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Career Convos: Ricardo Daza, PhD

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August 15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SecureSet Tampa
1915 N Ave. Republica De Cuba
Tampa FL 33605

Free / person

Career Convos: Ricardo Daza, PhD

Leveraging 27 years of solving information technology problems, Ric Daza applies his security and risk management expertise for organizations across the world. Ric has consulted to foreign and domestic government agencies, as well as Fortune 500 companies in the financial, technology, defense, healthcare, national sports franchises, and manufacturing sectors.

Ric is well-educated in his profession. He has several certifications and degrees. He holds a double CCIE (R&S, Security), CISSP, CRISC, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, PMP, and RHCE. He also has a Doctorate (PhD) in Information Assurance.

Fluent in English and Spanish, Ric has taught in and consulted to organizations across the Americas. He enjoys teaching and mentoring the next generation of security professionals and is currently the Cybersecurity Mentor with the Tampa Bay Wave Accelerator, a Committee Member with West Florida ISACA, the Cybersecurity Track Leader for Techstars Startup Week, and a recipient of two NSA Fellowships.

5:00 – 5:30 PM | Networking & Announcements
5:30 – 6:30 PM | Speaker
6:30 – 7:30 PM | Q&A, Wrap-up

Public parking is available in the Palm Parking Garage. There are two-hour parking spots available along the street as well. The main entrance to SecureSet is located on the patio at the East side of the old Don Vicente hotel. You will see an open black gate at the back-right corner of the East patio. Take the stairs to the second-floor patio and enter through the French doors.


You have cybersecurity career questions and we have answers from current industry professionals. Career Convos is an opportunity learn from individuals who currently work in cybersec and are up to date on current trends. If you’re serious about pursuing a career in cybersecurity, then these events are for you. The first segment of Career Convos is typically devoted to networking, so bring those business cards!

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SecureSet Academy