SEC meets at the Flightline Restaurant (formerly High Sierra Grill), 521 Firestone Road
See meal choices below. Please reserve now, choose your meal, and pay now by credit card,
or pay at the door with cash or check.

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When Wednesday,  January 9, 2019, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM PDT
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Flightline Restaurant (former High Sierra) 
521 Firestone Road
Goleta, CA 93117

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Cheryl Ebner 
Science & Engineering Council of Santa Barbara 
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01-09-19 Cybercrime and How You Can Protect Yourself. 

Our January Presentation: What are today's hackers trying to trick you into? Current hacking threats differ from traditional "cons" and are often part of a complex fraud scheme. What are current information gathering, fraud, and system access threats? And how can you lower the risk of having your data compromised? Fraud is becoming more and more common as fraudsters continue to develop sophisticated scams for financial gain.  


Our Speaker: Robert N. Yamasaki, Vice President: Robert Yamasaki recently joined Community West Bank in the newly-created position of Information Security Officer. Mr. Yamasaki has over 25 years of experience in information technology, information security, and cybersecurity. Prior to joining Community West Bank, he served with Rabobank for a number of years at the Vice President level. He began working in banking in 1992 for Mid-State Bank and Trust before it merged with Rabobank.

Please reserve by the Monday before the meeting: A reservation allows SEC to provide the restaurant an accurate guarantee of meal amounts and results in faster service. When reserving, make a meal choice. You can pay in advance by credit card or at the door with check or cash. Remember you are always welcome as a walk-in member or guest without a reservation. 

Meal Choices: All meals are the same price. Please choose one when you reserve, to provide a count for the restaurant. Pay when you reserve, or walk-in and pay at the door.

  • Tri-Tip Sandwich
  • Smoked Turkey-Bacon Sandwich
  • High Sierra Chicken-Apple-Pecan Salad
  • Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion
Drinks:  Diet soda, iced tea, lemonade and water are available.

As you register, note the opportunity on the form to join SEC
as an individual or corporate member!

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his meeting is sponsored in part by
Community West Bank
Bengal Engineering

For information about the Science & Engineering Council.
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From our Co-Presidents Tim Murphy and Gary Kravetz: 

All members and guests are encouraged to contribute
to the SEC scholarship program!
Contact a board member at an SEC meeting, send email to the SEC,
or simply visit our new web page and use the direct donation button. However you do it, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara handles the actual fund and awards.
Donations may be tax-deductible.

Plan now for upcoming SEC meetings:

February 13: To be announced

March 13: Corey Hoven, CTO NEXT Energy Technologies, "Beautiful Energy; Windows that Generate Energy from the Sun"