Computer Networking & Cyber Security - Speaker/Workshop Series #1

By Terence Lee

On July 8, 2017, EqOpTech collaborates with MVLA Scholars to launch a first in a series of Speaker/Workshop for students interested in the tech fields. The tech talk features Vijay Talati, VP of Engineering from Juniper Networks on computer networking and cyber security.

July 8, 2017 Speaker/Workshop Series #1 Networking and Cyber Security

July 8, 2017 Speaker/Workshop Series #1 Networking and Cyber Security

An early spark of interest

"The goal of the speaker series is to expose high potential, low income students to explore and pursue interests in the technology field," said Terence Lee, Founder and CEO of EqOpTech. "Likewise, the workshop series are hands-on computer workshops aimed to simulate a real-world challenge so that students can learn how to troubleshoot and think on their feet to problem-solve." 

Following the workshop, participants may apply to volunteer and intern at EqOpTech's program to gain valuable work experience. This will prepare students for other internship and career opportunities when they arise.

The target audience are scholars, low income students receiving scholarships in Mountain View Los Altos and other Bay Area neighborhood as well as students interested in technology. Joining the scholars are EqOpTech's volunteer/intern team who are interested in learning, teaching and mentoring in the computer science/engineering arena.

July 8, 2017 Speaker/Workshop Series #1 Networking and Cyber Security

July 8, 2017 Speaker/Workshop Series #1 Networking and Cyber Security

Thank you for the word of wisdom, Mr. Talati

EqOpTech team would like to thank Mr. Talati for an informative and enlightening afternoon of networking and cyber security.

When asked about whether machine learning changes the career landscape and displaces jobs for new graduates, Talati said that machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence and the Big Data opens up opportunities in Data Scientists who can analyze, make sense and predict results.

Talati has this advice to share with students: apply for internships and develop logical thinking and problem solving skills which are far more important than programming language skills.

The slide decks for the Networking and Cyber Security talk can be access as follows:

Our upcoming events are posted on our website here, including topics on networking, cyber security, machine learning, artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and CAD engineering etc. Please stay tuned.