Workshops

  • One of the activities in this project was to offer a series of free Cybersecurity Skill Improvement Weekend Workshops. These workshops offered very engaging sessions on various aspects of Cybersecurity. Below are details for each workshop.

    The third Workshop was held on March 24, 2018. 

    • Workshop Date/time: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
    • This is a past event and registration was CLOSED.
      E-mail CyberReg@westmoreland.edu. An auto-reply will have further information about the event, as well as a Google Form to register. Space is limited, and registration will be first come, first served.
    • Workshop Location: Westmoreland County Community College - Commissioners Hall (2303 and 2304), 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697.
    • Open to all interested students (middle school, high school, and college students) and teachers.
    • Sponsored by the NSA, IUP, and WCCC.
    • Free lunch.
    • Cybersecurity Workshop Flyer
    • Workshop Schedule:
      • 9:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Farag, IUP
      • 9:15–10:45: Cybersecurity 101: A Hands-On Session, Dr. Isaac Porche (Guest Speaker).
      • 11:00–12:30: Communicating While Under Cyber Attack, Dr. Rafoth, IUP
      • 12:30–1:00: Free Pizza Lunch
      • 1:00–2:30: Global Cyber-Crises Simulation: WWIII?, Dr. Fiddner, IUP

    The second Workshop was held on February 17, 2018. 

      • Workshop Date/time: Saturday, February 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
      • This is a past event and registration was CLOSED.
        E-mail the following info: Applicant’s Full Name, E-mail, Postal Address, Phone, and School to cae-c-expansion@iup.edu by February 12 to register. Space is limited, and registration will be accepted based on first-come, first-served.
      • Workshop Location: 112A Stright Hall (210 South 10th Street, Indiana, PA 15705).
      • Open to all interested students (middle school, high school, and college students) and teachers.
      • Sponsored by the NSA and IUP.
      • Free pizza lunch.
      • Cybersecurity Workshop Flyer
      • Workshop Schedule:
        • 9:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Farag, IUP
        • 9:15–10:45: Cybersecurity 101: A Hands-On Session, Dr. Isaac Porche (Guest Speaker)
        • 11:00–12:30: Communicating While Under Cyber Attack, Dr. Rafoth, IUP
        • 12:30–1:00: Free Pizza Lunch
        • 1:00–2:30: Global Cyber-Crises Simulation: WWIII?, Dr. Fiddner, IUP

      The first Workshop was held on Dec. 2, 2017.

      • Workshop Date/time: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
      • This is a past event and registration was CLOSED.
        E-mail the following info: Applicant’s Full Name, E-mail, Postal Address, Phone, and School to cae-c-expansion@iup.edu by November 27 to register. Space is limited, and registration will be accepted based on first-come, first-served
      • Workshop Location: 112A Stright Hall (210 South 10th Street, Indiana, PA 15705).
      • Cybersecurity Workshop Flyer
      • Workshop Schedule:
        • 9:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Farag, IUP
        • 9:15–10:45: Identifying Cyber Crime, Dr. Frank Hartle (Guest Speaker), RMU
        • 11:00–12:30: Communicating While Under Cyber Attack, Dr. Rafoth, IUP
        • 12:30–1:00: Free Pizza Lunch
        • 1:00–2:30: Global Cyber-Crises Simulation: WWIII?, Dr. Fiddner, IUP


      If you have any questions about these workshops or the grant in general, please contact PI Dr. Waleed Farag at cae-c-expansion@iup.edu