IT in the D, Episode 12, Full Episode: Pink Slip Party Recap,...

IT in the D, Episode 12, Full Episode: Pink Slip Party Recap, Mark Stanislav of Duo Security

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IT in the D, Episode 12, full episode…

IT in the D is joined by Mark Stanislav of Duo Security. Over the course of this episode, we talk security basics, two factor authentication, recap our Pink Slip Party event at Saint Andrews Hall on 9/19, and give away the free training class from New Horizons.

The Pink Slip Party Recap: http://www.ITinTheD.com/6314/919-pink-slip-party-recap/

Photos from the Pink Slip Party are live on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ITintheD

Mark Stanislav can be found on LinkedIn here: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mstanislav

Duo Security: https://www.duosecurity.com/

The Duo Security event on two factor authentication with Girl Develop It – Detroit: http://www.meetup.com/Girl-Develop-It-Detroit/events/137213652/

Our Pink Slip Party sponsors:

Arrow Strategieshttp://www.arrowstrategies.com/ – should be a familiar name to most people at our events.  They’ve been heavily involved with us for years, and were sponsors the first time we hit Saint Andrews Hall on 3/13/13.  Additionally, Steve Gaura was on our IT in the D show a few weeks ago, and you can catch what he had to say about the industry as a whole, the types of positions his company is always looking to fill, and more over at http://www.ITinTheD.com/listen/it-in-the-d-show-archives/episode-9-arrow-strategies-and-yelp/  Steve in particular is truly part of the “core” of what our group is and does, so always keep him and Arrow Strategies in mind when you’re looking.

Brightwing – http://www.gobrightwing.com/ – was also a sponsor back on 3/13/13, and had a great group of folks there last night as well.  Additionally, Russ Dotson has been a crucial part of our Support The Troops activities over the past few years, and was a guest on our very first installment of the IT in the D show.  You can listen to that episode here – http://www.ITinTheD.com/listen/it-in-the-d-show-archives/episode-1-june-03-2013/, and then another when April and Elyse popped in over at http://www.ITinTheD.com/listen/it-in-the-d-show-archives/episode-8-august-5-2013/

Strategic Staffing Solutionshttp://www.strategicstaff.com/ – is a relative newcomer to our events, but that doesn’t make us any less grateful or appreciative for their support of what we do.  They’re based downtown right off Campus Martius, and even though you don’t hear as much about them as you do some of the other companies that are located in that same circle, they’re doing really great things and always looking for great people.

Logicalishttp://www.us.logicalis.com/ – is also fairly new to our events, but they’re getting more engaged ever since a long-time member of ours who has been coming to our events for quite some time took a job there earlier this year.  They specialize in global virtualization solutions, and have some really cool offerings.  They’re also looking for some bright minds to join their team, so give them a look and keep them in mind.

MEDChttp://www.michiganbusiness.org/ – we do a lot with MEDC, not necessarily as a part of “ITinTheD.org events”, but Bob and I have spoken at a number of their Shifting Gears classes and really enjoy doing our part to help people in career transition with our 10 Commandments of Networking presentation.  MEDC is far more than just the Shifting Gears program though, and they have a lot of great things going on all across the state in a number of capacities.

New Horizonshttp://nhgreatlakes.com/ – has been coming to our events forever, and they’ve helped literally hundreds of our folks find grant funding for training classes.  So it wasn’t really a surprise that they wanted to get involved, and they did so in a great way – one attendee at our event last night is now the winner of a free technical training class!  Want to find out if you’re the winner?  Listen to our IT in the D show live on Monday night as they’ll be in-studio with us to make the announcement.

The Great Lakes Technology Showcasehttp://www.greatlakestechshow.com/ – will be taking place November 4-6, 2013, and is focused heavily on the telecommunications industry.  If that’s in your line of work or area of interest, be sure to check them out.

Bartechhttp://www.bartechgroup.com – has been coming to our events for years as well, with different people taking point as recruiters move between companies just like the rest of us in the information technology field.  Always looking to hire talented people into new positions, definitely give them a call as you’re starting to look.

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David Phillips is the geek that’s been pushed into management roles over the span of his career. He’s been a helpdesk jockey, a team lead, a systems architect and even a Vice President over the course of his more than 20 years in information technology for a variety of industries. He’s been profiled by CNN’s Money Magazine for his work with the group, as well as being a regular speaker for the Michigan Shifting Gears program, winning 2013’s “Outstanding Contributor for the Transformation of Careers and Lives”. The views and opinions expressed here are solely in his own, and relate to IT in the D only.

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