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7TH NATIONAL WOMEN IN CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE (WICYS 2020)

Denver (Aurora), CO | Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10 am to Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 6:30pm

Join us for the largest cybersecurity conference where we have comparable representation of students and professionals in the audience.

The WiCyS conference will offer:

  • Technical presentations
  • Technical workshops
  • Student Poster competitions (winners receive travel grants)
  • Birds-of Feather discussions
  • Career Village with mentoring and networking session
  • Panel discussions
  • Lightning talks
  • Career and graduate school fair (expecting 100+ organizations)

Dedicated meet ups for:

  • SFS Scholars
  • WiCyS Students chapters
  • WiCyS affiliates
  • Faculty with funding agency leaders

Join WiCyS organization to access community portal, speaker bureau, career central among other member exclusive features.

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DSU MadLabs Cybersecurity Workshop

Kennedy Center, Dakota State University, Madison, SD | 8:30am-5:00pm, Mar 21, 2020

In this one-day workshop, you will have the opportunities to participate in a series of presentations from the MadLabs Directors including offensive security, defensive security, IoT security, and Artificial Intelligence for security and privacy.

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KNOW Identity

Las Vegas, MGM Grand | April 5 - 8, 2020

The KNOW Identity Conference is the industry-leading identity event. With 2000+ attendees and 50+ content-rich sessions, KNOW is a powerful, immersive event, where the leading edge of digital identity gets sharper. In 2020, we're showcasing five brand new programming tracks: Risk & Compliance, User Experience, Security, Inclusion, and Data Economy.

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GenCyberCoin - Development Journey of a Gamified Cybersecurity Web Platform

Online Meeting| April 16, 2020 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Join National Cybersecurity Student Association to learn about the technical details of GenCyberCoin development that will hopefully inspire others to work on cybersecurity education projects. We will go over the frontend and backend, deployment in docker and AWS, and all the features that are available on GenCyberCoin.

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CAE Executive Leadership Forum

Chicago, IL | May 19-21, 2020

In 2017, the United States employed nearly 780,000 individuals in cybersecurity-related positions, leaving 350,000 positions unfilled. By 2021, researchers estimate there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally.

The critical job shortage is one issue executive leadership from academia, industry and government will address at the 2020 Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Executive Leadership Forum (ELF). Participants will learn about national initiatives and network with peers to delve into cybersecurity education and workforce development.

The forum is hosted by Moraine Valley Community College in collaboration with Dakota State University and in partnership with the NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Program.

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2020 Advancing Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference

Gaithersburg, MD | May 27-28, 2020

The 2020 Advancing Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference is a continuation of the annual Cybersecurity Framework Workshops, and we’ve added even more topics and stakeholder groups associated with NIST projects:

  • Risk Management Framework
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Privacy Engineering

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2020 NATIONAL CYBER SUMMIT

Huntsville, AL | Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 10:00am to Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7:00pm

The National Cyber Summit is the nation’s most innovative cyber security-technology event, offering unique educational, collaborative and workforce development opportunities for industry visionaries and rising leaders. Our core focus is on two things: accessibility and connectivity.

https://youtu.be/TULagd52cXw

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CISSE 24TH COLLOQUIUM

Baltimore, MD | June 14-17, 2020

As we draw closer to the quarter-century mark, the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE) continues to provide the sole forum in which the members of the academic field of cybersecurity gather to present and discuss emerging trends and ideas. Our government and industry partners join us to provide information on cyber issues they deal with on a regular basis. This balance serves to provide input for all our stakeholders to reinforce our shared mission. The 24th annual Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education will be gathering in the beautiful Inner Harbor area of Baltimore, MD, from June 14-17. Presentations and keynote addresses will focus on this year’s theme of privacy issues, policies that enforce technological solutions, and those nasty asymmetric and persistent threats to our infrastructure and systems.

