Cybersecurity Events at UCCS

Upcoming Events

UCCS hosts various events and programs to educate, inform, and drive cybersecurity collaboration and progress. Events include cybersecurity career events, speaking and research events, community fairs, K-12 activities, student club events, and more.

ISSA Colorado Springs Chapter: Cyber Focus Week

When: Tues., March 28th - Thurs., March 30th, 2023

Where: Berger Hall, UCCS Campus

Join the 10th Annual Cyber Focus Week in Colorado Springs, where industry, government & academia meet to learn and share ideas on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics. Events include educational sessions, a Career Fair for students, and an exhibit area with more than 200 attendees.

Visit ISSA's Website for more information!

CIA Visits UCCS Campus!

Date: Monday and Tuesday, 3 - 4 April, 2023

Location: UCCS campus

Students! Meet with the US Central Intelligence Agency to discuss career opportunities in the US's civilian foreign intelligence service. The CIA's main role is to "provide objective intelligence on foreign countries and global issues to the president, the National Security Council, and other policymakers to help them make national security decisions." If a career in international intelligence interests you, join this free event.

Stay tuned for more information.


UCCS Cybersecurity Career Exploration Day

When: Tuesday, April 11th, Noon – 6:30pm

Where: UCCS will provide shuttles to the offices of these 2 organizations in South Denver

Cost: The event is free to attend!

Join DISH Network and Lockheed Martin for UCCS Cybersecurity Career Exploration Day! You will visit DISH & Lockheed offices in person, tour their facilities, meet cybersecurity experts in a wide variety of jobs, and learn about these organizations and what cyber employment looks like. If you’re looking for a chance to network with these two regional employers, this is the event. Each participant will receive a free tote bag with goodies, plus a chance to win prizes!

Visit the Event Website for more information & to register!

UCCS WiCyS Club: Cybersecurity & Ethics Discussion

Date: Friday, April 21, 2023

Time: 2pm - 5pm MT

Location: UCCS O'Neil Cybersecurity Center, Room 107 (enter through north door marked "Wing A")

Join students, faculty, staff and community members to watch a movie about Edward Snowden. After the movie, there will be a group discussion on ethics and cybersecurity, co-sponsored by UCCS Daniels Fund for Ethics Initiative (DFEI).

Visit Mountain Lion Connect (MLC) for more information!

WiCyS Chapters Across Colorado: Cybersecurity Summit

When: Friday, April 28th, 2023

Where: UCCS O'Neil Cybersecurity Center

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS, pronounced “Wee-sis”) UCCS is excited to partner with Booz Allen Hamilton to host the first WiCyS CO Student Chapter Summit!

Join us to hear about the exciting cyber projects being conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton and the Colorado WiCyS student chapters! Our keynote speaker will be Holly Rollins, VP of Aerospace Information Warfare and Cybersecurity at Booz Allen! This will also be a great time for students to network with local Booz Allen employees and learn about the various cybersecurity roles Booz Allen Hamilton has to offer. All students are encouraged to attend, and refreshments will be provided.

To provide input and/or register, fill out this survey.

GenCyber Cybersecurity Camp for Middle & High School Teachers

Date: Monday - Friday, June 12 - 16th, 2023

Time: 9am - 3:30pm each day

Location: UCCS Cybersecurity Center in Colorado Springs

Are you interested in bringing cybersecurity in to your classroom? Get all the tools -- including hands-on training opportunities with students -- to teach the concepts and basic principles of cybersecurity!

Not only is this NSA-sponsored event free, but teachers can get up to $1,250 in stipends and earn 4 CEU credits -- plus walk away with $350 in goodies -- by learning to teach cybersecurity. And, travel expenses are covered!

APPLY NOW! Please note: the application limit has been met, but if you wish to be on the wait list, you can still apply. Applications close March 31st.

GenCyber Cybersecurity Camp for Middle School Students

Date: Monday - Friday, June 19 - 23rd, 2023

Time: 9am - 3pm each day

Location: UCCS Cybersecurity Center, Colorado Springs

Are you curious about online security? Have you heard of cybersecurity and want to learn more? Are you in or entering middle school? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then Visit the GenCyber Summer Camp webpage to learn more!

Sponsored by the NSA, this camp uses fun and engaging educational exercises, online activities, and hands-on fun with virtual reality (VR), ciphers, lock-picking and more to grow your understanding of cybersecurity.

Camp is FREE to all participants, but participation is limited, so register early!

LEARN MORE here. Please note: this camp is full. If you wish to be placed on the wait list, you can still register.