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What: Cybersecurity All Star Career Panel

When: November 18, 7-8 pm ET

Cybersecurity is a growing and diverse field. This Virtual Lounge will bring the richness of the field of cybersecurity to life through an All Star Career Panel that you will not want to miss! The Panelists are:

Nathan Heck

Nathan has been in the field 25 years. His broad background spans multiple information security disciplines including Information Security Strategy/Management/Governance, Secure Architecture Design, Risk/Third Party Risk Management, Compliance, Business Continuity Management, Governance Documentation Development (Policies/Standards/Guidelines/Procedures), Incident Management, Response and Forensics, Application Security, Threat/Vulnerability Management & Penetration Testing, Security Operations, Data Security/Protection, Privacy, Physical & Environmental Security, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Network & System Security Hardening and Management, SIEM/Logging/Monitoring, Virtualization Security, Security Awareness & Training, Security Assessments and Audits and numerous others. Nathan has degrees in Computer Technology, Organizational Leadership and Psychology from Purdue University and is currently working on completing his Masters of Science in Information Security. Nathan holds a number of cybersecurity certifications and an active U.S. Security Clearance. He has taught security classes for higher education and the U.S. Army.

Daryl Pfeif

Daryl Pfeif is the Founding Partner of Digital Forensics Solutions (GotDFS.com) and CEO of Digital Security Associates (GotDSA.com). Since 2004, she has been actively engaged in digital forensics and cyber security, supervising forensic and data breach investigations, security audits and analysis, training, research and software development. Daryl is also a founding Board Member and the COO of DFRWS.org, a volunteer-driven non-profit organization that coordinates international knowledge sharing and collaborative activities for leaders in education, government, and industry to address emerging challenges and to advance the science in DFIR research and practice. Daryl’s most recent endeavor is the Cyber Sleuth Science Lab, (CyberSleuthLab.org) an initiative founded in 2016 to introduce DFIR in High School and to empower young women and other underrepresented youth to pursue careers in DFIR and related fields.

Roland Varriale

Roland Varriale is a cyber security analyst at Argonne National Laboratory focusing on the security of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) systems as well as general cyber risk and resilience. He serves as the Academic Chair of the Secret Service’s Chicago branch of the Electronic Crimes Task Force and contributes to Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation, and Department of Energy projects. Roland is also a lecturer for the Threat and Response Management Program at the University of Chicago’s Graham School. Prior to his work at Argonne, Roland was a business analyst, high school teacher, and system administrator; which motivates his holistic, systems-based analysis of vulnerabilities and risks. Roland has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Manhattan College and a Master of Science Degree in Software Engineering from the University of Scranton.