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Sonoran Desert Security User Group

SDSUG is a group of information technology professionals in the Phoenix area dedicated to the security of our digital systems. We meet quarterly to discuss security issues, tech trends, and share our successes and failures so we can learn from each other.

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Sonoran Desert Security User Group (SDSUG)

SDSUG was established on September 25, 2001 by Leo J Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM. Since 2001 SDSUG has grown to be one of the largest security user groups in the world with over 950 members. SDSUG meets on a quarterly basis and is open to any IT professional concerned about the security of information systems. Membership is free and only requires you to provide us some info about yourself to verify your involvement with the community.



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Founder/President    Leo J. Hauguel CISSP, NSA-IAM  
Co-President    Dr. Rebecca Wynn, DHL, MBA, CISSP, CRISC, CASP, CCISO
Chairperson     Stephen Mintz CISSP, CEH
Co-Chairperson    Laura Claytor CISSP, VCP 4.1
Secretary/Treasurer    Dean Buxton, CISSP, CISM
Technical Representative    Reid Ferguson CISSP

Chairperson Membership    Coral Price
Co-Chairperson Membership    Hesham Moussa, CISSP,CISM
Chairperson Historical Photos     Brian Simper
Co-Chairperson Historical Photos        Open        
Chairperson Venue Planning at MCC    Miguel Hernandez IV, Ph. D., CISSP, CISA - Associate Vice Chancellor, CISO at Maricopa Community Colleges
Co-Chairperson Venue Planning at MCC    Gary Marrer, MBA, M.Ed., Chair of Business/IT GCC Main Campus Chairperson Venue Planning at UAT    Dr. David B. Bolman, Provost
Co-Chairperson Venue Planning at UAT    Bree Erickson, Event Coordinator

Webmaster        Joe Ullrich
Co-Webmaster    Anthony Kosednar