SJSU CyberAware Day

Register for 2021 CyberAware Day HERE to join the Industry-Academic Panel: 

(November 9, 12:00 noon PST, Zoom)

 

Panelists:

Mitchel Chang, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Education, Trend Micro
Dr. David Schuster, Associate Professor, Psychology, SJSU
Dr. Tonia San Nicolas-Rocca, Associate Professor, School of Information, SJSU                      Gonzalo García-Belenguer, Director - TEC Cybersecurity HUB, Mexico 

The 2021 event will cover the overall cybersecurity job growth (Mr. Chang), the interdisciplinary future of cybersecurity work (Dr. Schuster), and i-School cybersecurity related degree programs (Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca), the state of cybersecurity in Latin America.

 

MCMitchel heads Trend Micro’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Initiative for Education.  To the CSR programs, he brings his passion to make the digital world safer, along with decades of industry experience and proven successes as a leader. Mitchel has been with Trend Micro since 2003, serving 11 years as Senior Vice President of Global Technical Support.
As part of the executive team, he was responsible for all customer support functions, developing an internationally recognized and award-winning support team.  He also served in various cybersecurity advisory boards for several nonprofit and government initiatives such as National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA), Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), and NIST NICE 2019 Conference.

DS Dr. Schuster is faculty in the MA Program in Research and Experimental Psychology and the MS Program in Human Factors/Ergonomics. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in research methods and statistics, as well as undergraduate human factors and general psychology.

Dr. Schuster’s research centers on understanding individual and shared cognition in complex environments. Currently, he is interested in how complex sociotechnical systems support or hinder people, with a particular focus on decision making among cybersecurity professionals.

tsDr. Tonia San Nicolas-Rocca received her Ph.D. in Information Systems and Technology from Claremont Graduate University located in Claremont, California.  Her research interests include cybersecurity, health information systems and knowledge management. Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca has published her work in numerous peer-reviewed research journals and conference proceedings.    

Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in computer information systems for over eighteen years.  In addition to teaching, Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca has more than six years of industry experience in the analysis, design, implementation, and strategic use of wide area networking systems and security within multinational organizations.

Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca is part of the SJSU interdisciplinary initiative in cybersecurity. She teaches cybersecurity and networking offered to SJSU iSchool graduate students.

 

Gonzalo García-Belenguer is the Director of TEC Cybersecurity HUB, the first cyber center in Mexico, with collaborators, Tec de Monterrey, Cisco, Citibanamex, Deloitte, IBM, Thales, etc.  Gonzalo has an executive MBA from IE Business School, with demonstrated history of working in the international affairs industry. Knowledgeable and Skilled in Cybersecurity Affairs, International Relations and Public Policies, New Communication Technologies and Graphic Arts.

 

The event is organized by SJSU Silicon Valley Center of Global Studies (SVCGS) and Silicon Valley Big Data & CyberSecurity Center (SVBDCC). Questions? Please email Dr. Alan Wong (a.wong@sjsu.edu) or call 408-924-1144. 

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2020 CyberAware Day was held virtually on November 12, 11:00am PST, with panelists:

Mitchel Chang, SVP, Corporate Social Responsibility & Education (Trend Micro)
MK Palmore, VP Chief Field Security Officer (Palo Alto Networks)
Barbara Kay, Sr. Director (ServiceNow)


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2019 CyberAware Day was held on November 13, 2019 at SJSU Student Union. 

The 2019 event featured a panel of cybersecurity leaders representing various disciplines.  It ranges from multinational company to defense contractor to financial industry, from startup CEO to chief legal officer to security engineer.  The organizers and sponsors intended to share with SJSU students about the broad range of opportunities available in Cybersecurity.  

The CyberAware Day is a unique event hosted in partnership between UC Merced and San José State University to raise awareness around the cyber security sector and related opportunities for students of all backgroundsJoin an awesome line-up of speakers and industry experts who know first-hand that everybody belongs in security and hear their stories of how they found their way into cyber security. Students have an opportunity to also interact directly with like-minded companies who know the value of diversity.

The event is organized by SJSU Silicon Valley Center of Global Studies (SVCGS) and Silicon Valley Big Data & CyberSecurity Center (SVBDCC).

CyberAware Day

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:30am-1:30pm                                              Where: Student Union, Room 2A/B
Who: All majors are encouraged to attend; lunch provided ONLY for registered attendants

Agenda:
10:30  Check-in / Registration
11:00  Program begins

Dean Welcome (Dr. Ruth Huard)
CyberAware Day Open (UCM / SJSU / Ohlone)
Expert Panel

Sumin Lee, Oportun, Sr Manager, Security Program Engagement (Moderator)
Felix Sterling, Trend Micro, EVP &  Chief Legal Officer
Kevin Haynes, Splunk, Staff Engineer
Darren Alleyne, Lockheed Martin, Sr. Manager, Classified Cyber Security
Yue Cathy Chang, TUTUGENE, CEO

 

12:30 Lunch with Cybersecurity Professionals

CyberAware Day is a unique event hosted in partnership among UC Merced, Ohlone College and San José State University to raise awareness around the cyber security sector and related opportunities for students of all backgrounds. Join an awesome line-up of speakers and industry experts who know first-hand that everybody belongs in security and hear their stories of how they found their way into cyber security. You’ll have an opportunity to also interact directly with like-minded companies who know the value of diversity.

 

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10am-2:00pm
Where: Student Union, Room 4A/B
Who: All majors are encouraged to attend; lunch provided ONLY for registered attendants

Panelists
Mitchel Chang, VP CSR & Education, TrendMicro
Limor Elbaz, CEO, Peerlyst
Manju Mude, Head of Security Engagement, Oath
Hemanth Srinivasan, Head of Application Security, Autodesk
Sumin Lee, Oportun (Moderator)

Schedule of Events
9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:15 Introduction
10:15-10:45 Keynote
11:00-12:00 Panel Session
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Open Floor

Sponsors
Autodesk
Trend Micro
Okta
SetinelOne
Sumologic
Oportun

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