Farag Discusses Cybersecurity Careers and Opportunities With High School Seniors

The director of the IUP Institute for Cyber Security and current PI of several major federally funded grants, Waleed Farag, visited the Homer-Center Senior High School on March 8 to share information about IUP’s cybersecurity education efforts, including current grant information and opportunities for scholarships.

Generation Google Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Generation Google Scholarship is now accepting applications for the 2024–25 school year.


Farag Invited Participant at Regional Cyber Hub Kick-Off Meeting

Waleed Farag, director of the IUP Institute for Cyber Security and professor of computer science, was recently invited to participate in the kick-off meeting for the newly formed Regional Cyber Hub.

Airport Cooperative Research Program Announces Graduate Research Awards

The Airport Cooperative Research Program is now accepting applications for the Graduate Research Award Program, which offers multiple benefits for students interested in research that addresses airport and related air transportation system needs.


Naval Surface Warfare Center Paid Internship Opportunity for STEM Students

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division is now accepting applications for the STEM Student Employment Program, which provides students with a paid internship and possibly tuition assistance.

Cybersecurity Symposium April 1

The Tri-County Workforce Investment Board and the Tri-County Technology Consortium will host the 2024 Cybersecurity Symposium on Monday, April 1.

Cybersecurity Team Places Fourth in National CAE-NE Hackathon

On Saturday, Feb. 17, 2023, the IUP Cybersecurity Team participated in the Nation Center of Academic Excellence – Northeast Cyber Competition and secured a fourth-place finish against 10 other cyber teams from US colleges and universities.

International Delegation Visits Institute for Cyber Security

On February 5, 2024, IUP’s Institute for Cyber Security hosted seven delegates from Iraq as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program through the US Department of State.

FBI Honors Internship Program Now Accepting Applications

The FBI Honors Internship Program 2025 open season has started and runs February 12–March 1, 2024. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to support the world’s Premier Law Enforcement agency, apply today!

Farag Presents to Indiana Junior High Students and Staff about Cybersecurity Careers

Waleed Farag, director of the IUP Institute for Cyber Security and professor of computer science, visited Indiana Area Junior High School on February 6, 2024, to share information about cybersecurity careers and the upcoming IUP GenCyber Summer Camp with middle school students and staff.