IUP students attended the “Become What They See and Connect to in Cyber
Security” workshop held in Las Vegas in June 2015. The workshop was
cosponsored by the NSF, IUP, Norfolk State University, and CyberWatch West.
The workshop’s goal is to contribute towards building the pipeline from community
colleges by targeting women and minorities in cybersecurity.
The workshop was
hosted by the CISSE Women and Minorities in Cybersecurity Working Group as
part of the 19th Colloquium for Information Systems and Security Education
(CISSE) in Las Vegas on June 13–17.
About 50 students from 14 different
universities and community colleges across the county were in attendance. These
undecided majors were exposed to a wide range of practical aspects of cybersecurity through hands-on activities.
Travel expenses for all
students and facilitators were funded by a grant from NSF to support women
and minorities in cybersecurity.
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