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Cyber Security Workshops for IT Pros, Educators and Students begin June 13 at UVI St. Thomas


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The University of the Virgin Islands CECOR program provides the opportunity for students from middle school to high school, undergraduates, graduates and professionals to attend cybersecurity workshops and events during the summer months. These annual events are held every summer at the University of the Virgin Islands with the support of partner institutions.

Cyber Security Incident Response Workshop
June 13 to June 17, 2016
9:00am to 4:00pm
Apply by: Friday, June 10th, 2016

Location:St. Thomas Campus, West Hall Auditorium (#20 on the map). Click here to view the map
Information and Registration: Please Click Here
The workshop will introduce basic techniques used by Cyber Security Incident Response teams during cyber attacks. Undergraduates and graduate students, Faculty and IT Professionals are invited to attend. Experts from Sandia National Labs will afford participants an opportunity to walk through an actual attack, inspect network packets, systems memory and processor registers to gain a real understanding of exploits.  Open source tools such as Wireshark, Volatility, and Autopsy will be used to conduct forensics on memory images from systems that were compromised. This workshop combines lectures and hands-on exercises designed for faculty, students and IT professional with basic knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems, as well as basic programming experience.

This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration  Minority Serving Partnership Initiative and Sandia National Laboratories.


Cybersecurity Workforce Pipeline Initiative Forum
June 16, 2016,
6:00 pm to 8:00pm

St. Thomas Location:  Business Building room # B110 on the St. Thomas Campus (#15 on the UVI map)
The Cybersecurity Workforce Forum will provide a platform to discuss the K20 cybersecurity workforce pipeline initiative and provide opportunities for students, teachers, government agencies and private sectors in the US Virgin Islands to explore career pathways and avenues for collaboration through this initiative. Participants will be able to chat directly with program managers and researchers from Sandia National Laboratories about engaging community participation in the field of cybersecurity and beyond.

This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Minority Serving Partnership Initiative and Sandia National Laboratories.

CyberCampVI on St. Thomas (Middle Schools)
June 13 to July 15, 2016
9:00am to noon
Apply by: Friday, June 6th, 2016

Location: St. Thomas Campus
Information and Application: Please Click Here
Cyber Camp USVI is a multiple-week summer program for incoming 6th to 8th graders who are interested in entering the next round of the Cyber Patriot competition in Fall 2016. This program will introduce basic Cyber Security concepts and hands-on required for the competition. Attendees will have the opportunity to experiment on both Windows and Linux platforms. Students will also apply game programming in the context of cyber security. Speakers from academia, industries and Sandia National Laboratories will discuss various issues related to cybersecurity.
Important: It is strongly recommended to bring your own personal laptop since you will be installing new software and will work on fun projects after camp hours.
This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Minority Serving Partnership Initiative and Sandia National Laboratories.

CyberCampVI on St. Thomas  (High Schools)
June 13 to July 15, 2016
9:00am to noon
Apply by: Friday, June 6th, 2016

Location: St. Thomas Campus
Information and Application: Please Click Here
Cyber Camp USVI is a multiple-week summer program for incoming 9th to 12th graders who are interested in learning elementary programming and problem solving in the context of cyber security. This program will introduce basic programming concepts in Python. This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy in collaboration with Norfolk State University.
Important: It is strongly recommended to have your own personal laptop since you will be installing new software and will work on project after camp hours.
This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Minority Serving Partnership Initiative and Sandia National Laboratories.

CyberCampVI on St. Croix
June 27 to July 22, 2016
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Apply by: Friday, May 27th, 2016
Location: Albert A. Sheen Campus
Information and Application: Please contact Dr. Alan Lewit alewit@uvi.edu or (340) 692-4147
Cyber Camp USVI is a four-week summer program for incoming 9th to 12th graders who are interested in learning elementary programming and problem solving. This program will introduce basic programming concepts in Python. This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy in collaboration with Norfolk State University.
Important: It is strongly recommended to have your own personal laptop since you will be installing new software and will work on project after camp hours.
This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Minority Serving Partnership Initiative and Sandia National Laboratories.

ThunderCup Camp -St. Thomas only
 June 13th to 17th, 2016
9:00 to noon
Apply by: Friday, June 6th, 2016
Location: St. Thomas Campus
Information and Application: Please Click Here
ThunderCup is one-week summer program preparing students to participate in the Fall 2016 Cyber Patriot competition. This program will introduce basic Cyber Security concepts and hands-on training required for the competition. Experts from Sandia National Labs will organize participants in teams and will compete during the Thundercup competition during the week.
Important: It is strongly recommended to have your own personal laptop since you will be installing new software and will work on project after camp hours.
This program is funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Minority Serving Partnership Initiative and Sandia National Laboratories.
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