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  • Cybersecurity Professional Career Panel

    Thu, Oct 01, 2020 @ 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

    Workshops & Infosessions

    The USC Global Policy Institute invites CS@USC students to attend a virtual professional panel on careers in cyber security! Our Cyber Professional Career Panel will give students an opportunity to hear from young professionals and USC alumni actively working in cyber-related fields and industries. Alumni will also discuss how they utilized their IR and Political Science degrees in cyber careers!
    Join us this Thursday, October 1st from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST for this Zoom webinar and Q&A.

    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cybersecurity-professional-career-panel-tickets-122913320049

    The Zoom registration can be found here and in your Eventbrite confirmation email: https://usc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEof-6opj4sH9eHeMUHjk-IkZcwkrEVWzqV

    GPI is joined by Zachery Smith, a Systemic Risk Manager at the FSARC. He works alongside U.S. financial institutions (Bank of America, The Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, State Street, Wells Fargo) and the U.S. government to identify and mitigate cyber and operational risk for national critical infrastructure. Zach previously spent three years in cybersecurity management consulting for energy sector critical infrastructure. He contributed to initiatives focused on operational resilience including enterprise-wide security redesigns at multiple Fortune 500 energy clients. Zach is an Aspen Institute Socrates Scholar, Institute for Education Government Fellow, Harman Academy Fellow, and USC Global Fellow. He is based in Washington D.C.

    Our second panelist is Swini Tummala. Swini is a senior underwriter on the cyber and professional liability team at AIG. As an underwriter she works with brokers to find insurance solutions to risks including, but not limited to, data breaches and errors in the provision of professional services for client companies. Swini graduated from USC with B.A.s in International Relations and Economics and is currently enrolled in the University of Notre Dame's Master of Science Finance program. She hopes to eventually combine her interest in economic development with her insurance career through microinsurance.

    Our third panelist is Michael Hwang. Michael is a penetration tester for a prestigious research university on the West Coast. He is certified as an OSCP and holds the GXPN certification

    Location: Online - Zoom

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEof-6opj4sH9eHeMUHjk-IkZcwkrEVWzqV

    Audiences: Undergraduate and Graduate Students

    Contact: USC Global Policy Institute

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