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2015 May 5: Northwest Cybersecurity Symposium. A Coordinated Response to Safeguarding Our Infrastructure, Networks & Systems.  Hosted by UW Tacoma, speakers will help delve into competence and multi-sector relationships to find solutions in safeguarding our infrastructure, networks and systems. View program details.


biorobotics-100.jpg2015 May 1: UW Bio-Robotics Lab Researchers Demonstrate there are Cybersecurity Risks Against Teleoperated Robots. CS risks and defenses not just for laptops, desktops, and web servers, but for any form of computing technology, including cyber-physical systems like robots. Read article.


2014 October 1-3: University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Western Regional Awards: Information Security and Risk Management Certificate course was acknowledge for preparing students in cybersecurity education. Students are taught to examine and craft effective policies for mitigating risks, and learn how to implement security and remediation measures across an entire organization. Read full article.


2014 May 6: Barbara Endicott-Popovsky participated in National Security Forum. Research Associate Professor Barbara Endicott-Popovsky participated in the National Security Forum (NSF) held May 6-8 at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. "It is a great honor to have been nominated by the Washington National Guard and accepted by the NSF to serve as the cybersecurity expert," said Endicott-Popovsky. Read full article.


2014 April 16: CIAC ranks in the top ten for Cybersecurity education.  A  Ponemon Institute Reports UW is in the Top Universities to Study Cybersecurity. Ponemon Institute conducts independent research on privacy, data protection, and information security policy. Their goal is to enable organizations to have a clearer understanding of the trends in practices, perceptions, and potential threats that will affect the collection, management and safeguarding of personal and confidential information about individuals and organizations. Read full article.  


mpr.png2014 January 16: How Target hackers hit the bullseye. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky comments on the recent Target data breech. When it comes to stealing personal data from a retailer's customers, experts say thieves are relentless. MPR News: Read full article.


PRCCDClogo-sq.jpg2013 November 30: Cybersecurity: The First Pacific Rim Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition  The First Pacific Rim Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition—or "Geeks Under Attack!"— tested students' ability to protect enterprise network and business information systems. PRCCDC offereds a challenging proving ground for nine teams of rising cybersecurity professionals. Watch video.



2013 March 25: The UW-Tacoma branch is introducing a new graduate program in cybersecurity space. The cybersecurity program is unique because it combines cybersecurity education with leadership training which combines curriculum from both the UW Tacoma’s Institute of Technology and the Milgard School of Business. View article by Geekwire.
president.jpg2009 May 29: President Barback Obama announces his plans for securing America's digital future. Obama describes the networks and hardware that make up our strategic national assests and lists them as key to our national prosperity.  Watch videoVideo transcript.

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