2020 TMIE Virtual Cybersecurity Summit for University Students

Check out the recordings from our 2020 Virtual Cybersecurity Summit.

Trend Micro Cybersecurity Education for Universities


The TMIE Virtual Cybersecurity Summit for University Students is organized and sponsored by Trend Micro Initiative for Education – a community cybersecurity education outreach program.

Our goal is to initiate cybersecurity knowledge sharing and stimulate students’ interest in cybersecurity careers in collaboration with TMIE and leading universities. The Summit coincides with the 2020 NIST NICE Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week.


College students, faculty members, and cybersecurity professionals — FOR FREE!

Breakout Tracks

  1. Learning more about cybersecurity industry
    • CISO Round table (to explore cybersecurity journey)
    • Technology, virtual world, and the future of education
    • How to land jobs in IT/cybersecurity
  2. Career Opportunity Discovery
    • Resource shortage and wide range of jobs in high demand today
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in cybersecurity
    • Investor’s view on cybersecurity
  3. Information exchange and networking
    • Cybersecurity program sharing by universities
    • Networking Opportunities with cybersecurity students/faculties and professionals

Marian Merritt


Marian Merritt is the Lead for Industry Engagement for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/ U.S. Department of Commerce. Marian has over 20 years of experience working in the cybersecurity industry, with experience in product management, corporate website management, family online safety programs and corporate philanthropy. She previously was with Symantec Corporation as their Director of Cyber Education and Online Safety Programs. Marian attended Boston University’s Questrom School of Business for her undergraduate degree and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Anders Gronstedt, PhD


President of The Gronstedt Group, is an author, public speaker and entrepreneur. He is an advocate of using Next-Gen Learning tools to advance real-world skills through virtual and augmented reality training, game and simulation-based learning. The Gronstedt Group has been instrumental in helping global companies like Walmart, Pfizer, Novartis, DaVita, and KPMG improve performance. Their “Spark City” mobile management and logistics game for Walmart is revolutionizing the way the world’s largest employer attracts and develops a new generation of managers and they help pharma leaders. “Cloud Defense” cyber security game won the Business Category of the Serious Game competition. Novartis and Pfizer save lives in virtual reality labs. Dr. Gronstedt’s articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review.

Alan Wong, PhD

Director, Silicon Valley Center for Global Studies, San Jose State University

Alan Wong serves as Director of Silicon Valley Center for Global Studies at San Jose State University. He is also the Director of Business Development & External Relations, College of Professional and Global Education. In this role, he works extensively with the Silicon Valley Big Data & Cybersecurity Center in promoting cybersecurity. He was the instructor of record for the Master of Science in Data Analytics seminar. Dr. Wong was a semiconductor technologist and represented Intel Corporation to the Advanced Metrology Advisory Group ofInternational SEMATECH, an industry consortium. He had 9 U.S. patents during his time at Intel.

Alyssa Miller

Application Security Advocate, Snyk Ltd.

Alyssa Miller (CISM) is a hacker, security advocate, author, professional, and public speaker with almost 15 years of experience in the security industry. She has always had a passion for deconstructing technology, particularly since buying her first computer at the age of 12 teaching herself BASIC programming. In her career, Alyssa has performed all forms of security assessments but given her developer background, she had a dedication to application security. She specializes in working with business and security leaders to design and deploy effective security programs that strengthen enterprise security posture.

Alyssa is also committed to evangelizing security. Not only does she speak internationally at various industry, vendor and corporate events, Alyssa also engages in the community through her online content, media appearances, and security community activism. Her journey through security was recently featured in an article by Cybercrime Magazine. She’s also been recognized in Peerlyst’s e-Book “50 Influential Penetration Testers”. Alyssa is board member for Women of Security (WoSEC) and has participated on multiple panels discussing solutions to reduce the diversity gap in security. Currently, Alyssa is an Application Security Advocate for London-based Snyk Ltd.

