Download Sharon O’Neal's Cyber War Presentation to the Harvard Club of Southern Arizona at their luncheon, given on - Thursday - November 16, 2017 - Arizona Inn.
Topic: Cyber Criminals and the Potential for Cyber War: What’s at Stake? How do we Protect Ourselves and our Country? The global cyberwar is heating up and the stakes are no longer limited to the virtual world of computers. Our nation’s security and well-being relies on a secure and resilient infrastructure - systems and assets whether physical or virtual. In this talk, Sharon O’Neal will explore various forms of threats and vulnerabilities and the countermeasures that are intended to deter, detect, and disrupt those threats in the face of ever-evolving tactics used by cyber criminals and adversaries.
A malicious computer worm first identified in 2010, infiltrated then entered the computer system at a uranium enrichment facility via a removable USB memory stick. The worm targeted industrial computer systems and was responsible for causing substantial damage to Iran’s nuclear program. Stuxnet reportedly compromised Iranian programmable logic controllers and caused the fast-spinning centrifuges to tear themselves apart and prohibited the manufacturing of uranium
Grand Canyon Geology: Rafting through Two Billion Years of Earth History
We are fortunate to live near one of the greatest
geologic spectacles in the world, Grand Canyon.
Our guest speaker, Alison Jones, a local geologist, will take us on a virtual journey through the Canyon to show us some of the geologic, anthropologic, and historical points of interest. Learn how the canyon formed and see the rocks in a whole new way. This talk is for the layperson, but those with a geologic background will enjoy it too.