2018

November

CAE Forum: Cryptographically Protected Database Search

CAE Forum November 14, 2018. Topic: Cryptographically Protected Database Search

CAE Tech Talk: FR-WARD: Fast Retransmit as a Wary but Ample Response to Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks from the Internet of Things

Come join your friends in the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity community for a Tech Talk.

October

Computer Science Students Win Third Place in Hackathon

Four computer science students—James Lutz, David Kornish, Daniel Richmond, and Matthew Scott—competed in the CAE Regional Resource Center NE Cyber Competition held October 12–13, 2018.

CAE Tech Talk: Open Source Intelligence in Cybersecurity

Learn about some of the tools used by open-source intelligence professionals to collect information online and see a demonstration during a Tech Talk titled "Open Source Intelligence in Cybersecurity."

CAE Forum: Cybercrime Post-incident Leadership Model

Please tune in for the October CAE Forum on October 17 at 1:10 p.m. This month's presentation is on the Cybercrime Post-incident Leadership Model.

IUP Cybersecurity Day on Tuesday, October 30

The Institute for Cyber Security and IUP IT Support Services are pleased to present the 11th annual IUP Cyber Security Day on Tuesday, October 30, in the Ohio room of the HUB. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend.

September

Cyber Security Seminar, October 5

Register to attend this year’s cybersecurity seminar, taking place October 5, 2018, and brought to you by the Office of Extended Studies.

Guest Lecture on Intelligence and Cyber Security at Pitt: The View from the Center: Integrating Cyber Threat Intelligence to Inform Policymakers

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, the School of Computing and Information, and the Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security at the University of Pittsburgh welcome Tonya Ugoretz, director of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, on October 5, 2018.

Keynote Address: The Assault on National Intelligence: American National Security In An Age Of Lies

The keynote address by General Michael Hayden, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies, will occur on October 1, 2018, at the University Club in Pittsburgh, Pa.

National Cyber League Virtual Game

National Cyber League is the only virtual game in the universe that is an offensive and defensive, puzzle-based, capture-the-flag style cybersecurity competition that links education to certifications and careers. NCL’s training ground tests your cybersecurity skillset with simulated workforce challenges.

Cybersecurity Virtual Career Fair

The Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity will host the second CAE Virtual Career Fair, sponsored by Cyber Watch West and the National Science Foundation, on October 5, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT.

CAE in Cybersecurity Symposium 2018

The annual CAE in Cybersecurity Symposium will take place on November 8–9, 2018 in Miami, Florida. This event is designed to provide the CAE in Cybersecurity community members and applicants the opportunity to network, receive community updates, and present their research to the community.

NSA Codebreaker Challenge 2018

The NSA 2018 Codebreaker Challenge consists of a series of tasks that are worth a varying amount of points based upon their difficulty. Register online and head right to the challenge!

April

CAE Virtual Career Fair 2018

The National Centers of Academic Excellence is hosting the second CAE Virtual Career Fair, sponsored by Cyber Watch West and the National Science Foundation, on October 5, 2018.

PITT AFA Cyber Camp 2018

The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security (Pitt Cyber), in partnership with Robert Morris University, is hosting a week-long Air Force Association CyberCamp for high school students (entering 9th grade–graduating 12th grade) from July 23 to 27, 2018.

March

National Security Seminar

The National Security Seminar 2018, by the Washington Center, is happening May 14–23. Apply by April 4 to attend the event in Washington, DC.

National Cyber League Spring Season

The National Cyber League is a one-of-a-kind virtual game that puts students in real-life situations where they have to employ what they know to succeed. Sign up here for this learning experience.

Tech Talk: Big Data Tools for Cybersecurity

Learn how to use the PyPy Sandbox to explore Mobile Code Sandboxing on Thursday, March 15. PyPy’s architecture and key components will be introduced, and several demos will highlight the security policies and access features. Attendance is free!

CAE Forum: The Legal Space of Cybersecurity

This CAE Forum examines the aspects of the legal space within which cybersecurity as a discipline operates. Join us on Wednesday, March 14. Attendance is free.

Tech Talk: Mobile Code Sandboxing

Free Cybersecurity Workshop, March 24

You are invited to attend a series of free Cybersecurity Skill Improvement Weekend Workshops sponsored by IUP and the NSA. These workshops are open to all interested middle school, high school, and college students and teachers.

February

Tech Talk: “From Malware Analysis to Suricata Signatures—How to Defend Your Networks”

This talk will discuss tips, insights, and resources to get started leveraging malware analysis to create Suricata signatures. The presentation will be on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 1:10 to 1:50 p.m. in 331 Stright Hall.

IUP Spring Career Fair

We encourage you to attend the 2018 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, February 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Over 80 employers have already registered to attend!

Bayer Hackathon Spring 2018

Registration is open for the spring 2018 Pittsburgh Bayer Hackathon. Students will have the opportunity to develop creative solutions to one of Bayer’s IT business challenges in the areas of Chat-Bots. See this news post for additional details and flyers.

Secretary's Honor Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative

Launched by the US Department of Homeland Security, this initiative will let current undergraduate and graduate college students learn about the DHS cybersecurity mission by completing hands-on cybersecurity work and building technical experience in key areas such as digital forensics, network diagnostics, and incident response.

Pitt Cyber: David Sanger on Nation-State Cyber Conflict

The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security is presenting a lecture by David Sanger on February 21, titled "The Cyber Threat: The New Way Nations Struggle for Power and Influence."

CAE Forum: “App to Measure Cybersecurity Skills Levels of Non-IT Professionals”

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, the Institute for Cyber Security will provide viewing of this CAE Forum presentation from 2:00 to 2:40 p.m. in 331 Stright Hall.

CAE Forum: “Global Cybersecurity Trends and Practices”

The Institute for Cyber Security will provide viewing of this CAE Forum presentation on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 1:10 to 1:50 p.m. in 331 Stright Hall.

January

Free Cybersecurity Skill Improvement Workshop

Middle school, high school, and college students and teachers are invited to attend a series of free Cybersecurity Skill Improvement Weekend Workshops sponsored by IUP and the National Security Agency. The next workshop will be held at IUP on Saturday, February 17, 2018.