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Cybersecurity Education And Research

Computer Science Department

Dept 3315, 1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 80721

Email: mike.borowczak@uwyo.edu

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Cybersecurity Education And Research Center

Overview

The University of Wyoming Cybersecurity Education and Research (CEDAR)  center, which is in an early stage of development, exists to provide centralized resources and communication to university, government, community, and industry partners in all aspects relating to cybersecurity. CEDAR's primary objective is the development and support of cybersecurity education, research, and outreach at the UW with specific emphasis on undergraduate education and research. Finally, the center extends its community outreach objectives through a strong commitment to K16 and continuing education initiatives.


The CEDAR center's primary goal is to provide high-quality education, materials, and support to advance Wyoming’s cybersecurity capabilities.

The initiative relies on revamped collegiate-level security coursework that includes corporate and government partnerships, outreach, and university support.  CEDAR will leverage partners externally (for real-world applications), and internal – such as College of Education Secondary Science/Math to develop K16 and general public outreach modules.

CEDAR’s 18-month objectives include:

  •      Graduate at least five (5) Computer Science majors with a concentration in Cybersecurity;

  •      Establish a cutting edge virtualized Cybersecurity lab; and

  •      Achieve National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security (NSA/DHS) Center of Academic Excellence designation.


Current and Past Events

Upcoming Events

  • May 4th 2017 | Computer Security Student Presentations
    Engineering 1044| 8:10-9:25 | Laramie, WY

  • May 5th | Data Mining Student Presentations
    STEM 314 | 8:00 - 8:50 |  Laramie, WY
  • June 2017 | National Cyber Summit
    Huntsville, Alabama

  • June 2017 | ASEE 2017
    Two Paper Presentations at the American Society of Engineering Education
    Columbus, Ohio

Past Events

  • April 7th 2017 | Cybersecurity Lunch and Learn 
    Kathleen Smith, VP of Loss Prevention at Safeway
    Engineering 1062 | 11:30-12:30 | Laramie, Wyoming

  • April 19th 2017 | Cybersecurity Lunch and Learn 
    Noel Kyle, Program Manager Dept. of Homeland Security
    Engineering 1062 | 11-12; 12-1 | Laramie, Wyoming

  • April 20th 2017 | Wyoming Cybersecurity Symposium 
    Multiple Presenters, Mike Borowczak, Director, CEDAR
    7:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Cheyenne, Wyoming

  • March 2017 | SITE 2017
    Presentations at The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
    Austin Texas

  • January 2017 | ASTE 2017
    Two Paper Presentations at Association for Science Teacher Education
    Des Moines, Iowa


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Cybersecurity Education And Research

Computer Science Department

Dept 3315, 1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 80721

Email: mike.borowczak@uwyo.edu

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