Dakota digital discussions
A series of webinars that will respond to the ongoing impacts that digitization, artificial intelligence, and autonomous systems are having on our society.
Welcome to the fall sessions of our Dakota Digital Discussions (DDD) monthly webinar series. The webinars will focus on the implications of the rapid digital transformation of our society.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 12:00PM TO 1:00PM CDT
[ Phone Conference ID: 671 161 497#]
Links will go live on day of discussion
Zahid Anwar, PhD, serves as Associate Professor of Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science and a scholar at the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth at NDSU. He earned an MS and PhD in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he conducted postgraduate research at Concordia University. Previously, Prof. Anwar served on the faculties of the National University of Sciences and Technology in Pakistan, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Fontbonne University.He has also worked as a software engineer at IBM, Intel, Motorola, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, xFlow Research and at CERN on various projects related to information security and data analytics.Prof. Anwar’s research focuses on cybersecurity policy and innovative cyber defense. He is a CompTIA certified penetration tester, security+ professional and an AWS certified cloud solutions architect.
The Dakota Digital Discussions is an offspring of the Dakota Digital Academy (DDA). The DDA was founded to help students and professionals develop and
upskill cyber knowledge and skills.