On August 22nd, Tyrone E. Wilson the Founder & President of Cover6 Solutions discussed how to break into the cybersecurity industry and how to set up a lab at home or work to practice using tools to gain valuable hands-on experience. These two “Beginner” sessions are perfect for anyone looking to either transition into the information security field or gain more knowledge on educational resources, mentorship, and job opportunities
A bit more about the Presenter
Tyrone E. Wilson
Founder / PResident
"I've been blessed to have a platform where I can use my expertise in cybersecurity to help provide a better future for others."
"We may never play in the NBA or NFL but there is nothing stopping us from being a CTO, CISO, etc."
"To anyone who ever considered giving up... DON'T"
Mr. Tyrone E. Wilson is an information security professional with over 20 years of experience in information technology and systems configuration, including information systems and network security. Wilson also has extensive knowledge in computer network defense, vulnerability assessments, cyber threat analysis, and incident response. Currently, Wilson is the Founder and President of Cover6 Solutions; which teaches companies and professionals various aspects of information security, penetration testing, and IPv6. Wilson is also the organizer of a 6,000+ person Information Security meetup group called The D.C. Cybersecurity Professionals.
In addition, aside from conducting over 100 meetups, Wilson is also on the Review Board of BSides NoVA and has recently presented and/or taught classes at major conferences and events such as BSidesNoVA 2019, BSides DC 2018, ISACA-GWDC Cybersecurity & Risk Conference, ISSA Mid Atlantic Security Conference, BSides NoVA 2017, BSides DC 2017, and DCCyberWeek 2017.
Aside from being the Founder of Cover6 Solutions, Mr. Wilson's professional experience includes leading roles at agencies such as INSCOM, RCERT-SWA, JTF-GNO/USCYBERCOM, Dept. of Energy, and the FBI.More about Cover6 Solutions More about The D.C. Cyber Security Professionals