Don’t shoot the #Infosec Messenger

When doing a security disclosure to any organization or company, one must be delicate and careful on how you craft the message to the recipient. It is not an easy process to disclose that there are issues, especially when its unsolicited. No one likes to hear there are issues in their cybersecurity. However, to companies and [...]

By |2014-05-08T18:59:09-07:00May 8th, 2014|Blogs, Defensive Security, Incident Response, Leadership|0 Comments

CyberPatriot National Finals this week

This weekend marks the end of CyberPatriot VI with the National Competition at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. It has been an amazing journey these last few months guiding and training these brilliant young minds at Troy High School. As my responsibilities and duties conclude for this season of CyberPatriot VI, [...]

2014 Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (WRCCDC) Analysis

Last Saturday marked the beginning of the 2014 Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Season with the successful completion of qualifiers. Over the past four years, I have watched this competition expand and grow so much that there are now fourteen universities and colleges across California, Nevada and Arizona vying for a chance to compete [...]

Encouraging Aspiring Future Cyber Defenders

The process of building, nurturing, encouraging, developing, inspiring, and training future cybersecurity professionals is an ongoing lifecycle for us at Net Force. For the second straight year, our team has been working with Cal-Poly Pomona, Los Angeles Unified School District and CyberPatriot to identify and encourage new and rising talent in the industry. This past [...]

By |2013-11-09T08:51:53-08:00October 15th, 2013|Blogs, Defensive Security, Leadership|0 Comments

Perspectives and thoughts on US Cyber Challenge

The US Cyber Challenge is a camp that pushes students to become cyber security professionals. Being a cyber security enthusiast, I wanted to attend. I had the privilege of attending the Cyber Camp in San Jose this summer on scholarship, and it was one of the best experiences I have had in my life. From [...]

By |2013-11-09T08:51:45-08:00September 18th, 2013|Blogs, Leadership|0 Comments