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October 6, 2016

The October 6, 2016 Cyber Security Day sessions will be held in the University Rooms located in the Carmichael Student Center on Kennesaw Campus.

Visitor Parking is adjacent to the Student Center. More parking information can be found here.


  • Dr. John Isenhour Keynote:

    Dr. John Isenhour
    Chief Technology Officer
    Kennesaw State University

    The Evolution of Information Security

    Dr. Isenhour has 33 years in Information Systems Development, Computer Security, Identity Management and Privacy, High Performance Computing (HPC), IP Video Surveillance systems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Networking, Computing clusters for high availability in a variety of areas including University (public, private, medical), Library and High Energy Physics.

    Specialties: Large systems development and implementation. High Performance Computing, Network design, distance education, information system security and privacy at institutional level. Fermentation science and biotechnology. Contract management.

  • Patrick Patrick Jenkins
    Director of IT Audits
    Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

    Presentation Title: So ... Someone Stole Your Identity

    Patrick Jenkins has spent over 20 years in the IT, Security, Audit & Compliance industry.  He began his career at Georgia Tech, serving in the multiple areas including the Department of Internal Auditing. After 17 years with the Institute, Patrick continued his career at Equifax where he served as the Director of Global Security Compliance and PCI-ISA for three years.  

    In October 2014, Patrick returned to higher education and is serving as the Director of IT Audit for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

    Patrick holds several auditing and security industry certifications, including CISA and PCIP.  Patrick earned his undergraduate and Master’s Degrees from Kennesaw State University.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Phil Phil Agcaoili
    Chief Information Security Officer, Elavon
    Senior Vice President, U.S. Bancorp

    Phil Agcaoili is a Senior Vice President at U.S. Bancorp and the Chief Information Security Officer at Elavon. He has been an influential leader in the information security industry for 25 years and has established industry-leading security organizations from startups to the Fortune 25. He was previously the CISO at Cox Communications, VeriSign and SecureIT, and led successful global security teams at Dell, Scientific-Atlanta and General Electric. He is a co-founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance and co-authored the Cloud Controls Matrix. Phil is a Ponemon Institute Fellow and is the chairman of the Ponemon Institute Fellows. He has started and sold several startups. Phil is the winner of the inaugural Information Security Executive of the Decade Award, 2014 Evanta Top 25 Global Breakaway Leader Award, 2012 RSA Conference Excellence in Information Security Award, 2010 Information Security Magazine Security 7 Award, and the 2009 ISE of the Year Central Award. 

  • Herb Mattord Herb Mattord
    Entering the Cybersecurity Workforce: Current and future trends

    Herbert Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP completed 26 years of IT industry experience before joining the faculty at Kennesaw State University in 2002. He was the Manager of Corporate Information Technology Security at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, where much of his practical knowledge in information security was acquired. He is currently on the Faculty at Kennesaw State University with the rank of Associate professor where he teaches undergraduate courses in Information Security and graduate courses in Information Systems. He serves as the Assistant Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Associate Director of the KSU Center for Information Security Education . He is the co-author of several books published by Course Technology and an active researcher in information security management topics.

    Official Title: Dr. Herbert Mattord, CISM, CISSP, Assistant Chair, Department of Information Systems, Kennesaw State University

  • Jake Miller is a Security Analyst at Bishop Fox, a security consulting firm providing IT security services to the Fortune 500, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. In this role, he focuses on reverse engineering and external network penetration testing.

    As a consultant at Bishop Fox, Jake has participated in assessments of web applications and web services. For mobile applications, Jake has worked extensively with the Android OS system, assessing Android applications and secure Android OS deployments. Other experience highlights include fuzzing web and native applications at both the network and the OS level. Additionally, he has reverse-engineered and reviewed source code for multiple thick-client Java applications. Fluent in both C and C++, Jake routinely analyzes source code to identify unsafe memory operations and other logic errors. Furthermore, he is proficient in Linux and has audited SELinux configurations.

    Prior to joining Bishop Fox, Jake was a student assistant at Georgia Institute of Technology Research Institute. In this role, he was responsible for numerous activities such as assisting with the development of a large-scale malware analysis system, developing Linux kernel introspection techniques, and performing penetration tests. He also has worked as a Core Engineering Software Developer at Tower Research Capital, in which his concentration was on market communications. 

    Jake holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology with a specialization in computer architecture and graphics.

    Steve Steve Christiaens is a Security Analyst at Bishop Fox, a security consulting firm providing IT security services to the Fortune 500, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. Steve’s primary areas of expertise are application and wireless penetration testing.

    Steve is an active member of the smart home technology research community. His thesis focused on applying and extending the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) to cover smart home hubs. He has presented at ITAC 2015 on the subject of vulnerabilities found in Internet of Things devices and has spoken at Grey H@t at Georgia Tech regarding smart device exploits. While studying for his master’s degree, Steve led the red team at Brigham Young University’s Cyber Security Research Lab. 

    Prior to joining Bishop Fox, Steve served as a QA security intern at MasterControl and a network security analyst at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He also worked in the banking industry for five years in systems administration and fraud detection capacities.

    Steve holds a Master in Technology from Brigham Young University with a focus in Information Assurance and Security. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from BYU with a major in Information Technology and a focus in Security.

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