ATOM Cybersecurity Strategy ChallengeChallenge Finals

“Ransomware Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector in a Pandemic.”

ATOM Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge Final Event
Friday, November 19, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Challenge Agenda

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Dean’s Opening Remarks
  • Keynote Presentation
  • Challenge Overview
  • Challenge Presentations
  • Networking Break
  • Challenge Presentations
  • Sponsors Remarks
  • Award Presentations & Closing Remarks

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Finalist Teams

Team A

Aquiles Bandres
Brian Levy Hara
Katherine Rizcala
Francesca Rosario

Team B

Steve Pinski
David Tamayo
Michael Lees
Connor McCormick

Team C

Sandy Ritvin
Sidhant Sharma
Darsh Sheth
Venikanta Manikonda

Team D

Diego Fajardo
Ricardo Nolasco Da Nobrega
Matthew Preetham
Srivardhan Ranga

Team E

Kinnari Patel
Aishwarya Charmarthi
Balan Venkatachalam
Rajiv Persaud

Keynote Speaker

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Hernán Londoño, Ph.D.
Senior Higher Education Strategist
Dell Technologies

Dr. Hernan Londono is a Senior Higher Education Strategist with Dell Technologies and brings over 23 years of technology and leadership skills as the former Associate Vice-President for Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Barry University. During his tenure with Barry University, Dr. Londono was responsible for both strategy and execution of all Information Technology and Information Security initiatives. During the past decade Dr. Londono has been in the advisory board of cyber security companies such as Cyphort, Vectra and SANS-Securing the Human.

Dr. Londono received Barry’s Visionary Award of Excellence 2014, and the South Florida Digital Alliance’s - Digital Advancement and Excellence Award for Education in 2016 . He earned both a BS in Computer Science, and MS in Information Technology from the Barry University and a PhD in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University.

Expert Judging Panel

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Robert Fortunato
Assistant Vice President,
Infrastructure & Cloud Services, Assurant Inc

Robert Fortunato is a senior Fortune 500 technologist, organizational leader and researching computer scientist with over 20 years of enterprise technology experience. Mr. Fortunato has managed multiple teams and engineered solutions across the full stack of infrastructure, cloud, and application development technologies. His focus is the secure delivery of business-driven technology services for millions of global users.

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Matthew Green
Director of Cyber Security Services
DigitalEra Group, LLC

Matthew Green leads the Cyber Engineering Team in the execution of end-to-end cybersecurity solutions with organizations to plan, build and run successful cybersecurity programs. He draws on over 20 years in the IT space, including 15 years devoted to Cybersecurity. Mr. Green’s experience in designing, implementing, and managing risk frameworks, system security plans, and vulnerability management programs are instrumental to protecting the organizations he serves. As a Cybersecurity Engineer for leading security vendors and the lead Information Security Engineer on multiple federal contracts supporting 11 major information systems at NASA, Mr. Green has earned the reputation as a trusted expert and advisor on the emerging cyber threat landscape.

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Hernán Londoño, Ph.D.
Senior Higher Education Strategist
Dell Technologies

Dr. Hernán Londoño is a Senior Higher Education Strategist with Dell Technologies and brings over 23 years of technology and leadership skills as the former Associate Vice-President for Information Technology and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Barry University. During his tenure with Barry University Dr. Londono was responsible for both strategy and execution of all Information Technology and Information Security initiatives. During the past decade Dr. Londono has been in the advisory board of cyber security companies such as Cyphort, Vectra and SANS-Securing the Human. Dr. Londono received Barry’s Visionary Award of Excellence 2014, and the South Florida Digital Alliance’s - Digital Advancement and Excellence Award for Education in 2016. Dr. Londono earned both a BS in Computer Science, and MS in Information Technology from the Barry University and a PhD in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University.

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Helvetiella Longoria
Chief Information Security Officer
Florida International University

Ms. Longoria is the Chief Information Security Officer at Florida International University. She has over twenty years of experience in information and network security. During her tenure, she has played a critical role in the development and enhancement of FIU’s network, rolled out Two-Factor Authentication to over 80,000 users, deployed a new cyber security awareness training program and a vulnerability management program. In 2014, Ms. Longoria received the prestigious Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Award in the Education Category by the Center for Digital Government. Currently, she is on the Organizing Committee for the annual National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Conference and Expo, led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Fernando Pujol
Information Technology Resident
Assurant, Inc.

Fernando Pujol is an Information Technology Resident at Assurant Inc, where he builds automation solutions for the Infrastructure and Cloud Services department. Prior to joining Assurant, he worked in several independent software projects with high impact and reach for the Venezuelan community. Mr. Pujol graduated magna cum laude from Florida International University in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and went on to earn his Master's degree in Computer Science in 2020. He is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and has been living in Miami, Florida for the past 8 years.

ATOM Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge Final Event
Friday, November 19, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
REGISTER TO ATTEND


November 19, 2021 from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

REGISTER TO ATTEND


  • Florida International University
    Department of Information Systems & Business Analytics
    11200 SW 8th Street, RB 250
    Miami, FL 33199
    Office: 305.348.2830
    Email: atom@fiu.edu


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