Agenda

Experiential Learning: How Student Security Analysts Improve Campus Security & Enrich Their Careers

Track: Technical and Reporting

Session Number: 9981
Date: Tue, Feb 28th, 2023
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Description:

Many university information security teams are missing out on the most precious resource in cyber security: energetic and engaged talent. Come see how Brigham Young University's "Experiential Learning" model for student experience changed how its Security Operations Center trains, employs and relies on its student security analysts, and how their career prospects have soared as as result. Learn organizational strategies, ideas for no-cost student employee retention aids, mentoring opportunities and more to help YOUR university capitalize on your prospective student security personnel, and accelerate their learning experience.
Sub-Categorization: Other
Session Type: Presentation

Session Length: Regular Length (60 min)
Cross Listed Areas: trk-1605, trk-1599, trk-1592, trk-1593
ERP Systems: Non-ERP Related
Platform Type: N/A
Target Audience: All
Knowledge level: Basic
Tell us about you!: Adam Baker is a former US Army Green Beret and current Director of Security Operations for Brigham Young University (Provo campus), BYU-Idaho and BYU-Hawaii. The BYU SOC includes a team of full-time and student security analysts, security engineers, and risk managers. He has presented and participated in panel discussions at a variety of national and international industry venues, including SANS and US Army Training & Doctrine (TRADOC) conferences. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College, a Masters of Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technology Institute, and the CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GSEC, GICSP, GCCC, GCPM, and GPYC certifications.
Sub-Categorization: Other
Session Type: Presentation

Session Length: Regular Length (60 min)
Cross Listed Areas: trk-1605, trk-1599, trk-1592, trk-1593
ERP Systems: Non-ERP Related
Platform Type: N/A
Target Audience: All
Knowledge level: Basic
Tell us about you!: Adam Baker is a former US Army Green Beret and current Director of Security Operations for Brigham Young University (Provo campus), BYU-Idaho and BYU-Hawaii. The BYU SOC includes a team of full-time and student security analysts, security engineers, and risk managers. He has presented and participated in panel discussions at a variety of national and international industry venues, including SANS and US Army Training & Doctrine (TRADOC) conferences. Adam holds a Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College, a Masters of Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technology Institute, and the CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GSEC, GICSP, GCCC, GCPM, and GPYC certifications.

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Adam Baker
Security Operations Director
Brigham Young University