Summer Workshop on Cyber Security
Call for Participation
Application Deadline: March 15, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. CST
The Center for the Science and Engineering of Cyber Security in the Department
of Computer Science at Texas Tech University and the Center
for Security Studies at Angelo State University have been awarded a two−year grant from the National Science Foundation
( Award #1241756) are offering a week-long cyber security workshop to selected educators from community/private colleges. These workshops are supported by funding from the National Science Foundation. The project is accepting applications for the Summer 2013 workshop to be held at Texas Tech University.
The Summer 2013 workshop is a week long with the following themes:
- Cyber-security Fundamentals: Basic concepts in computer security, threat analysis, and security development life cycle.
- Information and Data Security: An overview of the principles and approaches to information and data security.
- Network Security: Basic concepts in network security and cyber attack and defense mechanisms.
- Software Security: Basic security issues in software designs, and techniques for holistic approaches to verification and assessment of security properties of software systems.
- Smart Grid Security: An overview of basic concepts in smart grid and smart grid security and privacy.
- Cyber Evidence and Forensics: Basic concepts in evidence identification, collection, storage, and forensic analysis under current U.S. law as interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court and where appropriate, Circuit Court of Appeal.
Qualifications of Applicants
- Must be a faculty/instructor/teacher lecturing at community and private colleges/minority colleges/teaching schools (two and four year schools) in Texas.
- Have a related degree/diploma/certification in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Programming, Computer Forensics, or a related discipline. Applicants with other degrees that have backgrounds in Information Security and related disciplines will also be welcome.
- The applicant must fill and submit the online application. Alternatively you can fill out the Microsoft Document Application Form (TBD) and submit it to the address given below along with other required documents or fax the documents to the given number.
- The applicant must provide a full CV
- The applicant must submit an up to 3 pages describing his/her goals and motivations of participating in the workshop
- The applicants must submit an endorsement letter written and signed by their home department's chair indicating the benefit that the department will gain. The chair must indicate how the workshop will integrate the workshop materials into existing/new courses offered in their departments.
The final participants will receive $2,000 in the form of reimbursement to cover their transportation, accommodation, and meals for their participation in the workshop.
- Mailing Address:
Attn: Summer Workshop on Cyber Security
Department of Computer Science
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409−3104
- Phone: 806.742.3527 x235
- Fax: 806.742.3519
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org