Week 4 - Cryptography
March 22, 2023
This session focuses on lessons about cryptography. You will also hear from California's own CISO, Vitaliy Panych and his perceptions about cybersecurity jobs in California.
Founder & CEO of Cyber Skyline
Franz Payer is the CEO of Cyber Skyline, the cloud-based platform and content provider that powers the National Cyber League. Founded in 2014, Cyber Skyline has helped more than 100,000 students and professionals in the US, Europe, Asia, and Australia through cybersecurity competitions, candidate skills assessments, and professional development opportunities. Prior to Cyber Skyline, Franz was a Computer Network Operations Software Developer at Tactical Network Solutions, supporting the work of the US Intelligence Community.
CISO for the State of California
Ukrainian-born Vitaliy Panych was appointed state chief informationsecurity officer (CISO) by Governor Gavin Newsom in January 2021. Prior to his appointment, he had been serving in an acting capacity as state CISO for nearly 2 years.