Diversity Reboot Summit

Cybersecurity in an Increasingly Virtual World with Safi Mojidi

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Cybersecurity in an Increasingly Virtual World with Safi Mojidi

Safi Mojidi has over 13 years of cybersecurity consulting experience specializing in cloud security and has supported clients such as NASA and the Office of the Vice President and is a current doctoral student and cybersecurity researcher. As an experienced Cloud Security Practitioner, he is experienced in defending all cloud deployment models with many cloud service providers. By implementing a holistic and risk-based methodology to cybersecurity, Safi takes a hands-on implementation of sound information security practices through thought and servant-leadership diversity. During this special talk, we hear from Safi about his current projects including his work on TransTech Social's community advisory board and what's next in cybersecurity in an increasingly virtual world. PowerToFly's Marcela Bomfim will moderate.

Meet The Speaker

Safi Mojidi (He/Him)
Safi Mojidi (He/Him)
đź“šCybersecurity Practitioner & Doctoral Student
By day, I am a security blanket for CISO’s and stakeholders. A linguist who translates pragmatic technical security requirements to product and application teams. As an experienced Cloud Security Practitioner, I have over 13 years of experience defending all cloud deployment models with many cloud service providers. By implementing a holistic and risk-based methodology to cybersecurity, I take a hands-on implementing sound information security practices through thought and servant-leadership diversity. By night, I am a doctoral student and cybersecurity researcher, passionate about exploring privacy preserving techniques and technology for mobile technologies focused on technology underserved populations. The primary focus of my research aims to add to the cybersecurity body of knowledge by informing technologists, policy managers and society of the needs of underserved populations as it relates to privacy while using smartphones. The inclusion of this research in the future of smartphone technology will improve the development of unbiased and equitable access to privacy preserving technology and techniques for all.