Cyber Security Fair Focuses on "Wellness for Your Computer and Identity"

Cyber Security Fair Focuses on "Wellness for Your Computer and Identity"

The campus community is invited to attend the Cyber Security Fair, “Wellness for Your Computer and Identity,” on Thursday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Bronco Student Center's Ursa Major Suite. This event is being held in conjunction with Student Health Services' Wellness Fair and National Cyber Security Awareness Month.


“The idea of combining human wellness with computer security and health is a really clever one,” says Debra Brum, vice president of Instructional & Information Technology. “The team working on this combined fair has created an exciting array of activities and displays.  I'm really looking forward to checking out my physical and technology wellness.”


The following security workshops will be presented:


England Evans Room

  • 10-10:50 a.m. – Firewalls and ZoneAlarm Internet Security, presented by Jordy Berson of ZoneLabs/Checkpoint:               
  • 11-11:50 a.m. – Securing IPOD and OSX, presented by Tony Graham of Apple Computer              
  • 12-12:50 p.m. – Securing Windows XP, presented by Albert Gusman of Microsoft               
  • 1-2 p.m. – Identity Theft, presented by Detective Budge of L.A. County Sheriff's Department              


Andromeda B

  • 10-10:50 a.m. – Dissecting Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), presented by Cal Poly Pomona Computer Science professor Craig Rich         
  • 11-11:50 a.m. – Securing Wireless Connections, presented by Steve Siedschlag from Chaffey College               
  • 12-12:50 p.m. – Phishing, AntiVirus, Spyware Removal & Importance of Updates and Service Packs, presented by Michael Wong of Cal Poly Pomona's  Students With an Interest in the Future of Telecommunications (SWIFT) Club.              
  • 1-1:50 p.m. – Social Engineering, presented by Cal Poly Pomona Computer Information Systems professor Fred Gallegos         


In addition to the workshops, major exhibitors will include Apple, CheckPoint/ZoneLabs, Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), L.A. County Sheriff's Department and QuickStart Intelligence.


The first 250 attendees who fill out the Title V security survey will receive a 128mb USB flash drive containing security information. There will also be grand prize drawings for an XBOX, Ipod Nano, Dell Jukebox, a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer(MCSE) course and a Southern California IT Pro membership.


The Cyber Security Fair is being presented by the Cal Poly Pomona Title V funded project, “Improving Access to Information Systems at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, a Cooperative Arrangement.” For this project, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State San Bernardino, Cal State Los Angeles, Mt. San Antonio College and Oxnard College are working together to improve student outcomes through effective use of technology, reach underserved populations through distance education, and use technology-based management information systems for more effective planning, decision-making and institutional management.


For more information about the event, contact Chris Laasch at (909) 869-2808 or by e-mail at, or David Lyon at (909) 979-6364 or by e-mail at