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IEEE Region 5 - Central Texas Section

The IEEE Central Texas Consultants Network is an affinity group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) Region 5 Central Texas Section.


The Consultants Network promotes the development of members' careers through professional and social networking, including publicizing members' skills and sharing potential professional opportunities, and supports the IEEE Central Texas Section.

Meetings - General Information

The Consultants Network meets monthly. Except when meeting jointly with other groups, the Consultants Network meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings usually begin with informal networking from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m., followed by presentations from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. by experts in technology, marketing, sales, advertising, financial or legal needs of small businesses and special needs of consultants.

Good Password Hygiene:  Protecting Your Personal  Information

July 2017

Topic: Good Password Hygiene: Protecting Your Personal Information
Abstract: Larry Moore, of Tangoe, will speak about threats to your personal information on the internet, and describe tools and techniques for creating secure passwords.
Speaker: Larry Moore
Speaker's Bio: Larry Moore has thirty years of experience in Information Technology, specializing in Information Security in the last eighteen years.  His projects span diverse areas of Information Security, including architecture, secure software development, penetration testing, server administration, project management, and executive management. He was employed by the State of Texas, working on critical infrastructure protection.  Upon graduation from college Larry worked for NASA.  Following that, he developed applications, device drivers and kernel extensions for various operating systems, such as OS2, Windows, and UNIX.  His work on the AIX security kernel included audit, single sign-on, PKI.  Development of a behavioral-based intrusion detection tool became a precursor to his migration to the information security field.  He recently served as the lead Solution Security Officer for Gemalto’s North American region.  There he ensured the proper delivery of security requirements for the company’s trusted platforms and mobile payment solutions for large an small customers.  He also audited, designed, or modified the security programs for three of the company’s large data centers, enabling customer mobile payment processing.

Larry serves on the board at the Computer Science department at Parker University in Dallas and at the Austin chapter of the International Systems and Security Association.  He is Vice-President and IT Sector Chief for the Austin chapter of Infragard.  He has given numerous presentations and authored several articles on security architecture, threat intelligence, and software development.  Larry has a degree in Computer Science from Florida Institute of Technology.
Date & Time: Wednesday  July 26, 2017, Networking at 6:00 p.m., business and program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: PoK-e-Jo's, 2121 W. Parmer Lane at Lamplight Village, Austin, TX 78727
Map: map
Cost: $5.00 minimum charge for the restaurant. Supper is at optional extra cost.
Reservations: Not required. All interested parties are invited to attend.
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If you are interested in professional career development and cross-training in varied technical fields, please consider joining the Central Texas Consultants Network. And bring a colleague!

Presentation materials, if available, may be obtained after the meeting through the Past Meetings page.

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