About Us

CyberSecurity Non-Profit (CSNP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting cybersecurity awareness and education. Our goal is to make security knowledge and training accessible, so everyone can learn how to protect themselves and their organization from cyber threats.  We address the growing demand for security professionals by facilitating career development and building a supportive and inclusive cybersecurity community,  particularly for underrepresented groups.  We accomplish this by hosting free monthly events featuring presentations, networking, hackathons, discussion panels, and technical workshops.

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Presentations

Learn from cyber security professionals.

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Hackathons

Challenge your hacking abilities by finding and exploiting vulnerabilities.

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Workshops

Collaborate with others as you learn new cybersecurity skills.

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Networking

Learn about local cyber security opportunities and make connections.

Meet the Team

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Abdel Sy Fane

President

Abdel is an application security manager at Allstate and organizer of the Chicago and all other chapters.

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Charles Peters

Dallas Chapter Lead

Charles is a cloud architect at LEO Cyber Security.

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Brandon Harris

Dallas Chapter Lead

Brandon is a technical delivery lead at Allstate & aspiring security professional.

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Nader Zaveri

Austin & Houston Chapter Lead

Nader is principal incident response and remediation at Mandiant.

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Emily Stamm

Vice President

Emily is a security researcher at Allstate and an organizer of Chicago, Boston, and Seattle chapters.

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Alan Stafford

Charlotte Chapter Lead

Alan is a senior cyber security practitioner and management executive.

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Rhea Galsim

Marketing Manager

Rhea is a cybersecurity apprentice at Evolve Security Academy.

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Rhea Shetty

Chicago Chapter Lead

Rhea is an android software engineer at Verifone.

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Andrea Kim

Communications Director

Andrea is an IT security analyst at Gogo and an accessibility advocate.

 

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Corey Woodward

Charlotte Chapter Lead

Corey is a senior cyber security sourcing specialist at Allstate.

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Chris Gingolph

Austin & Houston Chapter Lead

Chris is a security architect at Virsec Systems.