AAAYA (New York City) - Career Session: Cybersecurity Careers

AAAYA (New York City) - Career Session: Cybersecurity Careers
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:00am - 10:00am


New York Chapter
Yale Career Fireside Chats - Cybersecurity Careers

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Time: Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 9 am to 10 am EST
Webinar: interactive streaming video 

This event is the fourth in a new series of Fireside Chats covering career-related issues. Along with the “Yale Career Panels: A Candid View of Professions” series that focuses on specific professions, this series is comprised of one hour conversations with one or two individuals about career related topics in a Fireside Chat format.

The purpose of this Fireside Chat will be to explore what is happening in Cybersecurity that is relevant from a career choices perspective, the different types of jobs that are possible for recent and not so recent graduates, what the characteristics are of people who tend to do well in the different Cybersecurity career segments, who should get into Cybersecurity and who should not, and what the international aspects of Cybersecurity and related careers are.

The Fireside Chat will be broadcast via an interactive streaming video system. It will last for 45 minutes and will be followed by a 15 minute Q&A session.

Fireside Chat Interviewee:
Jason Healey, Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Jason Healey is a Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs specializing in cyber conflict, competition and cooperation. Prior to this, he was the founding director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council where he remains a Senior Fellow.  He is the editor of the first history of conflict in cyberspace, A Fierce Domain: Cyber Conflict, 1986 to 2012.
During his time in the White House, he was a director for cyber policy, coordinating efforts to secure US cyberspace and critical infrastructure.  He created Goldman Sachs’ first cyber incident response team and later oversaw the bank’s crisis management and business continuity in Asia. He served as the vice chair of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and helped create the world’s first cyber command, in 1998.  He is on the review board of DEF CON hacker conference and served on the Defense Science Board task force on cyber deterrence. He started his career as a US Air Force intelligence officer with jobs at the Pentagon and National Security Agency and is president of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association.
Moderator and Organizer:
Peter Young, President and Managing Director, Young & Partners
Peter Young is President and a Managing Director of Young & Partners, a boutique investment banking firm focused on the life science and chemical industries.  He manages the firm and is actively involved in client transactions and financings.  Under his leadership, Young & Partners has established and maintained its position as a highly regarded firm serving the M&A, restructuring and financing needs of clients worldwide. 
Mr. Young received a BA in Economics from Yale, an MS in Accounting from NYU, and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated with Highest Distinction as a Baker Scholar. He serves on a number of boards of directors, both corporate and non-profit.
The Series Sponsors
This series is jointly supported by various organizations at Yale University and Yale Alumni organizations, including Yale Office for Career Strategies, the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA), the Yale School of Management, Students and Alumni of Yale (STAY), the Junior Class Council (JCC), the Yale Alumni Association of New York (YAANY), the Asian American Cultural Center, SOM Alumni-New York Chapter, and  the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA).