Cybersecurity Fall 2022 Capstone Project Showcase

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm PST

Capstone projects are the culmination of the MICS students’ work in the School of Information’s Master of Information and Cybersecurity program.

Over the course of their final semester, teams of students propose and select project ideas, conduct and communicate their work, receive and provide feedback, and deliver compelling presentations along with a web-based final deliverable. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.

Join us for an online presentation of these capstone projects. Each team will present for twenty minutes, including Q&A.

Join the online showcase


Emilio EscobarEmilio Escobar

With two decades of experience in information security and compliance, Emilio has worked at large enterprises, medium-sized companies, and governmental organizations. Previously, Emilio served as the VP of information security for Hulu, where he played a pivotal role in setting up key security functions. Prior to that, Emilio worked for PlayStation, where he built and ran the software security teams. Emilio’s unique approach to security and compliance has always prioritized partnerships and people — hiring the right talent to build the processes, procedures, and technologies that unite security, engineering, and operations teams. Emilio holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Puerto Rico.

Dr. Maisonobe Fokwa KengneDr. Maisonobe Fokwa Kengne

Dr. Maisonobe Fokwa currently works as manager of privacy engineering at Google. His team of engineers and program managers deliver effective and scalable user-centric privacy-preserving solutions that allow FinTech customers to maintain control and ownership over their personal and financial data. Prior to his current role, Maisonobe was acting branch chief for privacy compliance at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) within the Department of Homeland Security. In that position, he was responsible for the development and implementation of data privacy policies and practices, working across business groups to drive privacy excellence across the security continuum. Maisonobe also served in various IT security and privacy roles at the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He is a champion for diversity in cybersecurity and recently launched a DC chapter of the non-profit Cyversity.

Maisonobe has a Doctor of Science in cybersecurity, M.S. degrees in IT management and in cybersecurity, and a B.S. in political science. Maisonobe is a U.S. Army combat veteran with a passion for cyberwarfare. In addition to the military awards and decorations, he also received several leadership awards in civil service. In his spare time, Maisonobe enjoys wine tasting events, cooking, and traveling

Emily MossburgEmily Mossburg

A 20+ year cybersecurity professional, Emily Mossburg leads Deloitte’s global cyberstrategy driving the continued evolution and expansion of the practice’s global reach, innovative cyber capabilities and team of 15,000+ cyber professionals worldwide. Mossburg joined Deloitte’s cybersecurity practice in the US more than 18 years ago. In that time, she has helped some of the firm’s largest, most strategic clients understand their cyber posture, transform their cyber program during business and marketplace shifts, and strengthen their cyber programs when faced with cyber incidents. This included implementation of new programs and solutions in areas such as data risk, incident and breach response, identity management and cyber resilience.

Last updated:

November 29, 2022