Finding and Using Information
Dr. Sue Vazakas
Abstract: Information and writing are both important pieces of being an information security professional. The good news is that the more you write, the better you will become. In this seminar you will learn how to find, organize, and write about topics plus tips for getting started on your Capstone project.
Dr. Sue Vazakas is the librarian for Engineering and lots of other things on the Homewood campus. She works with many classes at all levels, teaching students how to find good information, and how to organize and write about it.
“Remember the Reader”:Audience-Friendly Technical Writing.
This seminar will offerattendees approaches to communicating technical information in writing withoutsacrificing reader understanding and interest. Our interactive discussionwill focus on structures from the paper to sentence level that help makecontent clear, meaningful, and memorable for our audience. To do this, we willanalyze a number of examples by asking and answering the question: “what doreaders expect?”
Speaker: Andy Ross is a Lecturer in the Center for Leadership Educationin the JHU Whiting School of Engineering where he teaches interdisciplinarywriting and communication courses. He earned his doctorate from the Universityof Nevada, Reno, where his research focused upon the literary and rhetoricalcultures of science, particularly the natural history tradition. Among other venues,his scholarship has been published in Science Communication.
"From Baltimore to Wall Street - TheZeroFox Story"
ZeroFoxis a scrappy "startup" headquartered in Baltimore City, Maryland.ZeroFox has worked long and hard from its early days (2013) to present to buildthe industry's leading external cybersecurity offering. This has spannedbootstrapped funding through to ringing the bell on NASDAQ, the building of aninternational company with hundreds of employees, thousands of customers,hundreds of millions in revenue and much more! In this presentation, MikePrice, Chief Technology Officer, ZeroFox will give insight into the"magic" that turned this cybersecurity entrepreneur's"dream" into reality!