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Secure Game Development Insights: Daniel Diaz’s Approach to Protecting Digital Creativity

Dedicated to the art and science of creating life in virtual worlds, Daniel Diaz is a committed student who will be our guide as we delve into the intriguing field of game development today. Come along as we examine Daniel’s perspectives on building in the secure setting of his school, his reliance on technology, and his insights into security procedures.

Daniel says with pride, “My name is Daniel Diaz, and I am a game programming major.” Daniel is a self-confessed digital arts enthusiast who is determined to learn the complexities of programming and game creation.

Security in the digital age is critical. Daniel Diaz is aware of this and acts proactively to protect his online persona. “A security precaution I take is 2 Factor Authentication,” he says. Daniel’s digital assets are safeguarded by the strong barrier this additional layer of security offers against illegal access.

Daniel also makes use of the password manager that is built into his phone. This improves convenience while also encrypting his sensitive data with an additional layer. These security precautions are priceless in the area of game programming, where intellectual property is highly valued.

Daniel Diaz feels safe and secure in the school, a setting that fosters creativity. He says, “I think the school is a safe place.” Daniel can focus on his work in the perfect environment—one that is monitored and controlled—at educational institutions, away from possible hazards and diversions that could arise in the larger digital landscape.

A crucial component of game production is teamwork, and Daniel approaches this environment with consideration. He is open to share his screen, depending on the nature of his work. “Depending on what I’m working on, I would either let them watch while I work or have them move away,” he says. Daniel may collaborate with others as necessary while yet protecting the privacy of specific initiatives thanks to this harmony between the two values.

 Daniel is a perfect example of the commitment and strategic thought needed in the fast-paced world of game programming. By adhering to security-aware protocols and collaborating with mindfulness, he not only guarantees the security of his digital activities but also makes a valuable contribution to his school’s creative and dynamic community.

Interview Conducted by UAT Student Alexis Sloan, Connect and Learn more LinkedIn STEM for Kiddos Instagram @stem_for_kiddos

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Cybersecurity Program

UAT’s cybersecurity degrees are recognized for their excellence, with programs including undergraduate studies in Network Security, Network Engineering, and Technology Forensics, as well as a graduate program in Cyber Security. These programs are designed to propel graduates to the forefront of the industry, equipping them with the skills needed to become ethical hackers and cybersecurity professionals. The undergraduate Network Security degree emphasizes proactive techniques to protect information systems against potential exploitation, covering areas such as penetration testing and the development of exploits for identified vulnerabilities​​​​.

Business & Innovation Programs

UAT offers advanced degrees focusing on the intersection of technology and business, aiming to foster innovation and leadership skills. These include Business Technology, Technology Innovation, Technology Leadership, and Technology Studies, each designed to prepare students for leadership roles in technology-driven environments​​.

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  • Technology Leadership (MS)
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Creation & Simulation Programs

For those interested in the creative aspects of technology, UAT offers degrees in Digital Maker and Fabrication, Human Computer Interaction, Robotics and Embedded Systems, and Virtual Reality. These programs are geared towards students looking to innovate in digital creation and simulation​​.

  • Digital Maker and Fabrication (BS)
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  • Robotics and Embedded Systems (BS)
  • Virtual Reality (BS)

Alexis Sloan

Hi! My name is Alexis Sloan. I’m originally from Denver, Colorado but currently out in Tempe, Arizona attending The University of Advancing Technology getting a bachelors degree in network security and network engineering and in the future pursuing a masters in technology leadership. I have a project called STEM For Kiddos running, in GeekRho (student council) here on campus, President of Gardening Club, and anything else to keep me busy. From dying my hair to studying to crocheting at the end of the day I am happy to be here and have the opportunity to interview fellow students and bring awareness to others about cybersecurity. I hope you enjoy the insights from others within the blogs.