The OmniSOC internship: Engaging with students while adapting to COVID-19
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We’ll start by providing an overview of the OmniSOC and the services it provides. Then we’ll look at the OmniSOC internship program, focusing on why we think the program is valuable and why students should consider applying. Finally, we’ll dive into how we adjusted to COVID-19 this past summer and how it may impact the internship program going forward.
Scott Orr began his career at IUPUI in 1988 when he joined what later became known as the Computer Network Center within the School of Engineering and Technology. He played a key role in its mission to provide computer and networking support for academic and research efforts and during his final year there, served as the Acting Manager. He briefly worked for Commnet Plus, Inc. where he provided firewall consulting services for large companies. He returned to IUPUI in 1997 to oversee all aspects of computing services within the Computer Science department. Scott has also served as an Adjunct Faculty at IUPUI.
Keith Lehigh is the University Information Security Officer at IU. Keith started at IU in 2003 as a sysadmin and unofficial security analyst for Research Technologies, culminating in a stint working on the PolarGrid project, which took him to the ends of the earth. In 2009, Keith joined the UISO as a security engineer, primarily tasked with running network monitoring services. In 2017, Keith took over leading the UISO security engineering team. The engineering team focuses on assisting with incident response investigations, managing university-wide security services such as network monitoring and vulnerability scanning, and providing general security consulting to IU.