Mark Shaneck

Cyber Solutions Engineer



Mark Shaneck is a Cyber Solutions Engineer at Comtech, creating instructional lab environments and courseware, for the last three years. Before that, he taught as a professor at the university level for ten years, teaching Computer Science and Cyber Security. He mentored and coached the student Cyber Defense Team and created a Masters program in Cyber Security from the ground up, which grew to over 300 enrolled students in two years. He also ran the GenCyber high school summer camp for two years, which included a large scale cyber range designed and built from scratch. He got his PhD and MS in Computer Science, focusing in Security and Cryptography, in 2007 from the University of Minnesota, and a BS in Computer Science from Rutgers University in 2001.

Speech Topic & Synopses
How to Train Cyber Security Professionals at Scale

Current cyber security training is typically a one size fits all solution, leading to training plans that do not make efficient use of training budgets and trainee time. This presentation focuses on how CYBRScore provides tailored training solutions to maximize time and effort. We also cover several successful case studies of our approach.