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Davenport University

Davenport University

Founded in 1866, Davenport is a private, non-profit university with campuses across Michigan and online serving nearly 9,000 students. Davenport provides high academic quality, small class sizes, conveniently located campuses, faculty with real-world experience and more than 50 dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs addressing in-demand careers.

Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company maintaining trust in the digital age by helping tens of thousands of organizations worldwide prevent cyber breaches.


TEKsystems is the nation’s leading IT staffing and services company. We have been ranked #1 by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) since 2000, and earned our industry leading position by putting our consultants first. TEKsystems provides a range of IT servicesIT staffing solutions and IT talent management expertise. Our value proposition is cemented in our real-word insight into what works in IT and our unmatched network of the highest-caliber IT experts. In a single year, we deploy over 80,000 IT consultants to support critical IT engagements at 6,000 client sites, including 82 percent of the Fortune 500. With more than 100 offices, 5,000 employees throughout North America, Europe and Asia, and relationships with 81 percent of the IT workforce, we speak with over 100,000 IT professionals and meet with more than 10,000 face-to-face every week. This reach grants us advanced insight into the IT labor market, and superior speed and selectivity when recruiting IT consultants to manage and support IT initiatives.  TEKsystems Information Security Services practice is loosely divided into three primary service lines: Governance, Risk and Compliance, Threat and Vulnerability Management, and Identity and Access Management. Our strategic advisory team works with clients to diagnose specific needs and engage the right subject matter experts and practice architects to tailor solutions that meet those needs.

Cyber Defense Training Systems, LLC


Securing and building networks as well as forensically analyzing computer systems have become increasingly necessary and in-demand skills in the IT field. Cyber Defense Training Systems LLC provides the necessary skills-based courses for this industry in a week-long bootcamp format.

The Cyber Security Forum Initiative – Cyber Warfare Division (CSFI-CWD)


The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Omaha, NE and in Washington DC with a mission “to provide Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners.” CSFI was born out of the collaboration of dozens of experts, and today CSFI is comprised of a large community of nearly 25,000 Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare professionals from the government, military, private sector, and academia. Our amazing members are the core of all of our activities, and it is for them that we are pushing forward our mission.


Our team is comprised of security consultants and certified Digital Forensic Analysis experts who are able to provide technical reports, opinions or reports to assist the Justice or the client in matters related to virtual crimes.