CYBER SECURITY SOCIAL ENGINEER
Dr. Daria became a Social Engineer in Cyber Security. Her inquiry and training into this career came from being hacked sixteen times from identity theft to computer locking for ransom. As a practicing psychologist for several decades, the transition into cyber security was a natural progression in order to protect the confidential files of clients. Human Error, it turns out, accounts for over 85% of the loss of personal information and data security, no matter how advanced firewalls may be. The very characteristics that bind us together as a society, culture and civilization, hackers use against us.
As a professor, she teaches common sense strategies to individuals, groups and businesses. With special permission from the SANS Institute, materials developed by them for the military, government and corporations she shares with her audiences. In addition, she has spent a lifetime as a socially responsible serial entrepreneur, TV/Radio show host and CEO of a non-profit organization that is supportive of women and their issues. Through these enterprises, she discovered the imperative nature of securing confidential information both personal and professional.
In order to prevent the types of situations that happened to her, she teaches others prevention techniques as well as strategies for ‘after the fact’ because statistics show that anyone who has technology will inevitably be hacked at one time or another. As modern technology changes so rapidly and the data is too overwhelming for average individuals to keep up, it is imperative to understand the fundamentals of keeping personal and business data safe and secure from predators.
Daria Brezinski, PhD is a Soft Skills expert, professor, concierge anthropological psychologist, socially responsible serial entrepreneur, internationally renowned motivational speaker and author, national consultant and mentor, TV/Radio show host took an overarching, circuitous and unconventional path towards business, health, education and parenting in search of practical, logical, humane, out-of-the-box solutions to problems and issues that give meaning, purpose, value and depth to life. Thus she has accumulated a resume of diverse, comprehensive experiences on a variety of thematic studies, which have been translated and executed into a multitude of achievements.
For thirty years, she researched educational systems, family living models, holistic health modalities, ecological solutions, religious influences, birthing practices, neurophysiological breakthroughs, child-related legislation, genetics and laws around the world, authored publications on a variety of these topics and mentioned in as many more which include Forbes Magazine, US News and World Report, AHP Journal (Association for Humanistic Psychology), New York Times, Echo (alternative magazine), In Business Journal, WABC, WNBC, PBS. As Ambassador of Transformation, she implemented and championed for legislation to establish a more humane, relevant educational system.
Currently, she is Executive Director of Cyber Security Savvy (for profit) and What Wize Women Want, Inc (non-profit) that Encourages Women’s Voices to Make Informed Choices. As an advocate and counselor for Autistic Young Adults, she assists clients to navigate through lifetime issues, business stumbling blocks, the education, health, legal and financial mazes as well as teaches and coaches from a holistic perspective including as college professor. Besides this, her business accomplishments include her business accomplishments include: a holistic health center (Life Creations™), the first environmentally friendly wholesale/retail store (Earthwise: A Green Store™), women’s promotional/educational enterprise (What Wize Women Want™). Dr. Brezinski is the host of TV Show- What Wize Women Want™ and radio program- Children Come First™. She has a penetrative online presence.
As president of Integrated Learning Systems®, she designed a new educational infrastructure implemented at Holma College in Höör, Sweden where she was president.
Classroom lectures include the University of Virginia, University of Maryland, Rosemont College, Harcum Junior College, Philadelphia Community College, Drexel University as well lectures and workshops in cities across the globe- Atlanta, Savannah, Penn State, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, London and Stockholm. Her expertise was brought to bare while testifying at hearings for: PA Department of Commerce, Department of Education, Department of Corrections, Department of Environmental Protection, PA House of Representatives, United Nations and Whole Life Expos. In her early years, she was a Director of Head Start, a Day Care and the YMCA. Professional memberships include Professional Women’s Business Network, National Association of Women Business Owners, Chamber of Commerce, Executive Women’s Circle, Delta Kappa Gamma, American Alternative Medical Association, Association of Humanistic Psychology and Association of Transpersonal Psychology. As a community advocate, Dr. Daria has been instrumental in starting a recycling center, building a skateboard park, and advocating for youth activities.
Last but not least, her personal life is rich with experiences through mothering her children.