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Cybersecurity Education Conference

National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security


Reaffirmed St. Philip's College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education. This designation covers academic years 2014 through 2020.

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance

National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security


Reaffirmed St. Philip's College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education. This designation covers academic years 2014 through 2020.

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STEM Expo


Middle school students at a STEM Expo with our First Responders.

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Dual Credit Students


Harlandale High School students visiting St. Philip's College as part of their Dual Credit program.

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STEM Symposium


Cyber Security First Responders attend a STEM Symposium at the college.

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Cyber Mobile-Go-Center


Brackenridge High School students attend a workshop located in the Cyber Mobile-Go-Center.

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National Science Foundation Grant


The National Science Foundation grant help sponsor the Cyber Security Center.

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NSA Certificates Give to Harlandale High School Students


National Science Foundation and St. Philip’s College faculty presented NSA Certificates to students at Harlandale High School.

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NSA Certificate Ceremony at the Cyber First Responders Conference


National Science Foundation hosted a NSA Certificate Ceremony at the Cyber First Responders Conference on April 16, 2015.

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Cyber Security Workshop at South San High School


The Cyber Security: Cyber First Responders program provided a Cyber Security workshop at South San High school.

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Cyber Security Workshop at St. Philip's College


The Cyber Security: Cyber First Responders program provided a Cyber Security workshop at St. Philip’s College.

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Cybersecurity Education Conference 2018

  The St. Philip’s College Cybersecurity Education Conference is the leading forum for connecting with industry, government and academic entities to increase the awareness of cybersecurity in the state of Texas and around the world. 

The purpose of the conference is to increase awareness of cybersecurity, identify educational pathways, promote cybersecurity careers, and provide networking opportunities for its participants. The conference will invite attendees from throughout the state. Additionally, it will target traditionally underrepresented, economically disadvantaged Career Technical Education (CTE) students (Special Populations) and educators serving these populations. St. Philip’s College is a designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.

The Cybersecurity Education Conference will bridge the security gap and provide essential information to higher education and secondary students. The comprehensive conference will include keynote speakers, professional experience, and a chance to network and discuss current trends and issues within information security.

 

CSEC 2018

 National Center of Academic Excellence In Cyber Defense

St. Philip's College 
 March 8, 2018.
Bowden Alumni Center
The Cybersecurity Education Conference will bridge the security gap and provide essential information to higher education and secondary students. The comprehensive conference will include keynote speakers, professional experience, and a chance to network and discuss current trends and issues within information security.
 

Guest Speakers

Federal Bureau of Investigation: Jon Ford  

Jon Ford is the Deputy Principal to the U.S. Cryptologic Centers for the FBI. In this role, Mr. Ford is the responsible executive for global, strategic oversight of cyber operations in North and South America, Asia, and Africa. Mr. Ford developed the U.S. Government’s framework to prioritize Cyber threats and responses.

Previously, Mr. Ford was the Supervising Special Agent in the San Antonio Field Office over the Cyber squad and the largest Cyber Task Force in the country, responsible for investigating all cyber threats. Throughout his 20-year career with the FBI, Mr. Ford has also served as Acting Unit Chief, Advanced Concepts Unit; Supervising Special Agent, Investigative Analysis Unit; and Special Agent, Cyber Crimes. Prior to the FBI, Mr. Ford was a Detective in the Assault Unit and Patrol Officer in the Austin Police Department.

Mr. Ford has a Master of Criminal Justice degree from Boston University and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. Mr. Ford is the recipient of the Director of National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction and Meritorious Unit Citation. Mr. Ford is an adjunct professor at St. Mary’s University teaching Cybersecurity Risk Frameworks. Mr. Ford holds CRISC, CISM, CIAM, and CISSP information security certifications, is graduate of Carnegie Melon’s Software Engineering Institute on Insider Threats and Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School on Cybersecurity Policy. 

NVIDIA Computer Industries: Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos

 

Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos received the BS degree in computer science from the University of Piraeus, Greece in 1997. He received the MS degree in computer science from the University of Texas At San Antonio in 1999. From 2000 until 2002 he worked as a software engineer for Advanced Micro Devices in FAB automation. He pursued and completed the Ph.D. degree in 2007 with focus on compilers and automatic code parallelization. 
 

Since his graduation in 2007, he has been working in the semiconductor industry in companies such as Freescale Semiconductor/NXP and NVIDIA Corporation. He is currently a senior software developer with NVIDIA and the lead compiler engineer for the newest Volta GPU. His industry work has contributed to the advancement of GPU computation, and his academic research has been published in selected IEEE and ACM conferences and journals.

Department of Homeland Security: George Reeves 

George Reeves is a Cyber Security Advisor for the South Texas district with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity & Communications. His program works to foster collaboration and coordination on cyber preparedness, risk mitigation and incident response, and to provide cyber security resources, including training, exercises, and assessments, in support of the nation's Critical Infrastructure Key Resource sectors and with state and local government.

Cyber Texas: Joe Sanchez 

 

A 6th generation Texan, Joe Sanchez is an executive experienced in military and community activities involving Intelligence, Information Technology Operations and Security, Education, Innovation and Legislative matters. A local “social entrepreneur and technology evangelist,” beginning in 1998, Joe established a prominent Cybersecurity educational base in San Antonio and has helped promote the growth of local cybersecurity industries and associations. Joe served in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives as a Congressional Fellow. He currently is the Chief, Network Operations, 625 AF Operations Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland.

Women in IT Panel

 Janie Martinez Gonzalez, Webhead

Janie Martinez Gonzalez, is a founder and business partner in more than one company in various industries ranging from technology (Web Development), nonprofit (STEM), real estate (commercial properties) and consultant (Business/Life Coaching). She is a technologist, philanthropist, and influencer with twenty-three years of experience.

She is currently the CEO of Webhead, and the founder of LATINA CEO™. Janie operates and leads one of the largest privately held women owned Web and Cyber Security companies in the city. An Internet pioneer, she paved the way for minorities men and women in tech. Her business acumen grew Webhead from a small start up to an established multimillion company with a customer portfolio of twenty-eight million in contracts over the years.

Patsy Boozer, CISO, CISSP, City of San Antonio