We strive to be an exemplar among California Community Colleges in our use and support of technology by implementing leading technologies, innovative strategies, and proven best practices.
We're committed to empowering students, faculty, and staff to succeed in today's highly connected, collaborative environments. We strive to be an exemplar among California Community Colleges in our use and support of technology by implementing leading technologies, innovative strategies, and proven best practices.
We're proud to serve our students, faculty and staff as we strive to provide a technology-rich learning and working environment for all.
Imperial Valley Telecommunication Authority, invites you to join us for an exciting day of learning about cyber security, geared toward senior leadership and IT staff.
There are two fantastic speakers and other learning opportunities:
Mike Fitzpatrick is Founder and CEO of NCX Group, Inc.
A successful Information Risk Management firm, Michael Fitzpatrick has over 35 years of information technology experience where he began addressing the technical needs and security concerns of businesses embracing the Internet. Today, through his company, NCX Group Inc, Fitzpatrick leads a team of highly skilled engineers and professional consultants who are dedicated to providing security assessments and innovative strategies that protect critical data and ensure a business environment remains operational. Among its clientele are companies from the Fortune 2000 to the Fortune 50 in the fields of Finance, Healthcare, Energy, and Education.
David Thurston is the Chief Technology Officer for the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
David oversees Technical Services and the Digital Learning Services departments. David’s team serves over 33 school districts and supports the educational efforts of more than 400,000 students. He has over 20 years of experience in K12 IT technical and EdTech leadership in the Inland Empire. He is a California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA) Certified Chief Technology Officer (CCTO), and is the instructor for the CETPA Certified Chief Technology Officer Cybersecurity strands and CCTO steering committee member. He has also served as a CCTO mentor and as the chairperson for the CETPA Inland Area Technology Regional Group. He is also a consultant for CA Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) as an IT specialist study member.