The next generation of cybersecurity defenders might have been sitting in a Las Vegas conference room Sunday. The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education, or CISSE, hosted local middle and high school students at the JW Marriott for an interactive seminar to spark interest in cybersecurity careers.
On behalf of the SECCDC Gold Team, I am proud to announce the results from the 2016 Regional Competition. We had eight teams of talented students from the following institutions engaged head to head over 15 hours of grueling competition. The final scores were extremely close.
On Wednesday, May 6, Wilmington University's Doberstein Admissions Center auditorium hosted one hundred and fifty 8th and 9th grade girls for the 5th annual DigiGirlz Day. This Microsoft-sponsored day of discovery featured a keynote address by Delaware's First Lady, Carla Markell and Transportation Cabinet Secretary, Jennifer Cohan.
InformationWeek - This week is Computer Science Education Week, which President Obama kicked off Monday with an Hour of Code at the White House and related announcements, such as a $20 million philanthropic commitment to train 25,000 new computer science teachers for US schools by fall 2016. Of course, the hour of code is somewhat symbolic -- sure, we've all got to start somewhere, but learning will require a longer term approach.
Opportunities with technology and the Internet appear to have no limit. Academia is often at the forefront of expanding our ever-evolving cyber universe. As new ground is forged and the benefits of a digitally connected world are enhanced, academia has an opportunity to lead by example in ensuring the online practices of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community are as secure as possible.
The TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University is pleased to announce that the applications are now open for the 2018 Summer NSF CISE REU Site in Security for Mobile Sensing.
Looking for a cybersecurity job can be stressful, but you can alleviate some of that headache by attending a pre-summit job fair preceding the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS). Many industries and businesses will be at the fair on Thursday, Aug. 2, 8:30 to 11:30 AM, at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon.
Student stipends available for a Job Fair in PORTLAND!
If you are enrolled in an information security, computer science, and information technology degree program, you now have a fantastic opportunity to talk with representatives from a range of IT and cybersecurity businesses and industries that have job openings.
You can apply to receive financial support to cover your job fair and 3CS registration, travel costs, lodging, and per diem stipend, based on the distance from your home to Mt. Hood Community College, as described below:
- Local Students (living within 60 miles of Mt. Hood) – qualify for the coverage of their registration ($25) and reimbursement of round-trip travel at the rate of 54.5 cents per mile.
- Regional Students (living between 60 and 175 miles from Mt. Hood) – qualify for the coverage of their registration ($25), reimbursement of round-trip travel at the rate of 54.5 cents per mile, one (1) night’s lodging ($209 - room must be shared by 2 students), and a stipend of $138.
- National Students (living over 175 miles from Mt. Hood) – qualify for the coverage of their registration ($25), reimbursement for transportation (airplane/bus/train) or mileage reimbursement not to exceed $500, two (2) nights lodging ($209 - room must be shared by 2 students), and a stipend of $138 to cover other trip incidentals.
To be considered for financial travel support, the online request form must be filled out and submitted by midnight, June 8. Recipients will be notified of travel awards by June 18.
Learn more about the Pre-Summit Job Fair HERE.
Go HERE to fill out travel stipend application.