OSU ORTSOC PREVIEW

Software Diligence Services founder Charlie Kawasaki quoted extensively in Techlandia Issue 5- 2021/2022, unveiling Oregon State University’s new cybersecurity teaching and research program, ORTSOC. Oregon needs this program badly, to close the gap between the needs across all organizations, and the supply of trained cybersecurity professionals. Principals Charlie Kawasaki and Barbara Berge have been instrumental…

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2021 TAO Tech Champion Award

Software Diligence Services founder Charlie Kawasaki, CISSP earned recognition for his contributions to the industry, to STEM and specifically cybersecurity education. See this portion of the Tech Awards presentation from September 17, 2021. This video includes introductory remarks from Gary Daniels, CEO United Healthcare followed by a testimonial video produced by TAO, and Charlie’s acceptance…

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Mt. Hood CC Launches Cyber Fund

Software Diligence Services (SDS) principals Charlie Kawasaki and Barbara Berge are pleased to announce the formation of the Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) cybersecurity certification fund. This fund brings to fruition a concept invented by cybersecurity leaders at MHCC in 2018. This fund covers professional certification costs for MHCC cybersecurity students, who are trained on…

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PDX Cyber Camp 2017 on TV!

Check out camp co-founder Amelia Kawasaki discussing AppCamp4Girls and PDX Cyber Camp 2017 on KGW-TV today.   First she did a live TV segment (below), followed up by the lengthy FB Live segment above. See her live segment here:  

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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 without consulting a private investigator, of the value of our safety net programs, and the impact that individual contributions to the community can make, the problem…

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