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Saturday, April 15 • 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Panel: Breaking Into InfoSec

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Are you interested in Information Security, but you don't know where to start?Are you a professional in another field, wanting to switch into Information Security? Or maybe you're a Security Professional looking to make a move, andwant to know what hiring managers are looking for.

In this panel we will cover various topics for sheperding your career in Information Security from three different perspectives. The panelists - including an educator, a recent convert, and a hiring manager - will field a series of questions on topics including:
  • What skills are employers looking for?
  • What resources are students currently leveraging?
  • How can you get involved in Security (even if it's outside your current role)?... and any other questions you might have!

Moderators
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Keith Hoodlet

Keith Hoodlet is an Engineer for the Customer Success team at Rapid7, and recently Co-Founded the InfoSec Mentors Project with Jimmy Vo (https://infosecmentors.net). He is passionate about helping people learn about – and find career opportunities in – Information Security. In his free time, Keith is currently focused on honing his skills in Web Application Development and Security with his mentor, Casey Dunham.

Speakers
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Ming Chow

Ming Chow is a Senior Lecturer at the Tufts University Department of Computer Science. His areas of work are in web and mobile security and web and mobile engineering. Ming has spoken at numerous organizations and conferences including the HTCIA, OWASP, InfoSec World, Design Automation Conference (DAC), DEF CON, Intel, SOURCE, and BSides.
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Tracy Z Maleeff

Tracy Z. Maleeff left behind the glamorous world of law firm librarianship to seek out the white hot spotlight of the information security industry. She started an independent research business in early 2016 called Sherpa Intelligence, providing competitive intelligence, news monitoring, and social media consulting services. She earned a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh - go Panthers! Tracy was... Read More →
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Justin Pagano

Justin Pagano leads the Security Operations & Engineering team at Rapid7. He’s a tall guy who loves dogs. He's also very passionate about InfoSec, science, grammar, and Oxford commas.


Saturday April 15, 2017 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Hall B

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