Friday, September 26, 2014

3 great info sessions for Computer Science majors

INTERESTED IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING OR DATA SCIENCE?
DON'T MISS THESE 3 GREAT INFO SESSIONS 
FEATURING UR ALUMNI!

FREE FOOD!
ALL CLASS YEARS WELCOME!
BRING YOUR RESUME!


1. VISTAPRINT - with Ciaran Downey '14

Information Session and Networking - Sponsored by Phi Kappa Tau
Tuesday, September 30, 5:30pm in Gowen Room, Wilson Commons

Vistaprint is an e-commerce powerhouse, revolutionizing marketing and technology and imprinting a unique stamp of excellence on custom products and manufacturing. Vistaprint representatives will discuss their experiences with the company and highlight Vistaprint's latest technology and projects. There will be time afterwards for a Q&A session and general networking. 


2. RELIANT INFO SECURITY - with Mark Weiner '88
The Data Breach at Target Stores: How hackers used big data extraction techniques to pull off the most sophisticated cybercrime in US history
Wednesday, October 1, 6:00pm in CSB 209 Note new time!
RSVP's appreciated in CareerLink (under Events, select Info Sessions)

Credit cards belonging to eighty million Americans were exposed in the data breach at Target Stores last Christmas.  While the impact on consumers was widely publicized, details regarding the underlying sophistication of the attack have only recently emerged.  The Target Breach has ushered in a new phase in the war against cyber criminals.  This discussion, hosted by Reliant Security, will illustrate how hackers used big data extraction techniques in an automated attack that stole credit card data from thousands of Point-of-Sale terminals.

Founded by a U of R alum in 2006, Reliant is focused on credit card data security, software-defined infrastructure and systems automation.  With offices in heart of mid-town Manhattan, Florida and Brazil, Reliant’s customers include some of the best known global brands including Barnes & Noble, Chanel, Footlocker, Gucci, Hallmark and Seven-Eleven.  We are growing rapidly and hiring young engineers who share our passion for systems automation, advance data analytics and adaptive solutions to emerging cyber threats.


3. APPNEXUS - with Harry Ledley '12, Chris Miller '14 & Dale Levine '11
Learn about great career opportunities at AppNexus!
Tuesday, October 7, 6:30pm in CSB 209

Based in New York City, AppNexus is the most advanced platform for buying real-time online advertising. AppNexus's clients include the largest ad networks and online advertisers. AppNexus offers a proprietary gateway to premier ad exchanges and ad inventory aggregators, and cloud computing capabilities for unrivaled scalability.

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