Merissa & Jessica, WSC – Paul’s Security Weekly #600

April 12, 2019



Merissa Villalobos is the North America Talent Acquisition Leader for NCC Group, a global security consulting firm and has been recruiting in security for 10 years. She got her start in Virginia, at a Federal Government contractor, filling roles for the intelligence community and various Government Agencies.

Jessica Gulick leads Katzcy Consulting, a growth hacker company that helps tech firms grow through strategy, market research, and digital marketing. With 20+ years in cybersecurity, she is a seasoned cybersecurity manager, marketer, consultant, and expert with a substantial network of technical and executive peers.

If anyone has questions, they can visit our website at or reach out to me directly, I’m always happy to help!

For Non-Members

· How to become a member:

· May 14-17 - ISSA-LA Summit XI -

  • Founder, Lisa Jiggetts is speaking
  • Hosting a CTF4Noobz: CTF Workshop + Competition. Thursday, May 16 • 10:00am - 5:20pm in Marion Davies Guest House.
  • We will also have a booth to connect 1-on-1 with people
  • Discount code for your referrals is Community-20off

- May 26-26 - LayerOne -

  • We will have a table
  • Discount code soon to come

- Date TBD Pasadena City College and WSC are hosting a CTF

  • Free training workshops plus finale CTF in June

- Aug 8 – Las Vegas, during hacker summer camp

For Paid Members

- Founder, Lisa Jiggetts is starting a free web hacking study group - "Web Hacking Dojo" (learning plan attached with NCC Group’s recommended reading list)

· Purpose: to learn web hacking in a group environment, sharing how-to’s, tips, etc. Goal is to have the participants’ at a skill level to work as a pentester, web app (maybe mobile) tester, bug bounty hunter.

· Once a week, every Tue 630-830pm PST (in-person/online combo)

· Note: This is peer-to-peer format, led by a facilitator. This is not a class or instructor-led event. It is more like a study group. We are not creating new curriculum, but will be leveraging learning resources already out there. At the end of the cycle, participants can take challenges/play CTF’s which can be used for gauging skill level and possible employment opportunities.

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[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Jeff Man Jeff Man - Sr. InfoSec Consultant, Online Business Systems.[/caption]


[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Paul Asadorian Paul Asadorian - CEO, Security Weekly.[/caption]


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[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Larry Pesce Larry Pesce - Senior Managing Consultant and Director of Research, InGuardians.[/caption]








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