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Not a member of the CAITC yet but would like to attend a meeting to see what the organization is all about? We have you covered by offering potential members access to our peer group meetings and events though our complementary ticket program.   Non-members can receive one set of complementary tickets annually.  Please contact Executive Director Jordan Davis at for details on how to receive your complementary tickets to one of our upcoming events.

Upcoming events

    • 5 Jun 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Hybrid event - Zoom and TechSmith (14 Crescent Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823)

    Join us for an insightful panel discussion on DevSecOps, where a group of area experts will explore the evolving landscape at the intersection of development, security, and operations. Gain valuable insights into the paradigm shift towards shifting security left, fostering a new mindset that prioritizes security from the earliest stages of development. Discover how innovative tooling enables real-time vulnerability identification, code scanning, and seamless integration into existing environments, ensuring robust security within CI/CD pipelines, cloud and network setups, and more.

    Lunch is provided thanks to our sponsor, Dewpoint!


    Jacob Bikshorn, Palo Alto Networks

    Jacob Bikshorn is a Prisma Cloud Specialist from Palo Alto Networks dedicated to Public Sector organizations in the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions. Jacob is focused on bridging the gap between Security and DevOps teams by providing visibility into cloud environments and incorporating security tools throughout the application lifecycle. Jacob has nearly a decade of experience helping organizations adopt strategic IT solutions for networking and security. His jump shot is still a work in progress.

    Leon DuPree, Dewpoint

    A Consultant with the heart of a teacher Leon DuPree has a passion for delivering security as a service to customers in the areas of information assurance, Cloud Computing Audit Controls, Application Security Architecture, Culture & Organizational Structure.

    Loren De Thample, Dewpoint

    Loren De Thample is a Sr. Security and Data Governance professional with over 15 years’ experience with background experience in manufacturing, health care, and government entities with areas in designing and implementing enterprise security strategies, architectures, and solutions. Loren holds two master’s degrees and certifications with an emphasis in Information Technology and Management Information Systems, HIPAA Compliance, ISC2 HCISPP (HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner).


    Jerry Steenson, Dewpoint

    Jerry Steenson has worked in the IT space for 37 years with Electronic Data Systems, HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology, and Dewpoint. He has a long, distinguished track record in managing IT delivery teams in the USA and abroad, driving customer success through service excellence and technology enablement. He makes IT personal through his relationship building with his team and customers.

    Thank you to our sponsor!

Past events

25 Apr 2023 So, About ChatGPT...
13 Apr 2023 Maximizing Return on Investment with Proactive Change Management
12 Apr 2023 Modernizing Digital Identity in the Era of Zero Trust: An Identity and Access Management Panel
28 Feb 2023 Women In Technology Presents: What it Means to be a Woman in Tech
9 Feb 2023 Software Development Peer Group - Scripting Language Rundown
15 Dec 2022 CAITC all Peer Group Mixer 2022
13 Oct 2022 Moving Your Application to the Cloud – A Panel Discussion
27 Sep 2022 Women In Technology Presents: Demystifying the Hiring and Interview Process
8 Sep 2022 Zero Trust Architecture
24 Aug 2022 21st Century Technology Group - Transforming your business through data
28 Jul 2022 CAITC Member Mixer
9 Jun 2022 DevSecOps
24 May 2022 CERTIFIED for Success!
14 Apr 2022 Software Development Peer Group Meeting
24 Mar 2022 Women In Technology Peer Group Meeting
17 Mar 2022 Membership/Sponsorship Committee Meeting
16 Mar 2022 21st Century Technologies Planning Meeting
27 Jan 2022 Women In Technology Peer Group Meeting
25 Jan 2022 Software Development Planning Committee Meeting
12 Jan 2022 Women In Technology (WIT) Planning Committee Meeting
9 Dec 2021 An Agile Leadership Journey
7 Dec 2021 Preparing for a Bad Day - The Lifecycle of a Cyber Attack
14 Oct 2021 Software Development Peer Group Meeting
29 Sep 2021 Cybersecurity Virtual Peer Group Meeting
23 Sep 2021 Women In Technology Virtual Peer Group Meeting
19 Aug 2021 Service Desk Peer Group
12 Aug 2021 Software Development Peer Group
19 Nov 2020 Women In Technology Peer Group Meeting
29 Oct 2020 CAITC - October Virtual Help Desk Peer Group Event
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