Meeting Recap: November 7th, 2022

November 12, 2022 by Landon Kea

Thank you to everyone who attended our November 7th, 2022 meeting both in person and virtually.

SWCSF currently has some videos from our past on our youtube channel please feel free to review.

The slides and links from the Elio's talk Planning for the Worst (PDF Slides) as well as his previous talks can be found at

To see a place dedicated to free-form, hands on learning of technology for the community. With a long term mission to chart a path from today’s irrecoverably broken systems toward military grade, high assurance,and “un-hackable” software please visit the Advanced Cyber Systems Lab.

The email for CPE credits is still

Next Meeting

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

Topic: TBD, still trying to align possible guests with current trends in security and the broader world.

If you have thoughts for what you would like to see, submit them via the Contact us page, or respond to the upcoming topics email (maybe survey).

Thank you to the Presenters

  • Erik Graham: Cyber landscape updates.
  • Elio Grieco: Covered some of the techniques and technologies to keep your data safe such as 3-2-1 backup strategy, what is the best type of media to use, how long do various types of media last, snapshots or archives, and what about cloud backups?

Special thanks to

  • Wyatt Johnson: For taking a leap of faith on Southwest CyberSecurity Forum, hosting us at Gateway Community College Washington campus and being a great steward of Advanced Cyber Systems Lab.
  • John Nash: For managing the CPE credits and all the behind the scenes work he does in the Arizona cybersecurity community.
  • Landon Kea: Our interim CIO, for running the volunteers, the zoom meeting, the audio, the video, the lighting, safety on site, and continued mentorship.

Community Engagement and Volunteers

While we have a great team, there's no such thing as too much help. We're always looking at ways to continue to improve and expand SWCSF.

Contact us if you are interested in helping continue to grow SWCSF and the greater Arizona Cybersecurity Community.

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