What: 1st Community College Cyber Summit (3CS): Celebrating Success: Community Colleges in Cybersecurity Education
When: July 21 & 22, 2014
Where: Moraine Valley Community College • Palos Hills, IL
Why: Not just another typical conference…
- 3CS is the ONLY national academic conference focused exclusively on cybersecurity education in community colleges
- 3CS offers advanced technical workshops strictly for community college faculty
- 3CS highlights innovations within & outside classrooms that colleges can adopt to strengthen programs
- 3CS presents new research opportunities on cybersecurity education
- and… 3CS will host STUDENT PRESENTATIONS!
More information, including call for presentations and workshops, here.
“Maryland industry executives and government officials are putting together a cybersecurity roundtable meant to bolster the state’s efforts to become a center for the rapidly growing field.”
I hope academia is heavily involved in this initiative.
College Park is looking for Cybersecurity Scholars for the 2014 summer research experience for undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Maryland.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 14, 2014
The Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is seeking applications for Scholars to become integral members of team-based research projects in cybersecurity coordinated by faculty in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2). Students majoring in engineering, computer science, math, and physical science are strongly encouraged to apply. View the list of 2014 projects here: http://www.wie.umd.edu/undergrad/cs-scholars/cs2014-projects.
Teams conduct research from June 2 through August 1, 2014. The program offers multiple tiers of mentorship and training in team skills and project organization, as well as addressing issues of concern to women and minorities in science and engineering. Each Scholar receives a $4,500 stipend, $300 food allowance, and housing. Funding is available for transportation.
For additional information to access the online application, please review the Cybersecurity REU website at http://www.wie.umd.edu/undergrad/cs-scholars or contact Cristin Caparotta (firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-405-6735).
This program is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Clark School of Engineering
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the launch of the 2014 Secretary’s Honors Program (SHP) Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for college students. Through the program, more than 100 unpaid student volunteer assignments will be available to support DHS’ cyber mission at local DHS field offices in over 60 locations across the country.
Learn more about and apply for the SHP Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative here.
Good article on the changes to the NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) program.