CybHER Conversations – February 2021

 

February 3, 2021: Agnese Morici, Cyber Enthusiast
February 10, 2021: Lisa McKee, Privacy Engineer, Protiviti
February 17, 2021:

Carrie Roberts, Mechanical Engineer turned Developer turned Pentester turned Red Teamer turned Blue Teamer

February 24, 2021:

Arica Kulm, Lead Forensics Analyst at DSU DigForCE

Agnese Morici

Agnese Morici

Cyber Enthusiast

Agnese Morici works for different national cybersecurity centers/labs where she contributes to developing projects that have an impact on national security by increasing public-private partnerships, promoting a global culture of cybersecurity, and increasing cybersecurity awareness.  She is working also as a consultant for the public affairs security field where she handles different projects for national and international stakeholders. She has been active for years in promoting the  Women Peace and Security Agenda (UN) with some activities carried out at the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. During her academic and professional career, she has been always involved in gender security activities through mentoring and educational programs in order to close the gender gap in the security and defense field. Furthermore, she is an executive member of the CyberEquality project whose aim is to close the cyber gender gap at a national level.  

Prior to this, she had the chance to work for NATO and the ICT industry.  

Finally the most important thing: Agnese is an associate of Women For Security, Women4Cyber,  Women In International Security, and other international associations: she really loves to be engaged with powerful cyber ladies!

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Lisa McKee

Lisa McKee

Privacy engineer, Protiviti

Lisa McKee, CISA, CDPSE, PCIP, is a Sr. Manager of Security and Privacy solutions at Protiviti. She has nearly 20 years of IT industry experience in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Privacy, US and International Data Privacy Laws, Vendor Management, Software Development, IT Audit, Compliance, PCI, Risk, and Governance. Lisa assists companies in conducting security assessments, implementing privacy and security programs, and managing PCI compliance. She is a highly regarded consultant in the Midwest IT industry and a regularly featured speaker at IAPP, ISACA, IIA, ISC2, NEbraskaCERT. She speaks at conferences locally, nationally, and globally including the IAPP, ISACA, and RSA. Lisa is also a member of the Accredited Standards Committee X9 providing input on industry standards and a member of the IAPP National Privacy Engineering Advisory Board and passionate about privacy and security.

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Carrie Roberts

Carrie Roberts

Carrie Roberts was happily developing web applications in 2010 when she learned that her code could be easily hacked into. This opened her eyes to the world of Information Security where she learned that she could be paid to legally hack into corporate organizations as a pentester. She set her sights on becoming a pentester and completed a Master’s Degree in Information Security for the SANS Technology institute in 2015. After several years as a pentester, she shifted gears and joined the “Blue Team” where she focuses on defending against hackers. She also loves to give back to the community through teaching, blog posts, and conference presentations.

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Dr. Arica Kulm

Dr. Arica Kulm

Lead Forensic Analyst, DSU DigForCE Lab

Dr. Arica Kulm is the Lead Digital Forensic Analyst in the DigForCE Lab at Dakota State University.  DigForCE provides forensic expertise, conducts open-source intelligence investigations and training for law enforcement agencies in the state of South Dakota.  Arica received her Ph.D. in Cyber Defense from Dakota State University in December of 2020, has a master’s degree in Cyber Defense from Dakota State University, a bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University, and holds several industry certifications.  In her spare time, you can find her on the bike path or spending time with her 4 college-age kids.

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