Arizona PowerShell Users Group May 2019

Thanx to those that attended:

Slide deck and sample files are found here on github:

If you missed the onsite you can view the video here on YouTube

Topic: Redacting Images with PowerShell

Redacting is defined as to censor or obscure (part of a text) for legal or security purposes.  In this session we’ll demonstrate how you can use PowerShell and DotNet methods to redact sensitive data from pictures.

About our Speakers:


Allan Martin  is an expert in data privacy and security with over 20 years’ experience.  Partnering with market leaders Informix and IBM, he has successfully architected and delivered over 50 data privacy, test data management and data archiving solutions for Fortune 500 organizations including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, St. Jude’s Bank and many others.

Allan has helped to establish competitive, scalable and professional standards and provided vision and leadership for key technologies, including database management systems, grid computing, data privacy and encryption processes.

After leaving IBM, Allan formed ABMartin, a consulting organization leveraging skills in database design and access, Data Privacy/Obfuscation and best practices to protect companies’ classified sensitive data.  He invented and was Sr. Developer on the UMask platform, the first software solution to mask unstructured data.


Thom Schumacher is an IT professional with over 25 years’ experience Thom’s background includes 10 years as an Avionics tech 16 years for a major computer manufacturer, and his last position was with an eCommerce company. Thom is currently employed with Ercot.

Thom started the Microsoft PowerShell user’s group in Austin Texas & is the current Leader of the Arizona PowerShell users group. Thom’s Microsoft PowerShell expertise is in IIS, TFS, SQL Reporting Services, supporting dot net developers and their code. He has also written a chapter in Powershell Conference Book.

Thom spoke at the 2016 Asia Powershell Conference and led and spoke for Arizona Powershell Saturday in 2016 and 2017.

He is passionate about teaching what he knows and automating whatever he can.
Thom’s hobbies include motorcycles, woodworking and PowerShell


If you are interested in joining remotely Browse to our Youtube Channel and look for our speaker:

If you plan on being OnSite please sign up via EventBrite

Tuesday May 7th, from 5:30 pm – 7 pm Arizona Time ( first 30 minutes reserved for speaker setup and for attendees to  network).  Speaker should start around 6 pm.

Tek Systems 
2625 South Plaza Drive
Suite #301 : 3rd Floor in the main conference room.
Tempe, AZ

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