberry Pi Adventure Presentation
            • February 19 11:30 – 1pm  Cooley Ballroom C.  GUEST SPEAKER:  Microsoft AZURE  Technology Strategist
            • March 4        Noon – 1pm  Cooley Ballroom A.  GUEST SPEAKER:  ASU Senior Director Info Sec Arch & Design

 

Fall 2019

            • November 4  10am – 2pm Cooley Ballroom C. Cybersecurity Conference. GUEST SPEAKER: Security Analyst from Financial Institution GUEST SPEAKER: SME on Data Protection & Exploration.