Amanda Veras

Sales Engineer, Trend Micro


Andre Alves

Cloud Security Architect, Trend Micro

Andre Alves has been helping companies achieve safer environments for information exchange for over 10 years. Has always enjoyed tinkering with computers and being on the edge of new technologies, even back as a nerdy teenager in Brazil. Andre is a Trender for life, has a degree in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Business Management, is a certified AWS Solutions Architect and Hybrid Cloud Security, trainer. Has spoken and lectured in Egypt, South and North America and Europe. Andre loves to give back t others in the cybersecurity community. #Trender4Life

Antonio Cano

Operations Partner, Trend Forward Capital

With over 35 years of experience, Antonio leads TFC’s operational and finance activities playing the operations partner role, validating that the fund’s and portfolio’s executive teams have the people processes, and tools, as the efficiency and effectiveness on their application for creating value. He is also responsible for planning and, managing the execution of the fund’s investment initiatives being mindful of the investment thesis’s and objectives. Supporting as well through reporting and constant interactions the investor relations, as the investor partners for whom he also acts as allied sparring.

Boris Vasquez

Cybersecurity System Engineer, Trend Micro

Profesional de la ciberseguridad con amplia experiencia liderando grandes proyectos de Ciberseguridad y Seguridad de la Información en organizaciones Públicas y Privadas. En mi carrera profesional he trabajado como analista, auditor, arquitecto y consultor de ciberseguridad en importantes empresas en Chile y Latinoamérica. Actualmente trabajo en el desarrollo de proyectos de ciberseguridad que ayudan a impulsar la transformación digital de las empresas. Los ámbitos de la Ciberseguridad donde trabajo activamente, están enfocados en la defensa de Red, Detección de Brechas, Protección de Infraestructuras Críticas, protección de servidores en ambientes de Nube, Protección de Endpoints, Inteligencia de Amenazas, Detección de Vulnerabilidades y Respuesta a Incidentes.

Bruno Diniz

Chief Services and Operations Officer, Logical IT

Information security executive with 15 years of experience in CyberSecurity, Incident Response and Security Operations. Husband, father and NERD.

Carlos Aguilar

Technical Specialist – Security & Compliance, Microsoft


Claudia Anania

CIO, Instituto Butantan

Claudia Anania é formada em Ciência da Computação pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, e possui MBA em Arquitetura e Gestão de Infraestrutura de TI. Possui mais de 30 anos de experiência na área de TI, sendo que nos últimos 10 anos atuou como Head da área de Tecnologia. Atualmente, atua como Head de TI no Instituto Butantan, indústria farmacêutica com maior produção de imunobiológicos do Brasil, onde lidera uma equipe de 45 colaboradores. Seus maiores desafios nessa posição é buscar novas tecnologias que proporcionem melhorias nos processos, segurança da informação e continuidade do negócio. No Butantan, também é responsável por garantir o funcionamento dos sistemas relacionados à testagem de COVID-19. Anteriormente, atuou como Head de TI na Unigel, indústria química de grande porte, onde liderou projetos em todas as áreas de negócio, em especial nas áreas Comercial, Logística, Manufatura, e na própria TI, com grande foco em Transformação Digital e Segurança da Informação.

Daniel Eliot

Director of Education & Strategic Initiatives, National Cybersecurity Alliance


Daniel Mauser

Microsoft Global Black Belts, Microsoft

Daniel Mauser currently works as a network specialist for Microsoft USA’s Global Black Belts. He is one of the authors of the book Security+, holds an MBA degree from FGV. He has been working with information technology since 1992. He began his career as a Network Analysis with previous experiences as a Security Consultant and Windows Server and Azure Escalation Engineer.

Ed Cabrera

Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Trend Micro

Eduardo Cabrera is responsible for analyzing emerging cyberthreats to develop innovative and resilient enterprise risk management strategies for Fortune 500 clients and strategic partners. Before joining Trend Micro, he was a 20-year veteran and former CISO of the US Secret Service with experience leading information security, cyber-investigative and protective programs in support of the Secret Service integrated mission. He started his career investigating transnational cybercriminal groups targeting the financial and retail sectors and later led cyber-forensic operations in support of Secret Service large-scale data breach investigations. He then served as the Secret Service Strategic Advisor to the DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).

