avatar for Joshua Rykowski

Joshua Rykowski

United States Army Cyber Protection Brigade
Cyberspace Operations Officer
osh Rykowski currently serves as a Cyberspace operations officer for the US Army where he has lead a Cyber Protection Team and worked to develop specialized training for those same teams. On his convoluted path to cybersecurity he obtained a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the United States Military Academy and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Rice University focusing on multi-robot systems.

In his spare time, Josh serves as the executive director and challenge developer for the RunCode.ninja programming challenge non-profit where he works with a talented team of individuals to provide real-world programming challenges while cultivating community support at no-cost to the broader community. 

Finally, he is passionate about teaching and giving back to the community through volunteering his time as a technical mentor for CyberPatriot, managing the RunCode.ninja non-profit, and mentoring local talent within the cyber domain.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, August 14

10:15am EDT