Moderator: Douglas MenendezInstructor, Webster University, National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense
After retiring in 2019 with nearly 40 years of industry experience, Doug joined the faculty at Webster University as a fulltime instructor in Webster’s National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD).
Doug is a dedicated teaching professional with demonstrated success in on-line, hybrid and in-person classroom techniques using a variety of delivery modalities. Working to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the cybersecurity space and committed to providing a powerful, transformative student experience. Passionately advancing the next generation of cybersecurity, IT audit and risk management professionals.
He is on the Board of Directors of CyberUp, A St. Louis-based nonprofit organization that focuses on cybersecurity apprenticeships and youth education programs. Doug is also on the Executive Committee of GHECC, the Gateway Higher Education Cybersecurity Consortium. He holds an MBA from Saint Louis University, and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
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