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.

Quarterly Meetings


Southwest CyberSec Forum

SDSUG and the Southwest CyberSec Forum group will be coordinating events by sharing announcements and cross promotion of events. Check this tab often for new information.

Southwest CyberSec Forum

Meetings are held the first Monday of each month.
When: July 1, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: UAT in Tempe, AZ Map It
Agenda for: FBI Cyber Task Force Update and Lethal Software Bugs


David Careers

David Careers is always looking for Cyber Security professionals.

Information Security Job Search
Contact Information:
Ingrid Lohneiss
David Careers
2443 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
David Careers Website
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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Careers
Current Job Requisitions:

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Job: DevOps Cloud Engineer
Salary: $180K
Job Description: Job Description
Contact: Alex Champa
Phone: (480) 621-5593


        Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM  
        OPEN: Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM
    Vice President
        OPEN: Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM
        OPEN: Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM
    Chief Communications Officer / Webmaster
        Dion Loughry, ITIL v3, HDI Certified Support Center Manager
    Chairperson of Membership
        Coral Price
    Co-Chairperson of Membership
        Brian Simper
    Chairperson Technical Communication
        Stephen Mintz, CISSP, CEH
    Co-Chairperson Technical Communication
        Reid Ferguson, CISSP

    Chairperson Venue Planning at MCC
        Gary Marrer, MBA, M.Ed., Chair of Business/IT GCC Main Campus
    Co-Chairperson Venue Planning at MCC
        Martin Bencic M. Ed., Resident Faculty - Linux & Cyber Occupational Program Director, Business/IT Div., GCC Main Campus
    Chairperson Venue Planning at UAT
        Dr. David B. Bolman, Provost
    Co-Chairperson Venue Planning at UAT
        Bree Erickson, Event Coordinator

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    •      John Nash, VP of Technology Phreedom Technologies
    • SDSUG® Website Host Site Assistant:
    •     Roger Hart


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