GenCyber 2020-21

  • GenCyber Winter 2020–21 Photo Gallery

    IUP held the National Security Agency/National Science Foundation-sponsored GenCyber winter 2020–21 camp virtually in February 2021. Fifty students participated in this camp and learned valuable lessons in cybersecurity practices. The camp addressed essential security concepts through hands-on activities, challenging projects, and guest lectures by leaders of industry.

    Below are participation advantages, camp materials and information related to curriculum and modules. Please visit the current IUP GenCyber page for information on current programs.

    Student Camp (Middle and High School Students)

    Participation Advantages

    1. The camp was offered at no cost to participants.
    2. A Raspberry Pi 4 kit was awarded to each participant.
    3. Instructions and mentorship from IUP faculty and other security experts.
    4. Participants gained valuable knowledge and skills that prepare them to pursue a very promising and growing career field.

    Camp Curriculum

    Guest Speakers

    • Saturday, February 13, 2021, Larry Pearlstein, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the College of New Jersey
      • Title: Defense Against the Dark Hat
    • Sunday, February 14, 2021, Dom Glavach, Chief Security Officer and Chief Strategies at CyberSN
      • Title: Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks

    Detailed camp modules and more than 230 resources can be accessed via the camp course on D2L titled “GenCyber Camp Winter 2020–21”

    Grant PI: Waleed Farag, Professor of Computer Science

    Professor Farag’s web page 
    Phone: 724-357-2524 
    Fax: 724-357-7908