2019

November

Cybersecurity Seminar Hosted by SCI, LERSAIS, and PITT Cyber

On Monday, November 18, 2019 Pitt Cyber, along with SCI and LERSAIS, will be holding a Cybersecurity Seminar at the University of Pittsburgh focused on “Optimal User Assignment in Constrained Role-Based Access Control Systems,” presented by Shamik Sural.

CAE Forum: Security Analysis of Facebook's Political AD Library and Secure Cloud Assisted Smart Cars

Mark your calendar and come join us for CAE Forum! CAE Forum is a live, real-time, online, academic forum where members of the CAE community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community. CAE Forum is about sharing your ideas, knowledge, and expertise to empower and strengthen our community. It’s that simple.

CAE Tech Talk: Wireless and Mobile Softwarization: Security and Privacy Pandora's Box? And: Building Secure Software Systems Using Security

Mark your calendars and come join your friends in the CAE community for a Tech Talk. CAE Tech Talks are free and conducted live in real-time over the internet, so no travel is required. Capitol Technology University hosts the presentations using Zoom, which employs slides, VOIP, and chat for live interaction. Just log in as “Guest” and enjoy the presentation.

October

Cybersecurity Day Set for October 29

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Cyber Security, in collaboration with the Information Technology Support Center, will host the 12th annual Cyber Security Day on October 29.

CAE Tech Talk: Malware Analysis Using Machine Learning

Mark your calendars and come join your friends in the CAE community for a Tech Talk. CAE Tech Talks are free and conducted live in real-time over the internet, so no travel is required. Capitol Technology University hosts the presentations using Zoom, which employs slides, VOIP, and chat for live interaction. Just log in as “Guest” and enjoy the presentation.

CAE Forum Use of Free and Open Source Labs to Support Cybersecurity Education, Cyber Camps and Cyber Competitions

Mark your calendar and come join us for CAE Forum! CAE Forum is a live, real-time, online, academic forum where members of the CAE community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community. CAE Forum is about sharing your ideas, knowledge, and expertise to empower and strengthen our community. It’s that simple.

Fourth Annual Cybersecurity Seminar

Join us for the fourth annual Cybersecurity Seminar, conducted by S&T Bank, InfraGard Pittsburgh, and IUP.

September

Computer Science Students Win First Place at CAE-NE Hackathon

Twelve IUP computer science students participated in the annual CAE-NE Regional Hackathon on September 20–21, 2019, and were able to secure a first-place finish against eight other US colleges and universities.

CAE Forum: Cybersecurity and Diversity, and Reverse Engineering with NSA's GHIDRA

Mark your calendar and join us for the Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) Forum. CAE Forum is a live, real-time, online academic forum where members of the CAE community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community.

CAE Tech Talk: Securing Data and Dictionary Attacks

Mark your calendars and come join your friends in the Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) community for a Tech Talk. CAE Tech Talks are free and conducted live in real-time over the internet, so no travel is required.

August

Bridging the Gap: 2019 National CAE Virtual Career Fair

The National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cybersecurity Virtual Career Fair will take place on September 27, 2019. Based on data from previous years, students/alumni from CAE-designated institutions come from a variety of disciplines, including cybersecurity, computer science, engineering, math, physics, and project management, to name a few. In addition, previous data indicates participants come from all different levels of educational attainment looking for internships, part-time, temporary, and full time job placements.

May

CAE Tech Talks: Industrial Control Systems, and Security for Bitcoins

Mark your calendars and come join your friends in the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity community for two Tech Talks on Thursday, May 16.

April

Microsoft, Mastercard, and Workday Team with Federal Government Agencies to Offer Cyber Pros Loan Assistance

Microsoft, MasterCard, and Workday announced this week they’ve teamed with 11 federal government agencies as part of a Cybersecurity Talent Initiative meant to fill hundreds of thousands of open cybersecurity jobs. Graduating college students can apply for a two-year placement in a security role at the FBI, CIA, or another agency. At the end of that two years they’ll be eligible for a position at one of those three companies, which will pay up to $75,000 of their student loan debt as part of their deal.

