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Thursday, November 10 3:00 PM: From Federal agent to Hacker

Location: CyberSecurity Lab HT 230 , Germantown Campus , Montgomery College. 

This in-person presentation at the Cybersecurity Lab (High Technology building, Room 230 Germantown Campus) will focus on how to explore careers in cyber security including which certifications hiring managers look for, ways to volunteer to gain more experience, why education is an important component in being a well-rounded cyber practitioner, and how to gain hands-on experience to further your technical knowledge. Presented by Clint Kehr (MC faculty member). 

Clint is a senior manager for a financial service company’s pentest team, where he (ethically) hacks the company’s infrastructure. Clint also works part-time as an instructor for Cybrary, where he creates courses on ethical hacking. Clint has held a number of other positions in cybersecurity prior to this role such as the technical manager for a responsible disclosure team as well as a senior consultant in the cyber threat intelligence space. 

Clint is a former Special Agent with the Department of Justice where he specialized in internet investigations and conducted numerous cases on cyber threat actors on the surface, deep, and dark web, resulting in Clint earning the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award. Clint holds a master’s degree in Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University where he graduated with highest distinction. As a former Navy Reserve Officer, Clint served in many roles, such as a division officer and department head for commands in the information warfare community. 

Clint holds a dozen cybersecurity certifications such as the CISSP, OSCP, GPEN, GCFA, eCPPT, AWS Solutions Architect - Associate and Security+. 

Wednesday, November 16 4:00 PM: Cybersecurity Career Paths (Zoom)

The cybersecurity industry remains a promising area of growth when it comes to career paths in tech and beyond. Discover the different career profiles available to cybersecurity professionals in this virtual event, presented by Eduardo Noboa (Cybersecurity Lab Manager, Montgomery College).   

Eduardo has worked extensively in the Information Technology field for over 15 years, most of which has been in a higher education environment. He earned a master’s degree in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland Global Campus, and a bachelor’s degree in Technical Management with a concentration in Business Information Systems from DeVry University. He currently holds the (ISC) ² CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification.   

Join Zoom Meeting 
https://montgomerycollege.zoom.us/j/95930102405?pwd=d3E3U1dUcDBRbXk3TFYzOWtrMHE5QT09new window 

Meeting ID: 959 3010 2405 
Passcode: 073280

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