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This summer, Regent University’s Engineering & Computer Science department hosted a weeklong Cybersecurity camp for high school students.

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Congratulations to Max G. and other Regent University Engineering & Computer Science department students who are spending this summer at an internship experience! Max, a rising senior in our Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program, is currently interning at Google in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Regent University has been named today as a recipient of the InfoSec Award for 2019 by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

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Regent University students were invited to participate in the 2019 Commonwealth Cyber Fusion competition hosted at Virginia Military Institute. This event is only opened to CAE-CDE designated schools in Virginia and our cybersecurity students were excited to be the first team to represent Regent University on February 22 & 23 in the Capture the Flag competition and cybersecurity job fair.

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Dr. Young Choi’s, new book titled "Selected Readings in Cybersecurity" was recently published by a British publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This collection of papers highlights the current state of the art of cybersecurity and it will mainly appeal to practitioners in the cybersecurity industry and college faculty and students in the disciplines of cybersecurity, information systems, information technology, and computer science.

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Regent University hosted another ACM Student Chapter. In this opportunity a Roundtable Discussion was presented focusing in “the Internet of Things” open to Students of the Engineering and Computer Science Department.

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Regent University hosted the second Forum for 2018 academic year. In this opportunity, our speaker Mr. David Hicks, discussed what the career of an IT person is likely to entail, and how it is important to be versed and aware of both the technical issues of the field, as well as the management and corporate concerns, so that an IT professional can serve the organization better.

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Regent University hosted the first Forum for 2018 Academic year. Our speaker, Professor John Nelson introduce us to The Cisco Certified Network Associate, an opportunity to differentiate yourself in the job market

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This summer, Regent University’s Cybersecurity Institute hosted a weeklong Air Force Association (AFA) CyberCamp for high school students from Virginia Beach and Chesapeake public schools as well as local parochial schools.

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The two common types of email encryption are not as secure as previously thought, German researchers have found. Both Windows and Apple users could be affected by the "Efail" problem.

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Wednesday, March 20 | 7PM – 8PM
COM 105

The Department of E&CS presented Mr. Bryan Garcia, the first graduate of Regent University’s Cybersecurity Program, on an informative session “The Transition from University to Workplace”.

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Tuesday, February 26 | 7 PM – 8 PM
COM 105

The Department of E&CS presented an information session on NASA and its impact in the world today.

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Engineering and Computer Science Department – Cyber Clinic 1st Edition

Tuesday, January 1 | 4 PM – 6 PM
Regent University, COM 105, Cyber Range

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Engineering and Computer Science - Internet of Things Roundtable Discussion

Friday, November 16 | 1 PM - 3 PM
Regent University, Fountain View Room

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Engineering & Computer Science Forum – What a career in IT looks like

Wednesday, November 7 | 7 PM
Regent University COM 105

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Engineering & Computer Science Forum - Undergraduate Certificate in Cisco Networks

Thursday, August 30 |
Regent University

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InfraGard’s Faith Based Security & Safety

Wednesday, May 16 | 8 AM – 5 PM
Regent University Theatre

Regent University hosted InfraGard’s Faith Based Security & Safety Conference on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The conference took place in the Regent University Theatre from 8 AM – 5 PM. This event was led by the Norfolk-based InfraGard chapter. 

InfraGard is a regional network of cross-sector, public-private partnerships composed of university, industry, and government entities that share cyber information concerning the security of, vulnerabilities in, and threats to critical infrastructure entities. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation operates more than 80 InfraGard chapters in major urban areas throughout the U.S.

Engineering and Computer Science Forum (Vogt)

Wednesday, November 8 | 7 PM
COM 105

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College of Arts and Sciences Cybersecurity / Computer Science Forum

Wednesday, October 25 | 7 PM
COM 105

Mr. Jeff Silver is a Senior Security Engineer at Symantec, helping enterprises to increase their security posture. In this forum, Mr. Jeff Silver did a terrific job of helping the students understand what a career in cybersecurity might look like, and included descriptions of the following jobs: • Developer • Forensics Analyst • Administration • Law Enforcement/DoD • Implementation (post sales) • Security Operations Center Analyst • SE (pre sales)

Engineering and Computer Science Forum (Silver)

Wednesday, October 18 | 7 PM
COM 105

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The CAE Virtual Career Fair is right around the corner

Friday, September 27 | 9:00am-1:00pm PT

Participating Employers include: US Airforce Navy Federal Global Dimensions, LLC. National Institute of Standards and Technology ClearedJobs.Net Naval Supply Systems Command National Security Agency IBM Defense Information Systems Agency CBS Interactive Palo Alto Networks

Questions please call 909-537-7535.

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Informative session with a Cybersecurity expert

Thursday, February 28 | 7:30 PM
Chrysler Hall, Norfolk

The Speaker, Theresa Payton, identified emerging trends and techniques to help combat cyber threats - from the impact of the Internet of Things to securing Big Data; she gets behind the hype to understand, in layman’s terms, how to help you best protect your privacy and security.

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5th National Women in Cybersecurity Conference

Friday, March 23 | 8am-5pm, 23-24 March
Hilton Chicago Downtown

Jointly organized by Tennessee Tech and Illinois Institute of Technology, the WiCyS conference is intended to generate interest among students to consider cybersecurity as a viable and promising career option. Any individual or organization interested in supporting recruiting and retention efforts for women in cybersecurity is encouraged to participate. Beyond the annual conference, WiCyS is a community of engagement, encouragement and support for women in cybersecurity. Scholarships are available for students; the deadline to apply is 1 November.

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Culture Change That Sticks

Thursday, February 22 | 2 pm ET

This webinar explored what culture is and why it matters, and how to create workplaces where people are inspired to do their best work aligned with your organization’s values and priorities. Rebecca presented tactical ways using proven design thinking approaches to coalesce around shared values; empower employees; hire “culture add” employees, not “culture fit”; encourage and leverage innovation internally; entrust “change agents” to advance culture from the bottom up; and allow people to be their authentic selves at work.

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Early Synthetic Prototyping

Wednesday, November 8 | 7 pm
COM 105

LTC Brian Vogt, Early Synthetic Prototyping Project Lead (ESP), gave a detailed explanation of the Early Synthetic Prototyping project, including issues related to building a coalition (when you don’t have a budget!), working with partners from all sorts of different academic and military organizations, overcoming passive bureaucratic resistance and ‘we’ve never done it that way’ attitudes, etc. He also showed videos of actual games, discussed the use of commercial game analytics to gather feedback, and indicated that they would use 3D video in the future (the Unreal 4 engine they are using will support 3D). The event ran long (both questions from the group, and those who lingered to continue the discussion).

The Yorktown ISSA group group Meeting

Tuesday, October 10 | 6 - 8 PM
ECPI building in Newport News

The Hampton Roads ISSA group Meeting

Tuesday, October 3 | 6 - 8 PM
Booz Allen Hamilton Building, Suite 450, 5800 Lake Wright Dr., Norfolk, VA 23502

The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium Meeting

Wednesday, September 27 | 6 - 8 PM
Freeman Building, Room 202, Christopher Newport University