UT CYBERSECURITY CLUB

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Membership

If you are interested in Cybersecurity and are a major/minor at The University of Tampa, join our club. You’ll get hands on technical experience and get to network with potential employers.

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Event Calendar

Want to attend one of our events? Our Event Calendar provides a full schedule of events for the current semester.

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About Us

Learn more about the UT Cybersecurity Club.

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Contact Us

Want to contact the Cybersecurity Club. Visit our Contact Us page to get in touch with us.

Officers

Meet our Club Leadership Team

Ricky Salgado

President
Ricky is a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science in Cybersecurity. Ricky has a Bachelor of Science in MIS & Cybersecurity from the University of Tampa. He is particularly interested in network security and expects to graduate in May 2019.

Graham Bowling

Vice President
Graham is currently a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity with a minor in Finance. Graham is interested in Network Engineering. He expects to graduate in May 2018.

Ivan Marchany

Vice President
Ivan is a graduate student pursuing a M.S. in Cybersecurity. He currently holds a B.A. in IT from Curry College. He has obtained working experience as a help desk specialist. He expects to graduate in May 2019. His interests include network security, penetration testing, routers, switches, and firewalls.

Mary Schaffer

Treasurer
Mary is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity with a minor in Management Information Systems. Mary currently holds a Bachelors in Accounting. Mary has a lot of experience with computer software. She expects to graduate in May 2018.

Triston Vaira

Director of Technology
Triston is a freshman pursuing a B.S. in Cybersecurity. He has a lot of experience working with VMware and other server infrastructure. He also runs his own home lab and has experience with Metasploit, Wireshark, and Kali Linux. He also participates Cross Country & Track.

Mary Huynh

Director of Events
Mary is a senior pursuing a B.S. in Cybersecurity. She has hands-on Cybersecurity experience working as an intern at (ISC)2 and holds a CompTIA Security+ certification. She is also part of the Army National Guard. She is expected to graduate in May 2018. Mary is a part of Delta Zeta and Delta Sigma Pi.

Keaira Philogene

Student Gov’t Representative
Keaira is a sophomore pursuing a B.S. in Cybersecurity. She has hands-on experience working as a Security Analyst at Abacode Cybersecurity. Keaira is also a part of Delta Sigma Pi.

Dr. Mia Plachkinova

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Plachkinova is interested in cybersecurity, and how human behavior leads to security breaches. Plachkinova also holds a number of professional certifications such as Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Project Management Professional (PMP) and ISO 27001 Internal Auditor.