Cyber Security/Information Assurance Day

  • Each year, the Institute for Cyber Security, in collaboration with the Computer Science Department, Center for Teaching Excellence, and IT Support Services, hosts Cyber Security/IA Day. This daylong event features nationally recognized security experts as well as speakers from regional law enforcement, government, security industry, and academia. Cyber Security/IA Day is open to the public, community colleges, and neighboring universities.

    This Year’s Information Assurance Day will be held on November 3, 2016.

    Please join us in the Ohio room of the IUP HUB for a full day of talks. Presentations lined up for the event:

    • 9:00 a.m. — Welcome and Opening Remarks, David Smith, chair of Computer Science
    • 9:15 a.m. — “Cyber Security and IUP,” Timothy Moerland, IUP provost and vice president for Academic Affairs
    • 9:30 a.m. — “Unleashing the Power of Innovation,” Daniel Goddard, director, Information Directorate, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
    • 10:10 a.m. — “Wireless Security Risks—Spanning 75 Years of Security Information Myths,” Joseph Jesson, CTO and technical advisor for Able Device
    • 10:50–11:00 a.m. — Morning break
    • 11:00 a.m. — “Cyber Security Awareness and Safety Tips for You, Your University, and Your Future,” Kevin Dodds, chief information security officer, S&T Bank, former Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)
    • 11:40 a.m. — “Creatively Combating Cyber Crime—In the ever evolving Global Theater,” Daniel Larkin, director, Fraud Prevention – PNC Enterprise Fraud Group, former FBI unit chief
    • 12:20–1:10 p.m. — Lunch break
    • 1:10 p.m. — “The Current State of Cyberspace Operations in the Context of American National Security,” Paul de Souza, founder of Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI), former chief security engineer for AT&T
    • 2:00 p.m. — Panel session “What Every College Student Should Know about Online Image, Privacy, and Security Issues,” moderated by Theresa McDivitt, IUP Government Information/Outreach librarian. Panelists: Malissa Calderon, Human Development, Fashion, and Interior Design; Amanda Marshal, coordinator of User Services, IUP IT Support; Sara Parme, IUP Scholarly Communications librarian; and Zachary Saeva, assistant director, IUP Career and Professional Development Center

    Past Information Assurance Days Information:

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  • Information Assurance Day 2014
    The Institute for Information Assurance at IUP, in collaboration with the IT Support Center and the Computer Science Department, will host the seventh annual Information Assurance Day on Thursday October 30, 2014, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Ohio Room at the HUB.
    Information Assurance Day 2013
    The Institute for Information Assurance at IUP, in collaboration with the Computer Science Department, will host the sixth annual Information Assurance Day on November 7, 2013, from 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at the Ohio Room in the HUB at IUP.
    Information Assurance Day 2012
    The Computer Science Department, in collaboration with the Institute for Information Assurance at IUP, will host the fifth annual Information Assurance Day on November 1, 2012, from 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m., at the Delaware Room in the HUB at IUP.
    Information Assurance Day 2011
    The Computer Science Department, in collaboration with the Institute of Information Assurance at IUP, will host the fourth annual Information Assurance Day on November 10, 2011, at the Delaware Room in the HUB at IUP.
    IA Day Schedule 2010
    The 3rd Information Assurance Day November 9, 2010 Studio 210,Fisher Auditorium – IUP Time Speaker Topic Title 9:00 – 9:30 Dr. Mary Lou Zanich, Interim Dean, College of Natural Science and Mathematics Opening Remarks 9:30 – 10:45 Mr. Dominic Glavach and Mr. Scott Zimmerman, Concurrent Technologies Corporation Cloud For
    IA Day Schedule 2009
    This is the schedule for the second annual Information Assurance Day 2009, hosted by the Computer Science Department.
    IA Day Schedule 2008
    This is the schedule for Information Assurance Day 2008, hosted by the Computer Science Department.
    IA Day Program 2009
    This is the schedule for the second annual Information Assurance Day 2009, hosted by the Computer Science Department.