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16th Annual Cybersecurity Day at IUP Held on October 31

The sixteenth annual Cybersecurity Day event was held at IUP on October 31, 2023.

2024 Future Computing Summer Internship

For the third consecutive year, the Advanced Computing Systems Research Program in the NSA Research Directorate is joining with their counterparts in the High-Performance Computing Solutions and Operations organizations to offer the Future Computing Summer Internship.

IUP Cybersecurity Day Set for Oct. 31

IUP’s Institute for Cybersecurity, in collaboration with the PC4A Project and Information Technology Support Center, will host the sixteenth annual Cybersecurity Day on October 31. This annual event features nationally recognized security experts as well as speakers from government, the security industry, and academia. It is free and open to the community.

IUP Hosting 16th Annual Cybersecurity Day

IUP will host the sixteenth annual Cybersecurity Day on Tuesday, October 31, in the HUB from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

PC4A Sponsoring Bsides Flood City Cybersecurity Conference

PC4A is sponsoring the Bsides Flood City Cybersecurity Conference, held in Johnstown, PA.

IUP Secures $1 Million from Department of Defense for Summer Language Immersion Program for Cybersecurity Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $996,350 from the Department of Defense to establish a pilot summer immersion program for cybersecurity students to develop language foundations and proficiency in Chinese. IUP is the only school in the nation chosen to develop the program.

USDA 2023 Cybersecurity Expo

The USDA Cybersecurity Expo is designed to engage and educate cybersecurity professionals and enthusiasts with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency in the event of a cyber incident.

ICS Director Farag Receives Senate Distinguished Faculty Award for Research

Waleed Farag received the Senate 2023 Distinguished Faculty Award for research.

USDA Hosting Virtual Cybersecurity Expo

USDA is hosting a virtual cybersecurity expo on October 3–4, 2023.

DoD Funded PC4A Hosts First Annual Partner Conference at IUP

Community college partners from the PC4A project attended the first annual partner conference.

2023 PittAgile Gathering Held in September

The 2023 Pitt Agile Gathering will be held in September in Robinson, PA.

NSA Hosting Online Codebreaker Challenge

The NSA is offering a Codebreaker challenge for students to step into the shoes of NSA analysts.

University of Texas–San Antonio Hosting Rowdy Datathon in October

The University of Texas at San Antonio will be hosting a weekend-long datathon where students can work collaboratively on a data science project. 

DoD Funded PC4A Project Hosting First Annual Partner Conference at KCAC

The PC4A Project is hosting its first annual Partner Conference on August 8, 2023.

Cybersecurity Advisory from FBI, NSA: North Korea Using Social Engineering to Enable Hacking of Think Tanks, Academia, and Media

Cybersecurity Advisory From FBI, NSA: North Korea Using Social Engineering to Enable Hacking of Think Tanks, Academia, and Media

NSF Announces Jumpstart Into Cyber Summer Program for Underrepresented Students

The NSF announces a jumpstart into cyber summer program for underrepresented students.

CAE Tech Talk - May 18, 2023

CAE Tech Talk held on May 18, 2023.

DoD-Funded PC4A Project Offering Faculty Development Workshops to Community College Partners

Two faculty development workshops are being offered to PC4A partners in May 2023. Two workshops have already been held for WCCC and PHCC in April 2023.

Cybersecurity Club Competes in Hospital-Themed Hackathon

IUP’s Cybersecurity Club competed in a medical themes hackathon on April 4–7.

IUP Hosts Personnel from DoD NAVSUP Business Systems Center

IUP hosted personnel from DoD NAVSUP Business Systems Center on April 11, 2023.

CAE Tech Talk - April 20, 2023

CAE Tech Talk held on April 20, 2023.

CAE Forum, April 5

CAE Forum on April 5, 2023 with two presentations, the first titled "Are Personal Information Sharing, Awareness, Habits, and Practices a Concern for Cybersecurity?" and the second titled "Aviation and Aerospace Cybersecurity."

IUP Institute for Cybersecurity Hosting Personnel from Department of Defense Agency

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Cybersecurity will host three senior personnel—including one IUP graduate, an Indiana native, and a central Pennsylvania native—from the Department of Defense’s Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Business Systems Center on April 11.

Farag Presents on PC4A Project at Inaugural DoD STEM Exchange

Waleed Farag recently presented at the inaugural DoD STEM Exchange Conference in Washington, DC on the progress of the PC4A Project.

IUP Students Compete in NCAE Cyber Games

IUP students competed in the NCAE Cyber Games, placing 5th and 10th.