Continuing Education Courses

Attend designated TechNet Asia-Pacific sessions to help sustain your DoD 8570.01-M mandated certifications. We are providing and documenting our courses and event content that meet continuing education requirements.

An attendee may receive documentation for CompTIA CEUs and/or GIAC CMUs by attending and getting their event badge scanned at the close of each qualified session.  Event attendance may also satisfy other continuing education requirements. Please contact the appropriate oversight organization for determination. Some applicable organizations might include: ASIS, ISACA, (ISC)2, Project Management Institute (PMI), and National Contract Management Association (NCMA).

 


Tuesday, December 3

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Topic: Cloud Security in Today's DoD Enviroment

1 CEU: CompTIA A+, Network+ and Cloud+; and 1 GIAC CMU

PRESENTATION

Presenter:

Mr. Bill Musson

Security Expert and Instructor

Applied Computer Training & Technology, Inc. (ACTT)

Synopsis:

Mr. Musson will present on today's cloud architectures, DoD cloud security issues and possible solutions.


Tuesday, December 3

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Topic: Application Security

1 CEU: CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+; and 1 GIAC CMU

Presenter:

Ms. Terumi Laskowsky

Instructor and Consultant

Hawaii CTS

Synopsis:

This presentation will focus on understanding the threats and vulnerabilities to Internet applications specifically what are they and how they differ from our traditional network threats and vulnerabilities.  Also discussed will be industry best practices and "doing it at the code level" - reducing threats that is.  There will also be demonstrations on how all this works including stopping threats before they reach application level.


Wednesday, December 4

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Topic: Defense Against Vulnerabilities In Public Data

1 CEU: CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+ and CASP; and 1 GIAC CMU

Presenter:

Mr. Donovan Williams

Ph.D. Candidate at Cappela University (He is conducting cyber research on behavior analysis outside the firewall)

Vice President - Pacific Operations

CommIT Enterprises, Inc.

Synopsis:

TBD


Wednesday, December 4

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Topic: Unix Security: How To Make A Router and Firewall Out Of Any Unix Computer

1 CEU: CompTIA A+ and Network+; and 1 GIAC CMU

PRESENTATION

Presenter:

Dr. Milica Barjaktarovic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Hawaii Pacific University

Synopsis:

Did you know that every Unix computer can be quickly turned into a router, and even a powerful firewall. In this talk we will describe the steps necessary to accomplish this. Your Unix machine can simply forward, or mangle packets, or be a NAT, SNAT, DNAT, by using iptables command.


Thursday, December 5

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Topic: Low Tech Solutions For A High Tech World

1 CEU: CompTIA Storage+; and 1 GIAC CMU

Presenter:

Dr. Mary L Smith, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Hawaii Pacific University

Synopsis:

Identity Theft is now a way of life. Studies indicate that 1 in 25 American's had their identities stolen last year. This session presents simple, common sense actions that even the most "technologically challenged" people can use to significantly reduce their exposure.