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2020 COMMUNITY COLLEGE CYBER SUMMIT (3CS)

Dayton/Centerville, Ohio | August 4th - 6th, 2020

3CS is organized and produced by the National CyberWatch Center, National Resource Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA), CyberWatch West (CWW), and Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections (BATEC), which are all funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The outcomes of 3CS leverage community college cybersecurity programs across the nation by introducing the latest technologies, best practices, curricula, products, and more.

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2020 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference

St. Louis, MO | December 7-8, 2020

The 2020 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference will feature timely and thought-provoking presentations that highlight effective collaborations, bold experiments and innovations, and other potentially game-changing methods in support of growing the cybersecurity workforce. Attendees will include training and educational leaders from academia, business, and government for two days of focused hands-on workshops and discussions in support of the NICE strategic goals: accelerate learning and skills development, nurture a diverse learning community, and guide career development and workforce planning.

This year’s conference, hosted by iKeepSafe, will host over 50 presentations, 35 professional exhibitors, and a projected 450+ attendees.

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News

Article Title: AI-Driven Deepfake Technologies an Emerging Threat
PDF: AI Deepfake

Article Title: Cyber Threat Actors Expected to Leverage Coronavirus Outbreak
PDF: Corona Virus

Article Title: Critical Patches Issued for Microsoft Products
PDF: Critical Patches Issued for Microsoft Products

Article Title: Child Sexual Exploitation Offenders “Lurking” on Tor Hidden Services Engage in More than Passive Browsing
PDF: Dark Web CSE

Article Title: Reloadable Cards Paired with Money Laundering to Profit and Conceal Crimes
PDF: Reloadable Cards

Cyber Defense Magazine - Cyber Tips for the Holidays

Highlights from previous Events

Photo montage: Bob Duhainy and image of Walden University sign.

Day of Cyber @WaldenU

The Day of Cyber team interviewed Bob Duhainy, PhD, Principal Investigator, Core Faculty, School of Management and Technology and Doctor of Information Technology at Walden University. Read the full article.

Community College CyberSecurity Summit (3CS)

 Dr. Mack Chapman discussing our programs with potential candidates.
Dr. Mack Chapman discussing our programs with potential candidates.

Dr. Mack Chapman and Dr. Gary Griffith attended the Community College CyberSecurity Summit (3CS) that was held on August 2–4, 2018 at Mount Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon. The 3CS conference is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges. This yearly conference is held at different community colleges around the United States to promote Cybersecurity best practices. The outcomes of 3CS leverage community college cybersecurity programs across the nation by introducing the latest technologies, best practices, curricula, products, and more.

Dr. Griffith discussing our programs with potential candidates.
Dr. Griffith discussing our programs with potential candidates.

Dr. Chapman and Dr. Griffith attended 2018’s 3CS conference to promote Walden University’s, College of Management and Technology, School of Information Systems and Technology’s Cyber Security and Information Assurance programs. The School of Information Systems and Technology’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Cyber Security and Forensics program is recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). The School of Information Systems and Technology also offers students master’s degrees in cyber security, and in the Doctor of Information Technology program, students can tailor their research into areas of Cyber Security/Information Assurance that is of greatest interest to our students.

Walden booth at Community College CyberSecurity Summit (3CS)

We had an Excellent Booth location to meet potential students.

Along with promoting our cyber security programs, we were also working to create articulation agreements with community colleges that would give community college students pathways to further their education in Cyber Security at Walden.

Amy Pavlo and Dr. Karlyn Barilovits

National Cyber Summit

Pictured to the right are Amy Pavlo (on left) and Dr. Karlyn Barilovits (on right) at the National Cyber Summit. Amy is attending Walden University working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology in the Cyber Security and Forensics program. Dr. Barilovits, Dean of School of Information Systems and Technology at Walden University, is a member of Women and Minorities in Cyber Security working group, a subcommittee of the Colloquium for Information Security Education (CISSE). Thanks to Walden University membership in the CISSE, Dr. Barilovits was able to apply for a grant offered by the National Science Foundation (NFS) which provided the funding for Amy to attend the National Cyber Summit held in VON BRAUN CENTER in Huntsville, AL on June 7–9, 2016.

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