The Herberger Business School Information Systems department faculty and staff worked with the SCSU student chapter of Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS), the Information Systems club, Cyber Security Information Assurance club, the National Society of Leadership and Success chapter, and the Center for Information Assurance Studies and other campus organizations to provide cybersecurity games, security
CIAS faculty Mark Schmidt and Erich Rice completed a speaker series at Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC). Schmidt and Rice spoke to LLTC students, faculty and staff about several topics including the CySP scholarship program, password cracking with Hashcat, digital forensics with FTK, and biometric techniques. They presented on December 2, 2021, February 23, 2022,
St. Cloud State University students participated in the Minnesota statewide CCDC competition Feb. 6. They finished in fifth place out of 13 teams. The St. Cloud State students gave a team effort and showed dedication. All team members prepared for the event since September 2020. The competition was held remotely due to COVID-19, so St.
Students attending the Advanced Program in Technology and Science (APTS) summer camp program had the opportunity July 30 to present their work to faculty, staff, parents, friends and others. The students were on campus for the three week program where they had the opportunity to learn about digital forensics, work forensic cases in the new
Security students toured the St. Cloud Police Department July 27. They found it interesting to learn about crimes involving digital evidence, searches, seizures, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, drones and other technologies, and how they can be used to solve crime. The students gave a special thank you to Sgt. Greg Klinefelter, Officer Scott
SCSU participated in MN Statewide CCDC Competition, on Saturday, FEB/06/2021 from 7:00AM to 3:45PM. This time we are in the 5th place. We competed with 13 teams, and SCSU highly appreciates our team effort and their dedication. All the team members have been preparing for this event since September 2020. This time the competition conducted
Dr. Mark Schmidt and Erich Rice, from the Department of Information Systems earned a grant through the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Security Agency (NSA) for over $316,000 to support student scholarships and a new Digital Forensic Lab. The grant includes a component for the 2020 Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) and is designed
On March 21, students from the St. Cloud State’s Forensics class met with cybersecurity professionals from Minnesota IT Services (MNIT). The students toured the State of Minnesota’s Security Forensics Lab and the Security Operations Center (SOC).
St. Cloud State University students and recent graduates presented at or attended the 18th Annual Security Conference this March in Las Vegas.
Students interested in a career in computer security or information assurance have an opportunity to pursue an Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) or Scholarship for Service (SFS) award.