Cybersecurity Challenges and Career Opportunities (TMIE Virtual Cybersecurity Summit)
With a new era of digital transformation, the needs for cybersecurity experts and technologist are rising rapidly and it remains as one of the most interesting and growing career fields. According to U.S. NIST’s Cyberseek.org data, we are seeing hundred-thousands of new job opportunities just in United States. To help you understand and explore different career paths in Cybersecurity, we are bringing in top experts to speak about their day-to-day responsibilities, the trends in the industry, and the skills necessary to succeed. We will cover everything from latest cyber infrastructure to career preparations.
- Introduction to cybersecurity
- Discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities in the industry
- Is cybersecurity for technical people only
- Panelists to share as how they started to work with cybersecurity professionals
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in cybersecurity
- William Malik, VP of Enterprise Infrastructure and Strategies, Trend Micro
- Lisa Plaggemier, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
- Dr. Anthony Chow, San Jose State University (Director of iSchool)
- Kazuo Noguchi, Senior Researcher, Keio University, and Executive Director, INCS-CoE
- Moderated by:Salih Tamim, Community Manager, Localized and Mitchel Chang
About the Panelists:
William Malik, VP of Enterprise Infrastructure and Strategies, Trend Micro
Bill Malik’s information technology career spans over four decades. Before joining Trend Micro, he was CTO of Waveset, an Identity Management vendor, from 2002 through its acquisition by Sun. Bill worked at Gartner for twelve years where he led the Information Security service and the Application Integration and Middleware service. He was a co-author of the Cobit version 3 standard. During his 12-year career at IBM he worked in MVS development, testing, and business planning. Bill started programming with the John Hancock Insurance company in 1974 and he studied Mathematics at MIT.
Lisa Plaggemier, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
Lisa Plaggemier is Interim Executive Director at the National Cyber Security Alliance. Lisa is a trailblazer in security awareness and education, and is a prominent security influencer with a proven track record of engaging and empowering businesses and their employees to protect themselves and their data.
Lisa has held executive roles with the Ford Motor Company, CDK Global, InfoSec and MediaPRO, and is a frequent speaker at major events including RSA, Gartner and SANS. She is a University of Michigan graduate (Go Blue!) and while she wasn’t born in Austin, Texas, she got there as fast as she could.
Dr. Anthony Chow, San Jose State University (Director of iSchool)
Dr. Chow is the Director of San Jose State University's School of Information, which is the largest iSchool and LIS program in the nation. His doctorate is in instructional systems design (ISD) and his master's is in educational psychology with a focus on human cognition and learning. Currently Dr. Chow is working on a $1.4 million early children's literacy grant studying and building community networks that support access to literacy resources and libraries in five tribal nations. Other areas of expertise include technology integration, instructional technology, eLearning, strategic planning and community assessment, and the use of informatics and analytics to assess and inform overall system efficiency and effectiveness.
Kazuo Noguchi, Senior Researcher, Keio University, and Executive Director, INCS-CoE
Kazuo Noguchi is a Senior Researcher at Keio Research Institute at SFC, Keio University and Sr. Manager in R&D at Hitachi America, Ltd. In July 2019, he became the Executive Director of International Cyber Security Center of Excellence (INCS-CoE). He has facilitated workshops, panel discussions, started a Chair with British, U.S., and Japanese representatives hosted by OASIS at the World Bank in Washington DC.
in 2016, He spearheaded the initiative of the INCS-CoE, organizing an international alliance with the U.S. and British governments, companies, and universities. The projects involved are international research, policy and educational activities including Country2Country Capture the Flag (C2C CTF) 5-year plan, JST-NSF related international researches, Trusted AI, and Trilateral Commission activities and Mutual Recognitions of Trust Services in the U.S., Japan, and EU, MCAC (Multilateral Cybersecurity Action Committee).
He is a seasoned strategy and management consultant with over 30 years of experiences in the industry in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. His expertise includes policy and technology analysis in Global Supply Chain, 5G, Information Sharing and Analytics in Cybersecurity, devising and executing IT strategies, post-merger integration, and project management. He joined Hitachi Group in 2002 as Chief Consultant and Business Development Manager, initiating M&A and alliance strategies to the Hitachi board, focusing on financial institutions.
Prior to joining Hitachi, he was a Manager at KPMG at the New York office. He managed market entry projects in the financial services industry, such as porting products, services, and processes of the U.S. version of 401(k) to Japanese version of 401(k), leading the team of KPMG consultants and IBM subject matter experts.
He received his MBA from University of Toronto, a Master’s and a Bachelor’s in Management Science from Tokyo University of Science.
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