Research Experience for Undergraduates on Cyber-Physical System Cybersecurity

With funding from the National Science Foundation, the North Dakota State University Department of Computer Science and the Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research are pleased to offer a unique Research Experience for Undergraduates in the area of cybersecurity for cyber-physical systems.

IUP Receives Funding for Fourth Annual Gencyber Summer Camp

For the fourth consecutive year, IUP has been awarded funding from the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation to offer a free week-long GenCyber summer camp for middle and high school students.

GenCyber Camp Applications Available

This free camp, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency, is directed by Waleed Farag, director of IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security and professor of computer science.

IUP Students Participate in BloomCON, Learn Drone Hacking from Army Experts

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently held the fourth annual BloomCON on March 29–30, 2019. BloomCON is a digital forensics, cybersecurity, and hacking conference, featuring a variety of speakers from academia, industry, and the military. Conference topics included lock picking, hardware hacking, drone hacking, and various competitions.

IUP Students Participate in BloomCon, Learn Drone Hacking from Army Experts

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently held the fourth annual BloomCON on March 29–30, 2019. BloomCON is a digital forensics, cybersecurity, and hacking conference, featuring a variety of speakers from academia, industry, and the military. Conference topics included lock picking, hardware hacking, drone hacking, and various competitions.

CAE Forums: Cybersecurity Cross Curriculum Projects and Ethical Hacking Labs

Mark your calendar and come join us for the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Forum! CAE Forum is a live, real-time, online, academic forum during which members of the CAE community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community. CAE Forum is about sharing your ideas, knowledge, and expertise to empower and strengthen our community.

CAE Tech Talk: Equifax Breach as a Cybersecurity Case Study

Mark your calendars and come join your friends in the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity community for a Tech Talk. CAE Tech Talks are free and conducted live in real-time over the Internet so no travel is required. You can attend from just about anywhere (office, home, etc.). Capitol Technology University (CTU) hosts the presentations using their online delivery platform (Adobe Connect), which employs slides, voice over internet protocal (VOIP), and chat for live interaction.

March

Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition

The National Security Agency is seeking nominations for its annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition. The competition recognizes excellence in security research. Papers considered for this honor are nominated by members of the public.

Discussion: Cyberbullying Intervention and Prevention

Join Pitt Cyber for a National Cyberbullying Event on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. National cyberbullying expert Ellen Selkie and experts from the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Children’s Hospital, and Carnegie Mellon will come together with Pittsburgh Public Schools to talk about cyberbullying.

CAE Tech Talk: Deep and Dark Web

Come join your friends in the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity community for a Tech Talk. CAE Tech Talks are free and conducted live in real-time over the Internet so no travel is required.

CAE Forum: Internet of Things, Law Enforcement and Public Safety

Come join us for the March edition of the CAE Forum, where members of the National Centers of Academic Excellence community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community.

BSlidesFloodCity: Johnstown Cybersecurity Conference, April 18

BSides Flood City is an all volunteer-run information security conference. This year’s event will be held at the Conference Center at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown on April 18, 2019.

February

CAE Forum: Use of Free and Open Source Labs to Support Cybersecurity Education

Come join us for the February edition of the CAE Forum, where members of the National Centers of Academic Excellence community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community.

Lecture and Discussion: EU vs. US on Online Regulations

You are invited to a lecture and discussion on the EU perspective on regulating online platforms in times of fake news, value gaps, and uberisation.

January

Book Discussion: "Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime"

GSPIA’s Matthew B. Ridgeway Center for International Security Studies and Pitt Cyber present a discussion on “Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime,” featuring Jonathan Lusthaus.

Public Lecture: Cyber Security, Geopolitics, and the Future of Technological Competition

Come learn from a known cybersecurity expert, Adam Segal.

CAE Forum: Secure Human Behaviors

Come join us for the January edition of the CAE Forum, where members of the National Centers of Academic Excellence community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community.

CAE Tech Talk: Identifying and Defeating Modern Malware Code Obfuscation

Come join your friends in the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity community for a Tech Talk. CAE Tech Talks are free and conducted live in real-time over the Internet so no travel is required.