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About David Seidl
During his 20+ year IT career, he has served in a variety of technical and information security roles including serving at the Senior Director for Campus Technology Services at the University of Notre Dame where he oversaw cloud operations, ERP, databases, identity management, and a broad range of other technologies and service. He also serviced as Notre Dame's Director of Information Security and led Notre Dame's information security program. He previously taught a popular course on networking and security for Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, and has written books on security certification and cyberwarfare.
David holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Technology and a masters degree in Information Security from Eastern Michigan University, as well as CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, CSA+ , and Pentest+ certifications.
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