Upcoming Events

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September: Annual SIM Golf Tournament

When:  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 1 pm shot gun start

Where:  Avery Ranch Golf Club, 10500 Avery Club Drive, Austin, TX 78717

What:  Join us for the annual SIM golf tournament to benefit the UT Austin Academy for All (formerly Code Longhorn).  The Academy for All is focused on tackling diversity, equity, and inclusion barriers in STEM for students from historically underrepresented populations.  The program is a one-week summer academy UT Computer Science offers for rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors designed to intrigue students with the potential of computing and the excitement of problem solving through unique hands-on experiences in learning computer science.

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October:  Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Lior Yotam
When:  October 18, 2022, 5:00 - 6:30 pm


Where:  Chez Zee, 5406 Balcones Dr, Austin, TX 78731

Speaker:  Lior Satori Yotam, C|CISO, Senior Information Security Consultant and Project Manager, HolistiCyber
Lior has over 20 years of experience in information security, acquired at a variety of large organizations which span a number of key areas:  Information security management (CISO), information security auditing, senior management table tops and training, project management, cyber and information security training, social engineering, access control, and PKI.
                          
Topic:  It only takes ONE!  It is becoming more important than ever to focus on improving the security awareness of all employees.  Remember, it only takes one employee as an unaware agent of a threat actor to succeed once and expose your organization.  Lior will present actual case studies that will highlight some of the tactics used to succeed in attacking both countries and companies and provide practical recommendations on what you can be doing within your company.  He will also share some of the methods he uses himself while carrying out social engineering drills to simulate how these operations look from the attacker's perspective.

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November:  Recruit & Retain More Women in IT

When:  TBD 

Where:  TBD

Speaker:  Sallie Wright, Executive Counselor, Info-Tech Research Group (former CIO, Fulton County Government and Interim Associate Vice President and CIO at Georgia State University)

Topic:  Join us to hear the Info-Tech research on recruiting and retaining more women in IT.  Learn how gender diversity is directly correlated to IT performance.
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December:  IT Executive of the Year Awards Presentation and Holiday Celebration

When:  TBD

Where:  TBD

What: Presentation of the annual IT Executive of the Year Awards by Austin SIM and Innotech.