Don Shafer
Don Shafer
As co-founder, member of the board of directors, chief compliance, security, safety, health and environment officer, and technical fellow, Don Shafer developed Athens Group's oil and gas practice and leads engineers in delivering software engineering services for exploration, production, and pipeline monitoring systems for clients. An IEEE senior member, he is a software engineering subject matter expert for the Cockrell School of Engineerings Advanced Research in Software Engineering Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Shafer has contributed to many books and published articles, and is coauthor of "Quality Software Project Management". He is also a contributor to the "Encyclopedia of Software Engineering."
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Don Shafer's Talks
Date    November 8, 2012
Time    55 min
This webinar with Don Shafer presents lessons learned from real world hardware and software technology disasters.
Date    September 24, 2013
Time    76 min
This webinar will bring everyone up to date on today's cloud and what has happened along the way. Will all of us be in the cloud version of the "Trough of Disillusionment"? We shall see!
Date    June 11, 2014
Time    68 min
This webinar will explore the fallout from the success of the Stuxnet virus and why this hyper-sophisticated worm has threatened our automation infrastructure from the laptop to the cloud.
Date    March 26, 2015
Time    52 min
This webinar presents a current look at the malware running loose in the retail sector and will lay out the risks you face and how you can protect yourself.
Date    March 8, 2016
Time    58 min
This webinar highlights the growing importance of cybersecurity in the oil industry, especially after Stuxnet.
Date    July 18, 2017
Time    49 min
Will the Internet of Things and Big Data go the way of 1995’s Information Superhighway? Attend this session and find out.
Date    May 16, 2018
Time    60 min
When did your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and partisan chat rooms become weaponized? Who is doing it and how? This webinar looks at today’s troll farms and explores the impact on you, your economy and your community.
Date    March 19, 2019
Time    55 min
This webinar examines social media troll farms: how we got here, and what the impact is on you
Date    December 6, 2018
Time    54 min
This webinar looks at the top 10 questions you need to answer to get to the “Truth” of IoT. And, then, the top 10 “Dares” you need to accept in order to make the IoT work for you and your organization.
Date    December 11, 2018
Time    48 min
Currently there are 48 active Cryptocurrencies. This webinar will examine the top 5: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and Cardano. You will take away an understanding of how Blockchain works to add value to these currencies, how they are being used today, and what the future holds.