Elwyn Pryce

Volunteer, Trend Micro Initiative for Education


Eman El-Sheikh, PhD

Director and Professor, Center for Cybersecurity, University of West Florida

Dr. Eman El-Sheikh is Director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Professor of Computer Science at the University of West Florida. Eman has extensive expertise in cybersecurity education, research and workforce development and received several awards related to cybersecurity education and diversity. She leads UWF’s efforts as the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Regional Hub for the Southeast U.S. and received several grants to enhance cybersecurity education and training. She teaches and conducts research related to the development and evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for cybersecurity. She has published several books, including most recently, Computer and Network Security Essentials by Springer Publishing, over 75 peer-reviewed articles and given over 100 invited talks and presentations. Eman holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Michigan State University.

Fernando Cardoso

Solution Architect, Trend Micro

Fernando Cardoso is a Solution Architect at Trend Micro and brings more than 10 years of experience working in the cybersecurity field. Previously, he worked as a Network Engineer and a Sales Engineer, with Datacenters, Cloud, DevOps, and Cybersecurity remaining the center of his passion. In the past four years, Fernando has been involved in numerous Cloud Security and DevSecOps projects.

Fernando Sampaio

Cyber Security Sr. Manager

23 years of experience in Information Security and Cyber Security, responsible for leadership of big projects, security transformation programs to increasing security maturity and developing market strategy.

Filipi Pires

Research and Cybersecurity Manager, Zup Innovation


George Davis

Sales Engineer, Trend Micro


Gilmar Esteves

CISO, Zup Innovations

CISO and Evangelist in Information Security at ZUP IT Innovation, passionate about sharing knowledge. Currently started a team of Cyber Security Products for the Community that serve the gaps of the companies.

Greg Young

Vice President of Cybersecurity, Trend Micro

Greg has been working in cybersecurity for more than 30 years. He is keen on sharing the reality of security in larger organizations and how business can be done securely in those environments. As a Research Vice President with Gartner for 14 years Greg advised thousands of companies and governments on how to better secure themselves, evaluated and advised hundreds of security vendors, and has seen those same technologies successfully used, abused, put on a shelf, or pushed into a deep hole, never to be spoken of again. He led research for network security, threat trends, data center security, cloud netsec and microsegmentation. He authored more than 20 Magic Quadrants for firewall, IPS, WAF, and UTM, and was Conference Chair for 4 Security Summits.

Greg headed several large security consulting practices, was CISO for the Department of Communications, and served as chief security architect for a security product company. He was a commissioned officer in the military police and counterintelligence branch working as a certifier/accreditor at the national authority and received the Confederation Medal from the Governor General of Canada for his work with smart card security. Greg was named in the “12 Most Powerful Security Companies” and as one of “100 Most Powerful Voices in Worldwide Security.” And, as he mentions too often, Greg was an extra in 2 episodes of Airwolf.

Gregory Hall, PhD

Professor, University of West Florida

Gregory A. Hall, Ph.D. is Research Scientist at the Center for Cybersecurity, University of West Florida, and the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, also in Pensacola, FL. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Idaho in 1997. He has held academic positions at the University of Idaho and Texas State University, teaching courses in software engineering and forensics.

He holds training certificates in hacking, exploitation, incident handling, and malware reverse engineering. He worked as Intrusion Engineer at ManTech International Corporation, Chief Scientist at Endeavor Systems, Inc., Technical Lead for Harris Government Communication Systems Division, Senior Software Engineer for Endgame, and Security Manager for Accenture Federal Services. His experience in cyber defense and malware analysis, within the private sector and also in support of the Department of Defense, has given him a unique skill set and the highest level of expertise in full spectrum cyber operations. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. His current interests are malware identification, intelligence-driven vulnerability analysis, Deep Learning applications in malware databases, and techniques for defeating binary diversity.

Hector Gomez

Professor, University of West Florida

Egresado del Instituto Politécnico Nacional en la carrera de Ingeniería en Comunicaciones y Electrónica, con la especialidad en redes y comunicaciones. Maestría en Administración de Tecnologías de Información en el ITESM. >Los primeros 10 años de experiencia fueron en iniciativa privada, siendo consultor de redes de video, voz, datos y seguridad, obteniendo certificaciones de los productos líderes en el mercado, implementé soluciones para importantes corporativos y Gobierno Federal.

