The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group


The DFWCUG is an organization in Dallas TX that works with and helps organize new Cisco Users Groups in the US.

The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group

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The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group

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The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group is an independent users group which meets on the first Wednesday of each month for the open exchange of technical information regarding the networking industry and Cisco products for the benefit of Cisco users.
Our meetings are free to attend - all we ask is that you sign up via our membership / meeting announcements mailing list.

We also have a pizza buffet starting at 6:00 pm (no charge) with the main meeting starting at 6:30 pm.


Our Next Meeting - Wednesday August 2, 2017

IoT Security Landscape & Analysis

Technology allows society to accelerate exponentially. People are connecting Things to the Internet but the benefits aren’t realized without tradeoffs. Companies are embracing IoT to enhance their business plans. Due to many difficult challenges, some IoT Security Alliances have begun to form. At the federal government level, FTC, FCC, DHS and NIST have become involved. Finally, security companies are now proposing IoT security architectures to complement Enterprise solutions. We will review and discuss all these topics.

Mark Szewczul, CISSP, IoT Security Architect - Zimperium

Mark Szewczul, CISSP, is an IoT Security Architect at Zimperium with over 20 years of experience from Semiconductor, Telecom/Datacom, and Computing sectors. He currently is Director of Marketing at the Dallas/Fort Worth Cisco Users Group, has led the IEEE-Electromagnetic Compatibility Society and co-founded the IEEE-Consumer Electronics Society, both in Dallas. Along the journey, he has mastered design, testing, integration and deployment of numerous systems. His passion entails implementing best practices of security and privacy principles at all 7-layers and beyond. He has his MS in Information Science and Systems from Texas A&M University and 3 patents.