Sonoran Desert Security User Group

SDSUG is a group of information technology professionals in the Phoenix area dedicated to the security of our digital systems. We meet quarterly to discuss security issues, tech trends, and share our successes and failures so we can learn from each other.

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About Us

Sonoran Desert Security User Group (SDSUG)

SDSUG was established on September 25, 2001 by Leo J Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM. Since 2001 SDSUG has grown to be one of the largest security user groups in the world with over 950 members. SDSUG meets on a quarterly basis and is open to any IT professional concerned about the security of information systems. Membership is free and only requires you to provide us some info about yourself to verify your involvement with the community.


February 2020


January 2019

DNS Tampering
January 2019 Security Snippets

February 2019

Cyber Security Noise - February 21, 2019

March 2019

Cyber Security Noise - March 8, 2019
Cyber Security Noise - March 15, 2019

May 2019

Cyber Security Noise - May 10, 2019
Cyber Security Noise - May 17, 2019
Cyber Security Noise - May 31, 2019
Critical Patching Alert - May 2019
May 2019 Security Snippets

June 2019

HUAWEI and ZTE Awareness
CT Watch Overnight
Cyber Security Noise - June 14, 2019
FBI Cyber Report - June 7-20, 2019

July 2019

CT Watch Overnight
Cyber Security Noise - July 12, 2019
EOL Software List
July 2019 Security Snippets

August 2019

Cyber Security Noise - August 30, 2019
Cyber Brief - August 2019
August 2019 Security Snippets

September 2019

Cyber Snapshot - September 5, 2019
Cyber Security Noise - September 13, 2019
Cyber Security Noise - September 20, 2019
Cyber Alert - Detecting Emotet
Cyber Alert - Hurricane Scams
GIOC - Email Fruad

Semi-Annual Meetings


Southwest CyberSec Forum

SDSUG and the Southwest CyberSec Forum group will be coordinating events by sharing announcements and cross promotion of events. Check this tab often for new information.

Southwest CyberSec Forum

Next Meeting: August 3rd Monthly meeting of the SouthWest CyberSec Forum Topic; Threat hunting and Cyber Security Contracts

Meetings are held the first Monday of each month.
When: First Monday of the Month
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Physical Location: UAT in Tempe, AZ Map It
Virtual Location: Check Email / Website for link
Agenda: Varies, but all things Cybersecurity related


David Careers

David Careers is always looking for Cyber Security professionals.

Information Security Job Search
Contact Information:
Ingrid Lohneiss
David Careers
2443 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
David Careers Website
Email your resume.

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Careers
Current Job Requisitions:

Career Evolutions

Job: DevOps Cloud Engineer
Salary: $180K
Job Description: Job Description
Contact: Alex Champa
Phone: (480) 621-5593


        Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM  
        OPEN: Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM
    Vice President
        OPEN: Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM
        OPEN: Leo J. Hauguel, CISSP, NSA-IAM
    Chief Communications Officer / Webmaster
        John R. Nash
    Chairperson of Membership
        Brian Simper
    Co-Chairperson of Membership
        Reid Ferguson
    Chairperson Technical Communication
        Stephen Mintz, CISSP, CEH

    Chairperson Venue Planning at MCC
        Gary Marrer, MBA, M.Ed., Chair of Business/IT GCC Main Campus
    Co-Chairperson Venue Planning at MCC
        Martin Bencic M. Ed., Resident Faculty - Linux & Cyber Occupational Program Director, Business/IT Div., GCC Main Campus
    Chairperson Venue Planning at UAT
        Dr. David B. Bolman, Provost
    Co-Chairperson Venue Planning at UAT
        Bree Erickson, Event Coordinator

    • SDSUG® Website Hosting Provided by:
    •      John Nash, VP of Technology Phreedom Technologies
    • SDSUG® Website Host Site Assistant:
    •     Roger Hart