Los siguientes 10 años de experiencia fueron en cargos directivos del Gobierno Federal, diseñando soluciones y servicios de gran importancia, para las dependencias y el país. En los últimos 5 años de este periodo, fui el CISO del Servicio de Administración Tributaria de México. Actualmente soy CISO en el Banco Azteca, siendo el responsable de la Seguridad de la Información de importantes Unidades de Negocio.

Israel Becerril Sierra

Chief Information Security Architect, SAT

Computer Engineer from the Engineering School of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Computer Security Specialist Unix systems. Israel Becerril was part of computer security incident response team in the Department of Computer Security / UNAM-. Head of research and development in Unix OS between those who are “kernel module for host intrusion detection and management and development of the” Key Server – key server “and” Public Key Infrastructure – PKI, structured to provide services to various organizations and institutions level.s

Jean Ouro


Chair of the Information Technology Management Department at FADBA, Manager of the Center for Educational Technology and Information – NUTEC, Master of Business Administration at UFBA, Specialist in Higher Education Methodology at FADBA (2008). Graduated in Industrial Engineering from the State University of Pará (2003) and graduated in Theology – Adventist Theology Seminary – Salt (1984). He is graduated in Cinema and Multimedia Course at the Federal University of Recôncavo and Master in Systems and Computing at UNIFACS. He also works as a professor at Faculdade Adventistas da Bahia, in the areas of Production Management, Materials, Logistics, Project Management, English, Ethics, ICTs, Robotics, New Business, Games, Cyber Security, Entrepreneurship, small business Fair Organizer and Director of Adventist College Abroad – Brazil.

He has extensive experience in the IT field, producing institutional software, managing databases and working with education, in the last 24 years he has developed the area of technical and higher education, along with the business administration degree, IT Management, Executive Secretariat at FADBA / besides having work in the area of Marketing management, Institutional Administration and direction / production of audio and video, acting mainly in the educational marketing segment for a non-profit companies and developing the following themes: promotion and production. He has fluent command of the English language, having worked at Southwestern Adventist University in Texas, where he improved in the Information System area and worked as an English-Portuguese translator in events throughout Brazil and keynote speaker at universities in Brazil and the USA.

Jim Nelms

Chief Information Security Officer, LabCorp

Jim Nelms is LabCorp’s Chief Information Security Officer. Jim is a leading information security and risk management practitioner with more than 30 years of Information Security knowledge and expertise. His focus is on leading-edge technology, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced analytics. He has written more than 150 journals on information security. Prior to joining LabCorp, Jim was CISO of The World Bank and then Mayo Clinic. He holds a Bachelors in Biology, a Bachelors in Information Technology, an Executive MBA and a Masters in Information Security. Jim is a transformational leader, whose philosophy is summed up by the following quote: “21st- century Information Security is not what we prevent; it’s what we make possible.”

Jon Clay

Director, Global Threat Communications, Trend Micro


Jonathan Javier

CEO/Founder, Wonsulting

Jonathan Javier is currently the CEO/Founder of Wonsulting, which mission is to “turn underdogs into winners”. He’s also worked in the Strategy and Operations team at Snap, Google, and Cisco coming from a non-target school/non-traditional background. He works on many initiatives, providing advice and words of wisdom on LinkedIn and through speaking engagements. In total, he has led 150+ workshops in 8 different countries including the Mena ICT Forum in Jordan, Resume/Personal Branding at Cisco, LinkedIn Strategy & Operations Offsite, Great Place To Work, Talks at Google, TEDx, and more. He’s amassed 66,000+ followers on LinkedIn in 8 months as well as 15+ million impressions yearly on his content.

Juan Pablo Castro

Trend Micro

Director de Innovación Tecnológica y Estrategia de Ciberseguridad para Trend Micro Latinoamérica, cuenta con más de 19 años de experiencia en el sector de ciberseguridad y privacidad de datos. Colabora como experto en la materia para organismos internacionales como la INTERPOL y la OEA, así como también entidades gubernamentales de seguridad nacional de diferentes países de Latinoamérica, incluyendo cuerpos policiales especializados en delitos cibernéticos. En el ámbito académico ha ejercido como docente en la Universidad de ORT de Uruguay enfocado a las áreas de telecomunicaciones en redes y datos. Como conferencista y referente en el mercado de ciberseguridad ha brindado múltiples conferencias en Latinoamérica para diferentes sectores, destacando su participación en el sector financiero, gubernamental y académico.

