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About Paul Herrmann

Junior, MS Information Security Assurance, BS Cyber Forensics and Information Security

Careers with Cyber Forensics: Military, Law Enforcement, Corporate, and Executive – April 22

Careers with Cyber Forensics: Military, Law Enforcement, Corporate and Executive

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Wheatley Center Critique Space

3:45 pm – Registration
4:00 pm – Pizza will arrive
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm –  Security Presentation
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm –  Question and Answer period

Top Secret Colonials are sponsoring this event!  If you register at the registration table, you will be able to receive SET credit for attending.

Several distinguished speakers will present, including:

  • Christopher J. Mellen 
    Director of the Information Risk Management branch within the Office of the Chief Information Officer for the Executive Office of the President (EOP) of the United States
    His directorate consists of the Records Management Branch, Cyber Integrity (eDiscovery) branch, Information Assurance and Security Operations
  • David Coughanour
    VP, Director PNC-CERT

    Teams responsible for Network Security Monitoring, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Technical Insider Threat Mitigation, and Digital Forensics
  • Edward R. Villarreal
    Incident Response, Mobile Security, and Insider Threat Team Lead for ManTech International onsite at a Large Federal Law Enforcement Agency

    His team provides computer forensic and incident response support to State-sponsored attacks against the Agency’s networks, eDiscovery collections to the Insider Threat Section, and Mobile Security technical expertise to the IT Branch deploying over 30,000 mobile devices.

CSC Searching for Master/MBA Graduates!

Computer Sciences Corporation(CSC) is looking to fill the following positions:

  • Applications Architect
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Applications Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Searching for Master’s students with the following undergraduate degrees:  MIS, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Software Engineering.  Must have a Master’s degree/MBA or to be completed in May 2015.

Candidates will be supporting areas of Big Data Analytics, Cyber Security, and Cloud.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Military experience a plus
  • Sharepoint experience
  • Ability to work and interact with clients
  • experience working with relevant engineering principles and practices

Requires Zero or more years of experience in application or engineering technology development!

Must be able to obtain security clearance, must have US Citizenship, and must be able to move to Falls Church, VA.

 Candidates must have an interest in the following areas:

· SQL, Oracle, Java, C++, Hadoop, Hive, Amazon, Cloud development, Solid OO, Blackened, and SharePoint.
· HTML / JavaScript and scripting languages such as Python and Perl

If interested Please contact Amanda Wolf at with a resume.

IT Intern Positions for Spring 2015 at Michael Baker Corporation

There are open positions as an IT Intern available at Michael Baker Corporation located in Moon Township.  This Spring 2015 Internship pays $15/hour.

Some of the responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Assist technical professionals in discipline
  • Perform simple to moderate calculations
  • Perform routine analysis
  • Prepare basic reports
  • Write, edit, or create basic documents and communications
  • Assist with data collection, input verification, and manipulation

There is no work experience necessary for this position.

You must have a minimum of a 2.5 overall GPA and one year of coursework completed.

Interested in this Position? Contact Mike Smetana at one of the following:

412-375-3046 (phone)


Antivirus Discussion Webcast

On Friday December 5th at 2pm two security experts will be broadcasting a webcast with the topic of “Gaining Defense-In-Depth on the Endpoint -Is Antivirus Enough?


Brian Hazzard– Vice President of Product Management at Bit9 + Carbon Black

Dr. Engin Kirda of Lastline

Discussion Points:

  • How real is the threat of advanced attacks on your endpoints?
  • How can a layered defense-in-depth strategy help address the problem?
  • What kinds of technologies should be used? When?
  • Where does antivirus fit in the endpoint security landscape?

You will also be able to question the security experts throughout the webcast.

If you are interested in participating in this free online event, register by clicking on the following link below.

Open Position: Network Operations Center Technician

PC Network Services is looking to fill a full time position for a Network Operations Center Technician at their Pittsburgh location.

Responsibilities include:

  •  Provide server, network, and desktop support to clients
  • Resolve complex technical issues
  • Manage and resolve customer issues and determine solutions
  • Utilize an escalation system for level based solutions

Qualifications include:

  • CompTIA, Microsoft and other certifications are a plus
  • Flexible schedule (NOC employees are staffed from 6am-7pm)
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in LAN/WAN Integration
  • Knowledge of IP, DNS, AD, firewall, storage, and Microsoft Server & Office technologies

PC Network Services offers a benefits program that includes health, dental, vision, education, 401k, corporate sponsored 529, and other benefits.

This position is geared towards students with the following majors:

Communication, Communications and Information Systems (MS), Competitive Intelligence Systems (BS, MS), Computer Information Systems (Certificate, BS), Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Information Sciences, Information Security and Assurance (MS), Information Systems Management (BS, MS), Internet Information Systems (MS), IT Project Management (MS)

Interested? Apply at