Advancing the Information Security Profession
Speaker Information
David Cardwell - Optiv
David Cardwell is a Client Solutions Advisor with Optiv Security and specializes in aligning information security solutions to an organizations’ current and future goals.

Cardwell has fifteen years of experience in information security ranging from client technical support, professional services consulting, and security architecture design. Combining his consulting background and participation in several subject matter expert groups, Cardwell has a depth of experience across multiple environments and solutions deployed for all verticals. Cardwell’s no BS approach and commitment to doing the right thing, manifests as unbiased opinions and a desire to solve problems with you.

Prior to joining Optiv in 2005, David worked as a network engineer for a school district in Missouri. Here he focused on installing, configuring, and supporting the network infrastructure as well as administering endpoint security tools. Cardwell earned an Associates of Applied Science in Computer Networking from Linn State Technical College, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Central Missouri State University.

He has held numerous industry certifications including CISSP, CCNP, CCDA, and regularly presents for various groups such as RSA SecureWorld, OzSec, ISC2, and ISSA.  
Identifying Security Threats using Behavioral Analysis
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Black and Veatch Auditorium
WEDNESDAY, February 4, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Ave., OP, KS


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Denny's Restaurant 1600 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City,

If you do not immediately see us then tell the Denny's staff that you are here for the Kansas City Video Game Developers Meetup group.

Open to anyone in the area who is interested in developing video games. In order to have a little structure, we'll try to do a couple things each week:

Introduce new members. What have you worked on, game related or not? What do you want to work on next?

Discuss this week's conversation starter. Some article, video or game that we can dig into a little.

Members can present any games they're working on, for feedback or just to brag.

Of course, it's all very informal. The main goal is interesting conversation(s) about our passion.

Looking forward to it!

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00:00 PM Centriq Training 1740 W 92 St, Kansas City, MO

You asked for this topic, so we're bringing it to you in March! Joe Duffy of NextPage will present on the topic of Large Format Printing. How do you create a vehicle wrap design? What about that funky trade show booth your client wants? Joe will talk about all things BIG: how to create files your output house will love, how to avoid putting that vehicle's sliding door in the exact wrong place within your logo, how to think creatively about large-format work and what to expect when you take on this type of work.

Everything's more fun when you get to see it in GIANT SIZE. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. Come and be prepared to learn something new!

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6:30:00 PM Westport Coffee House 4010 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do
Casual discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to succeed in life, work and relationships while advocating for yourself and empowering the women around you.

• What to bring
An open mind and willingness to share your experience, ask questions and potentially be vulnerable. If you have additional topics you'd like to discuss, please don't hesitate to reach out or bring them up in the course of conversation.

• Important to know
These conversations aren't about subscribing to a certain set of answers, but instead they're about having honest, organic discussions that help us do and be better every day.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Dragonfly Tea Zone 215 NE Englewood Rd , Kansas City , MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6:00:00 PM Westport Coffee House 4010 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO

Join us for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club! We will be reading Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug. A number of you have expressed interest in design/UI/UX topics and specifically this book. Don't Make Me Think is definitely a classic in that area.

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Feel free to still come if you haven't read the book or just read parts of it or read it years ago and can't remember anything about it. It will be a very laid-back discussion format.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 12:00:00 PM , ,

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According to Cybersecurity Ventures, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021. But what does a career in cybersecurity actually look like? What roles and positions are even available to learners looking to land a job in the cyberspace?

Join us online to hear from Bret Fund, founder & CEO of our sister school SecureSet, to learn about different types of cybersecurity jobs and what they look like day-to-day. From analyst to engineer, we'll dive deep into many of the opportunities available.

Don't forget: Bring your questions for when we open up the discussion to Q&A in a dedicated session towards the end of the webinar.

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