Keegan Simzer

Associate, Trend Forward

I am an associate at Trend Forward Capital, the venture capital arm of Trend Micro. We invest in early and growth-stage startups across a variety of different industries, including Fintech, Healthtech, IoT, Cybersecurity, and more. Previously, I had worked in investment banking in San Francisco. I studied finance at Texas A&M University and graduated in December 2019.

Kristin Judge

CEO/President, Cybercrime Support Network

I am an associate at Trend Forward Capital, the venture capital arm of Trend Micro. We invest in early and growth-stage startups across a variety of different industries, including Fintech, Healthtech, IoT, Cybersecurity, and more. Previously, I had worked in investment banking in San Francisco. I studied finance at Texas A&M University and graduated in December 2019.

Lauren McKenna

Global HR Director, Trend Micro

Lauren has been working for Trend for over 10 years in Europe and in the United States. She is a highly experienced Global Human Resources professional with over 20 + years experience gained in the Technology industry and multi-national corporations work across many diverse business environments and who works at the heart of the business. She is passionate, results driven and an accountable individual with the drive and commitment to make a real contribution in the business on managing large change projects, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Talent Management, Organizational Design, Total Reward, M&A, and Learning & Development.

Leandro Marques

Cyber Security Manager, ITAU

Leandro atua na área de Cyber Security há 15 anos. Apaixonado por tecnologia, já atuou em grandes empresas, sempre focado em defesa cibernética / Blue Team. Atualmente é Gerente de Cyber Security do Itaú e coordenador do GT de Resposta a Incidentes da Febraban.

Leonardo Babun

Senior Cybersecurity Researcher – Adjunct Faculty, Florida International University

Leonardo Babun is currently an Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab (CSL) at Florida International University. He is also a Senior Cyber-Security Researcher at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland. He previously completed his M.S. in Computer Engineering and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida International University in 2019 and 2015, respectively. His research interests are focused on Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy. He has over 20 technical publications in peer-reviewed cybersecurity journals and conferences, including Usenix Symposium and the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS).

Longinus Timochenco

CISO & Director Corporate Governance, KaBuM!

É CISO & Diretor Governança Corporativa no KaBuM 27 anos em TI a frente de grandes organizações, forte experiência em tecnologia da informação, Gestão de sistemas de gestão, segurança da informação (SGSI), governança, tecnologia, gestão de projetos nacionais e internacionais.

Lucy Mari Tabuti, PhD

Creative and Education Director, Instituto Criativo and Universidade de São Paulo

Lucy Mari é gestora do instituto criativo, consultoria de criatividade e mentora de desenvolvimento pessoal. Pela USP, é Doutoranda em Engenharia de Computação, Mestre em Ciência da Computação, Matemática, Educadora, Administradora de Empresa, especialista em mentes. É docente da Faculdade Descomplica e da Universidade Anhembi Morumbi. É palestrante e terapeuta, amante da educação e apaixonada pelo conhecimento.

Lydia Chan

Partnership Program Manager, San Jose State University

Lydia is a dynamic manager who has over 20+ years of experience in the high tech industry. She started as a process engineer and finished as a sales manager in a customer facing role at Intel. In between, she had positions in sales operation, marketing, analyst relations, factory planning, capital equipment purchasing, and even video games performance tuning! She felt honored to be a part of the creation team in Apple projects such as Apple TV, Macbook Air, etc. She was a recipient of Intel’s Design Win Innovation award and Intel’s top sales achievers award.

