2015

October

Eighth Annual Information Assurance Day set for October 29

This Year's Information Assurance Day will be held October 29, 2015 in the Delaware Room of the HUB.

Tech Talk: The Age of Drones and Cybersecurity

On Thursday, October 15, the Institute for Information Assurance will provide viewing of the CAE Tech Talk “The Age of Drones and Cybersecurity.”

Institute for Information Assurance and IUP IT Support to Promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is designated by President Obama to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In a world where the Internet is woven into our daily lives, it is important to take steps to ensure our privacy and safety when online. During this month, universities, private sector, and government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, are promoting cyber security awareness through various events and initiatives.

IUP Recognized in National Survey of Best Schools for Cybersecurity

A 2014 Ponemon Institute study ranks Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Computer Science Department among the top 25 percent of 183 American schools for cybersecurity education.

July

IUP Students Participate in Cybersecurity Conference in Las Vegas

Five IUP students attended the “Become What They See and Connect to in Cyber Security” workshop held in Las Vegas in June 2015. The workshop was cosponsored by the NSF, IUP, Norfolk State University, and CyberWatch West.

IUP Faculty Present Cybersecurity Summer Camp to High School Students

Six IUP faculty members (Pankaj Chaudhary, Waleed Farag, Jennifer Gossett, Dennis Giever, James Roger, and David Smith) presented security-related talks to high school students from surrounding school districts at the IUP Northpointe campus.

January

Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair, Feburary 19

The Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair will occur on Thursday, February 19, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. EST. This online event will let you explore career opportunities, chat with recruiters and subject matter experts, and learn how to apply for job openings.

IA Club Meeting on Feb 23

The Information Assurance Club will be holding its first meeting of the spring 2015 semester on Monday, February 2, in Stright 107 (the Cyber-security Lab).