Educating a Cybersecurity Professional - The K12 Engineering Education Podcast

In this age of growing internet technology and connected computers, cybersecurity engineers and computer scientists will be more critical. Software engineer Sam Houston joins the podcast to talk about how she got into the security field, led by interests in computers and a desire to protect those in need. Sam is also a former student of Rachel, and we talk about key memories in her K-12 and college education – shoutouts to Miss Avery and Dr. Burris. Related to this episode: • Target hack in 2013: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/target-settles-2013-hacked-customer-data-breach-18-5-million-n764031 • Sam Houston State University: https://www.shsu.edu/ • Sam Houston digital forensics PhD: http://catalog.shsu.edu/graduate/college-departments/science-and-engineering-technology/computer-science/digital-and-cyber-forensic-science-phd/ • FBI Field Office in Houston: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/houston • Virus threat that deletes itself: https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-finds-new-trojan-malware-that-deletes-itself/ • Physics of a trebuchet: http://www.stormthecastle.com/trebuchet/trebuchet-physics.htm • Building a trebuchet lesson plan: https://tryengineering.org/teacher/trebuchet-toss/ • Stamps saying “You shall not pass” from Gandalf, and similar products: http://www.geekystamps.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html • Ada language: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ada_(programming_language) • Intuit internships: https://careers.intuit.com/job-category/21/university • Raytheon internships: https://jobs.raytheon.com/college-jobs • Grace Hopper Conference: https://ghc.anitab.org/ • Peopleware investigations from IBM: https://www.amazon.com/Peopleware-Productive-Projects-Teams-3rd/dp/0321934113 • Grace Hopper: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hopper Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs, or send one-time contributions by buying us coffee: https://ko-fi.com/pioslabs. Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.
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