Events

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.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: See Yourself In Cyber

Date: October 1-31, 2022
Time: Various
Location: Various

October is NCSAM -- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! OIT and the Cybersecurity Programs Office will be building awareness and action toward keeping our campus resources, students, faculty, and staff safe online.

Visit the OIT Cybersecurity Awareness Page for tips and tricks on how to safeguard your personal information -- and the resources of UCCS -- online.

Online safety starts with each of us!

Cool Science Festival: Personal Security for Parents

Date: Wednesday, October 5
Time: 5 pm
Location: UCCS Cybersecurity Center

Join UCCS and cybersecurity industry partners on October 5th to learn how to protect your family's personal data and online assets. Bring your laptops, phones, and other devices for hands-on guidance.

Register HERE.

 

NCSAM Panel: Data Classification: What Information and Data Should You Safeguard?

Date: Wed., October 12, 2022
Time: 4pm - 5pm
Location: Zoom (virtual)
 
Data classification helps an organization comply with relevant industry-specific regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, FERPA, and GDPR. The panel is going to talk about your data and the special regulations that need to be followed by businesses and certain entities to protect this data; HIPAA (medical data), FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, student data), GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation, EU regulation).
 
What are all of these and why are they important to you?
 
The event is 100% virtual -- all are invited to attend. Send an email to cybersecurity@uccs.edu for the Zoom link.

UCCSlead Cybersecurity Student Leadership Training

Date: Friday, October 21
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Location: Berger Hall

UCCS students! Are you looking to fulfill your UCCSleads training requirements or get ROAR Credits? You can learn leadership skills through the UCCSleads curriculum, but tailored to cybersecurity. All majors are welcome.

CLICK HERE to learn more or register.

Cybersecurity Ethics Panel

Date: Friday, November 4
Time: 1 pm - 3 pm
Location: Virtual

Join UCCS for a series of presentations and break-out sessions on Ethics in Cybersecurity in Local and State Government. This event is free and open to the public.

Cybersecurity Career Exploration Day

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 2022
Time: 9 am – 4 pm (MST)
Location: Various

Visit 1, 2, or 3 companies in the Colorado Springs area to hear presentations, shadow employees, complete fun projects, and talk to those currently employed in cybersecurity roles. 

Mountain West Cybersecurity Challenge

Date: Saturday, December 3
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: UCCS Main Campus

Teams of up to 4 participants will compete virtually in a seven-hour, single-round Cybersecurity Capture the Flag (CTF) event. This is a free event.

Cybersecurity in the Federal Government

Date: February 2023 -- Stay tuned for Details!
Time: 4 pm
Location: UCCS Cybersecurity Center

Join UCCS for a discussion on the government’s role in cybersecurity, what each branch is responsible for, and the path toward cybersecurity employment for the government.