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Completed Summer Program

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. Click here to learn more informaiton on upcoming summer programs.



Workshop: Training for Undergraduates, Faculty & IT Professionals
June 13 to June 17, 2015

The workshop introduced basic techniques used by Cyber Security Incident Response team during cyber attacks. Experts from Sandia National Labs gave participants an opportunity to walk through an actual attack using artifacts such as network packet captures and physical memory images.  Open source tools such as Wireshark, Volatility, and Autopsy were 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 programming experience.


Cybersecurity Workforce Pipeline Initiative Forum
June 16, 2015

St. Thomas Location: Neil Weiss Auditorium in West Residence Hall on the St. Thomas Campus
St. Croix Location:  Research & Technology Park room 129 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus
The Cybersecurity Workforce Forum provided a platform to discuss the K20 cybersecurity workforce pipeline initiative and provided 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 were able to chat directly with program managers and researchers from Sandia National Laboratories about engaging community participation in the field of cybersecurity and beyond.


 

CyberCampVI on St. Thomas
June 13 to July 15, 2015

Cyber Camp USVI was a four-week summer program for incoming 6th to 8th graders who were interested in entering the next round of the Cyber Patriot competition in Fall 2016. This program introduced basic Cyber Security concepts and hands-on required for the competition. Attendees had the opportunity to experiment on both Windows and Linux platforms. Students also applied game programming in the context of cyber security. Speakers from academia, industries and Sandia National Laboratories discussed various issues related to cybersecurity. This program was funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy in collaboration with Norfolk State University. 

CyberCampVI on St. Thomas
June 13 to July 15, 2015

Cyber Camp USVI was a four-week summer program for incoming 9th to 12th graders who were interested in learning elementary programming and problem solving. This program introduced basic programming concepts in Python. This program was funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy in collaboration with Norfolk State University.


CyberCampVI on St. Croix
June 20 to July 22, 2015

Cyber Camp USVI was a four-week summer program for incoming 6th to 8th graders who were interested in entering the next round of the Cyber Patriot competition in Fall 2016. This program introduced basic Cyber Security concepts and hands-on required for the competition. Attendees had the opportunity to experiment on both Windows and Linux platforms. Students also applied game programming in the context of cyber security. Speakers from academia, industries and Sandia National Laboratories discussed various issues related to cybersecurity. This program was funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy in collaboration with Norfolk State University.

CyberCampVI on St. Croix
June 20 to July 22, 2015

Cyber Camp USVI was a four-week summer program for incoming 9th to 12th graders who were interested in learning elementary programming and problem solving. This program introduced basic programming concepts in Python. This program was funded with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy in collaboration with Norfolk State University.