How NOT to be the next Equifax – DevOps & Cloud Secrets Revealed 🗓

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Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society – San Diego Chapter
Co-Sponsored by IEEE Big Data Science & Engineering SIG, Computational Intelligence Society, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and Women in Engineering

Meeting Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM Networking; 7:00 PM Presentation
Speaker: Aaron Contorer, Founder and CEO of international engineering firm FP Complete
Location: San Diego
Cost: Free for IEEE and Qualcomm; $5 cash only for all others for refreshments.
RSVP: requested, through website
Event Details: IEEE vTools

Summary: We will take you through the entire journey on how blunders like Equifax occur, and more importantly, what could have been done differently to avoid this type of business crippling mistake. You will learn what actually goes wrong behind the scenes, and how it can happen to any business not paying attention to cyber-security. We will provide you with tried and proven examples of what technologies to use, architectures to use, and processes and procedures to put in place. This discussion will have something for everyone. Whether you are a C-level executive, software engineer, or simply have an interest in cybersecurity, this talk is for you.

Bio: Aaron Contorer is the founder and CEO of international engineering firm FP Complete, which specializes in DevOps, functional programming, and data analysis software. He is a former executive of Microsoft, where he served as program manager for distributed systems and general manager of Visual C++, used daily by three million professional software developers worldwide. He architected MSN’s move to Internet-based server software, served as the full-time technology adviser to the CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates, and founded and ran the company’s Productivity Tools Team for complex software engineering projects. Later, Aaron served as CTO at Mentico, Hynomics, and secure election systems company Everyone Counts.

Aaron has 18 patents in computer security and distributed systems, and now at FP Complete spends his time helping technology companies to adopt more advanced software technology. When not at work, Aaron runs the charitable Contorer Foundation which supports the development of new philanthropists and more effective nonprofit organizations