Malia Mason


Malia Mason is a United States Navy veteran, an ally, and advocate for equal representation. She is an established cybersecurity engineer and frequent conference speaker. Malia is the co-founder and CEO of Integrum, a cybersecurity consulting firm focusing on security compliance for small businesses and non-profit organizations. She is also the President and Co-Founder of CyberDEI, the former President and co-founder of the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) SoCal Affiliate, as well as Chair of the Technology Committee for AnitaB.org. Malia had the distinct honor to be a community organizer for AnitaB.org’s first-ever Women of Color in Tech conference in Los Angeles. She serves on the advisory board for Long Beach City College and mentors girls in middle school and high school at CyberTech Girls and GenCyber Girls.

Mauricio Zamorano

Cloud BDM, Trend Micro

Telecommunications and electronics engineer graduated from ITESM

Mayra Rosario Fuentes

Senior Researcher, Trend Micro

Mayra Fuentes is a Senior Threat Researcher with Trend Micro. She has more than 14 years’ experience in cyber threat intelligence working for the Department of Defense, U.S. Intelligence agencies and the private sector. Ms. Fuentes has presented before for Interpol, Countermeasures, and the Counsel of Europe. Her current research interest includes underground cybercriminal forums, gaming, IoT botnets, Middle East underground, and the dark web . Ms. Fuentes is currently working on a MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She resides in Washington D.C. with her two dogs.

Mitchel Chang

VP, CSR and Education, Trend Micro

Mitchel heads Trend Micro’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Initiative for Education. To the CSR programs, he brings his passion to make the digital world safer, along with decades of industry experience and proven successes as a leader. Mitchel has been with Trend Micro since 2003, serving 11 years as Senior Vice President of Global Technical Support. As part of the executive team, he was responsible for all customer support functions, developing an internationally recognized and award-winning support team. He also served in various cybersecurity advisory boards for several nonprofit and government initiatives such as National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA), Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), and NIST NICE 2019 Conference.

Natyelly Dieguez

Regional Comtroller for LatinAmerica, PPG Industries


Partha Panda

CEO & Co-Founder, Cysiv

Partha Panda brings more than 20 years of experience in the IT and cybersecurity industry. Over the past decade, he has held a broad range of leadership roles at Trend Micro including partner (Trend Forward Capital), SVP of strategy and corporate development, VP of business development and global alliances, and VP of global channels.Prior to that, he had leadership roles at Third Brigade (acquired by Trend Micro), Entrust, Encommerce (acquired by Entrust) and CMC Ltd. Partha holds an MBA degree from the Robert Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from Sambalpur University, and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation.

Philipe Yoshio

Real Protect


Raul Aguilar Medina

CISO, Grupo FarinterReal Protect

Perfil del Disertante: Ing en Informática, aspirante al titulo de Master en Gestión Tecnologías de la Información, con un certificaciones internacionales, ITIL V4, COBIT 2019, Diplomados 2019, ISO 27001, ISO 27032, Security + Comptia, y Seguridad Informática. Actualmente me desempeño como CISO en la Farmacéutica Internacional S.A. (Grupo FARINTER), con 7 años de experiencia en el área seguridad de la información en instituciones de Gobierno, Bancaria, Proveedores de Servicio, Retail y Telecomunicaciones. Así como el conocimiento y certificaciones en la implementación y manejo de marcas de Seguridad Informática: Palo Alto, Check Point, Fortinet, Mcafee, Entrust, Infoblox, Trend Micro; Entrust, Proofpoint, Cylance entre otras. Actualmente Leader del capitulo de OWASP y referente de DevOps en Honduras.

Renata Oliveira

Sales Engineer, Trend Micro

Renata Oliveira is a Solution engineer committed to delivering projects aimed at the client’s needs. You can count on their unique enthusiasm and creativity when she is solving a problem. Working as a Solution Enginner for 8 years, with more than several satisfied customers and companies, Renata is passionate about cloud and security and my also their two canine daughters, Mell and Lola.

Rhett Nieto

Jefe de Seguridad TI, FEMSA

Covers security operations, blue team, vulnerability management, incident response and threat hunting processes. Teaches at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), Universidad de La Rioja, España, Universidad Tec Milenio and Universidad Panamericana, and regularly speaks at security conferences across Latin America.

