UD Cybersecurity Club
The purpose of the UD Cybersecurity Club is to:
- To promote the education of and help expand the knowledge and skills of its members
- To encourage a free exchange of best practices and current research in cybersecurity.
Qualifications for Membership
- Membership shall be limited to those of high scholarship, with a demonstrated interest
in management, and of good moral character.
- No individual shall be denied membership in the UD Cybersecurity Club because of race,
religion, national origin, or sex.
Classes of Membership
Candidates for undergraduate degrees at UD may be elected to membership if they have
attained a GPA of at least 3.0 (in a system where A is 4.0) or its equivalent on all
work taken at UD.
Candidates for graduate degrees at UD may be elected to membership if they have attained
a GPA of at least 3.0, or its equivalent.
A Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Professional
Naomi Buckwalter, CISSP, CISM
Director of Cybersecurity, Gatebreakers
Sep 22, 2022, 06:00 PM Central Time
Naomi Buckwalter, is the executive director of the Cybersecurity Gatebreakers Foundation,
an international non-profit whose mission is to dispel the skill gap illusion and
lower the need for entry-level cybersecurity positions. We are privileged to have
Naomi kick off the Fall Speaker Series on the topic, “A Day In The Life of a Cybersecurity
Naomi's commitment to aiding others has won her a worldwide reputation as a cybersecurity
career advisor and mentor, particularly for women. Naomi has had several positions,
including Software Engineering, Security Architecture, and Security Executive Leadership,
over her more than twenty years of expertise in IT and Security. She earned two Master's
degrees from Villanova University and a bachelor's degree in engineering from Stevens
Institute of Technology.
How to Begin Your Career in Cybersecurity
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:30 PM CDT (Networking event begins at 6:00 PM)
Are you looking for ways to break into a career in cybersecurity? Come listen to the
Information Security Officer and Director of Cybersecurity Education at ThreatGen,
Dr. Gerald Auger on “How to Begin Your Career in Cybersecurity”. Dr. Auger is the
creator of Simply Cyber, an information security Youtube channel with a wealth of
knowledge and advice on how to accelerate your career in cybersecurity. Join us on
Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 6:30 PM CST. Networking event will begin at 6 PM. You
don’t want to miss this!
Gerald Auger, PhD, is an experienced cybersecurity professional, academic, and author with a passion
for his craft with 17+ years of industry experience. Dr. Auger is the creator of Simply
Cyber, a information security YouTube channel with a 36.8K subscriber base and over
a million views. He hosts a Daily Cyber Threat Briefing Podcast. He has built information
security programs from the ground up and loves helping businesses protect their assets.
Dr. Auger earned a PhD in cyber operations and a second masters in computer science
at Dakota State University and a masters in information assurance at Bridgewater State
University. Currently, he teaches in the Department of Cyber Sciences at the Citadel
Questions? Contact our Faculty Advisor
Dr. Renita Murimi
Associate Professor of Cybersecurity