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EqOpTech Summer STEM Speaker/Workshop Series #1

You are invited to join a STEM speaker/workshop series:

Where: The View Teen Center, Castro Room, 263 Escuela Avenue, Mountain View

When: July 8, 3 to 5 pm, featuring guest speaker from Juniper Networks

Who: Students interested in tech fields

Cost: Free

Prerequisites: None

Class materials: For slide decks, click Networking & CyberSecurity and Intro to Networking

Sign up: (a) complete Google Form & submit the attached signed release form.

Guest speaker:

Mr. Vijay Talati,  Vice President of Engineering at Juniper Networks with over 20 years of experience in the field. He will discuss computer networking and cyber security.


Section I: Overview of computer networking: State of the union

- Last 50 years of history: How networks have evolved 

    History of Internet

- A view of where we are today:

    Current state of computer networks and internet 

    Impact of computing and networking: The second machine age 

Section II: Computer networking fundamentals:

    - What are computer networks

    - Types of networks

    - Network equipments: Hubs, Switches, Routers and Security appliances 

    - Servers 

    - TCP/IP protocol fundamentals

    - The internet addressing scheme and name resolution 

    - Routing protocols 

    - Software Defined Networks 

Section III: Cybersecurity: 

    - The need for security

    - Types of vulnerabilities and attacks

    - Cryptography: The basics of authentication, authorization and encryption

    - Modern techniques of threat detection, mitigation and prevention

    - Anatomy of a cyber-attack 


Future upcoming speaker/workshop series:

When: July 15, 3 to 5 pm, featuring Kevin Whitney, Software Engineer, Roadster

When: July 22, 3 to 5 pm, featuring Shrikant Nasikkar, Founder, CEO Chaperone

When: July 29, 2 to 6 pm, featuring speaker from Magdalene Lim, Software Engineer, LinkedIn on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence + Computer Refurbishing Workshop

When: August 5, 2 to 6 pm, featuring speaker from Rambus on CAD engineering + CAD design workshop