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Tech & Toast – Cyber Security Chat with Randy Marchany

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Join RBTC in welcoming Randy Marchany to the Tech and Toast stage.  Randy Marchany has been involved in the computer industry since 1972. He is currently the Virginia Tech Information Technology Security Officer and the Director of the Virginia Tech IT Security Lab. Randy is one of the founding members of the US Cyber Challenge (USCC), whose mission is to significantly reduce the shortage in the cyber workforce by serving as the premier program to identify, attract, recruit and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. Hear about emerging trends in the cyber world, plus tactics on embracing those trends effectively and efficiently in your organization.

About the Speaker:

Did you know? Randy’s resume is full of incredible professional accomplishments:

  • Randy served as a member of the Center for Internet Security (CIS) development team that produced and tested the original CIS Unix and Windows 2000/XP security benchmarks and scoring tools. He is a member of the CIS working group that created version 8 of the CIS Security Controls.
  • Marchany was a member of the White House Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security working group that developed a Consensus Roadmap for responding to the DDOS attacks of 2000. He has written or co-authored over 40 papers and articles on cybersecurity.
  • Randy is a former member of the REN-ISAC (Research, Education, Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center) board. He was a member of the EDUCAUSE security task force focusing on risk assessment and security metrics and a member of its Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC).
  • He is an executive committee member of the Virginia Cyber Range. Randy is one of the founders of the Virginia Alliance for Secure Computing and Networking, a consortium of security practitioners and researchers from the major universities in Virginia.


June 15
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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