Rick Gomez

Senior Advance Cloud Engineer, Microsoft


Selcuk Uluagac

Professor, Florida International University

Dr. Uluagac is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida International University (FIU), where he directs the Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab (CSL). Before FIU, he was a Senior Research Engineer in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to Georgia Tech, he was a Senior Research Engineer at Symantec. Dr. Uluagac earned his Ph.D. from the School of ECE at Georgia Institute of Technology. He also received a M.S. in Information Security from the School of Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology and a M.S. from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. His research is on security and privacy of Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and has hundreds of scientific/creative works in practical and applied aspects of these areas.

Spark Tsao

Head of AI Lab of Coretech, Trend Micro


Tonia San Nicolas

Associate Professor, San Jose State University

Tonia San Nicolas-Rocca is an Associate Professor in the School of Information at San Jose State University. She holds a PhD in Information Systems and Technology from Claremont Graduate University. Her research interests include cybersecurity, health information systems, and knowledge management. Dr. San Nicolas-Rocca has published her work in peer-reviewed research journals and conference proceedings.

Van Souza

Cyber Security Consultant | Threat Intelligence | Offensive Security, PwC

Information Security Consultant with 12 years of experience in Cyber Security, working directly with Threat Intelligence and Offensive Security. Tactical action for more effective threat intelligence, helping organizations to identify and mitigate business risks, converting unknown internal and external threats into known threats.

Will Markow

Managing Director – Human Capital Management and Emerging Technologies, Burning Glass Technologies

Will Markow is the Managing Director of Human Capital Management and Emerging Technologies at Burning Glass Technologies where he oversees Burning Glass’s research and consulting efforts focused on strategic workforce planning and the impact of emerging technologies on the workforce. Will’s research with Burning Glass is routinely featured in national media outlets – such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Washington Post – and he has led dozens of custom research projects for Fortune 100 companies, technology vendors, training providers, workforce development organizations, and government agencies. He has also advised multiple White House administrations on key issues related to the future of work.

William Malik

VP of Infrastructure Technologies, 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. He studied Mathematics at MIT.

Ximena Cisternas

Post Grad Professor in Cybersecurity, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Fomer, Falabella CISO, Top Women in Cybersecurity Latinoamérica. Currently a Post Grad Professor at Univesity of Universidad Adolfo Ibanzez.



Keynote: The NICE World of Cybersecurity Careers

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Marian Merritt, NIST/NICE

Keynote: VR, game and simulation-based cyber security training

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Anders Gronstedt, Ph.D, President, The Gronstedt Group, Inc.

Track 1: Learning More About Cybersecurity Industry

Fireside Chat – Cybersecurity Education and Industry Needs

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Daniel Eliot, Director of Education & Strategic Initiatives, National Cybersecurity Alliance
Tonia San Nicolas, Associate Professor, San Jose State University
Marian Merritt, NIST/NICE
Eman El-Sheikh, Ph.D., Associate Professor, San Jose State University
Kristin Judge, CEO/President, Cybercrime Support Network

CISO Roundtable – Cybersecurity Opportunities, CISO’s Perspective

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William Malik, VP of Infrastructure Technologies, Trend Micro
Ed Cabrera, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Trend Micro
Alyssa Miller, Application Security Advocate, Snyk Ltd.
Greg Young, Vice President of Cybersecurity, Trend Micro
Jim Nelms, Chief Information Security Officer, LabCorp

2020 Threat Landscape and Defense Strategy

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Jon Clay, Director, Global Threat Communications, Trend Micro

Cybersecurity Defense by AI and Machine Learning

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Spark Tsao, Head of AI Lab of Coretech, Trend Micro

Track 2: Career Opportunity Discovery

Hack the Gap: Tracking Cybersecurity Career Opportunities with CyberSeek.org

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Will Markow
Managing Director – Human Capital Management and Emerging Technologies, Burning Glass Technologies

Close the Gap – Our next generation Cyber Security Professionals

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Lauren McKenna
Global HR Director, Trend Micro

CyberDEI – Going Beyond Advocacy

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Malia Mason

Looking at the widespread opportunities a career in cybersecurity offers

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Keegan Simzer
Associate, Trend Forward
Partha Panda
CEO & Co-Founder, Cysiv

