Cyber security summer camp looks to fill thousands of jobs |

PDX Cyber Camp 2017 a smashing success! Three locations, 65 students, amazingly talented instructors and 15 industry guest speakers from companies like PacStar, Galois, IBM, McAfee, Cylance, Mentor Graphics and more. Our “Girls Only” camp at this year has a fantastic group of women instructors and guest speakers, and we have 30 girls signed up[…]


PacStar & Aruba receive NSA-certification for its tactical server with security software

I’m thrilled to have played a part in making this successful partnership happen with Aruba and PacStar, and shepherding this process through from start to finish using this software bitcoin loophole.   See more here.


C4ISRNet: Testing of comms management tool shows positive results

Insightful and positive article by Adam Stone, in C4ISRnet.  Glad to be a part of it! In independent third-party testing, sponsored by PacStar, researchers found that automated systems management delivers a higher rate of productivity that the previous manual processes. Source: Testing of comms management tool shows positive results


U.S. Army’s Deployed WIN-T Program Software Reduces System Management Complexity | SIGNAL Magazine

A communications network management software solution deployed last year across the U.S. Army has proven to drastically reduce network downtime as soldiers operate in an increasingly complex command post environment. Communicators and network specialists, untrained on PacStar’s IQ-Core Software, configured and managed complex networking equipment up to 10 times faster than comparable manual methods with[…]

Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Street scene of barrack homes at this War Relocation Authority Center. The windstorm has subsided and the dust has settled.

Portland tech executive on escaping the devastation of internment – Portland Business Journal

This guest column appeared in the Portland Business Journal today. I’m working to tell the story, to remind people of the consequences of government policies driven by fear and misunderstanding, of the value of our safety net programs, and the impact that individual contributions to the community can make. “Charlie Kawasaki’s parents and grandparents spent three[…]



I worked with Oregon Business Magazine to create this article, assisting them in research and helping explain possible causes for some recent attacks on Oregon companies.   I also recruited Isaac from Tonzy, to provide expertise and a second opinion.  I’ve very pleased with how it came out, glad to have helped, and hope some[…]


Talk Tech To Me I Cyber Security | Technology Association of Oregon

I’m tickled with how well this TAO podcast came together!  Technology Association of Oregon Executive Skip Newberry made this easy, and the editing team really cleaned up the mess I made of it, so it sounds great. And, we had a nice little chat about our PDX Cybersecurity camp for high school students. Click the[…]