Track 3: Information Exchange and Networking

SJSU Sharing, Cybersecurity Community Outreach Projects

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Lydia Chan, Partnership Program Manager, San Jose State University
Alan Wong, PhD, Director, Silicon Valley Center for Global Studies, San Jose State University

UWF Sharing: Cyber Threats Modeling and Simulation

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Lauren McKenna
Global HR Director, Trend Micro

Understanding the IoT Threat Landscape & FIU Cybersecurity Project Sharing

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Selcuk Uluagac, Professor, Florida International University

Breaking Into Your Dream Career

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Jonathan Javier, CEO/Founder, Wonsulting

Securing Cloud Native Applications

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George Davis, Sales Engineer, Trend Micro

Closing Remarks

Closing and Raffle Prize Drawings

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Mitchel Chang, VP Cybersecurity Education and CSR, Trend Micro

Getting Ready

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Welcoming Attendees

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Andre Alves, Cloud Security Architect, Trend Micro
Renata Oliveira, Sales Engineer, Trend Micro

Panel Qualified Talent for Cybersecurity Market

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Longinus Timochenco, CISO & Director Corporate Governance, KaBuM!
Claudia Anania, CIO, Instituto Butantan

Round Table CPITS Brasil Alumni

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Amanda Veras, Sales Engineer, Trend Micro
Philipe Yoshio, Real Protect
Van Souza, Cyber Security Consultant, PwC

How I made the impossible, possible!

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Fernando Cardoso, Solution Architect, Trend Micro

Daniel Mauser, minha jornada do Brasil para o mundo da núvem

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Daniel Mauser, Microsoft Global Black Belts, Microsoft

Cybersecurity careers today – Round Table

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Bruno Diniz, Chief Services and Operations Officer at Logical IT, Logical IT
Fernando Sampaio, Cyber Security Sr. Manager
Leandro Marques, Cyber Security Manager, ITAU

ZUP IT Innovation – A company focus on serving the Cybersecurity community

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Filipi Pires, Research and Cybersecurity Manager, Zup Innovation br Gilmar Esteves, CISO, Zup Innovations

Creative Balance Journey of Challenges and Innovation Center Education

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Lucy Mari Tabuti, PhD, Creative and Education Director, Instituto Criativo and Universidade de São Paulo

Bienvenida, Boris Vasquez su recorrido en el apasionante mundo de la ciberseguridad

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Mesa redonda una conversacion con CISO

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Juan Pablo Catro, Trend Micro
Hector Gomez, CISO, Banco Azteca
Ximena CIsternas, PostGrad Professor in Cybersecurity, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Raul Aguilar Medina, CISO, Grupo Farinter
Ed Cabrera, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Trend Micro

Conversacion con Antonino Cano del Trend Forward Capital

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Antonio Cano, Operations Partner, Trend Forward Capital

Israel Becerril y Rhett Nieto abordan el tema de la implementacion de un programa de ciberseguridad en el sector publico vs privado, Moderador Mauricio Zambrano

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Mauricio Zamorano, Cloud BDM, Trend Micro
Israel Becerril Sierra, Chief Information Security Architect, SAT
Rhett Nieto, Jefe de Seguridad TI at FEMSA, FEMSA

Natyeli Dieguez – Su trajectoria y la vision de ciberseguridad del lado del negocio

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Natyelly Dieguez, Regional Comtroller for LatinAmerica, PPG Industries

Leonardo Babun, Ph.D.  - A pesar de todo lo demás, sigo eligiendo la ciberseguridad

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Leonardo Babun, Senior Cybersecurity Researcher – Adjunct Faculty, Florida International University

Rick Gomez, Carlos Aguilar nos cuentan de su trayectoria y como llegaron a ser parte de una de las empresas más reconocidas del mundo

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Carlos Aguilar, Technical Specialist – Security & Compliance, Microsoft
Rick Gomez, Senior Advance Cloud Engineer, Microsoft

Mayra Rosario su trayectoria en ciberseguridad y su ultimo proyectos como el Covid en el submundo

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Mauricio Zamorano, Cloud BDM, Trend Micro
Mayra Rosario Fuentes, Senior Researcher, Trend Micro

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