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Augusta University to host cybersecurity conference

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University will be the center stage for the launch of a cyberattack powered by SANS CyberCity that will compromise a city’s infrastructure, including its power grid, sewage system, hospitals, and military structure. This will all be done legally and in a controlled virtual...

What is the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center?

Joanne Sexton, director of Augusta University’s Cyber Institute, met up with the Jagwire team to answer the question on everyone’s mind: What is the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center? Watch to find out what part Augusta University will play in the advancement of cybersecurity...

Cyber announcement exciting for University

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the creation of the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center, a $50 million state-owned facility located adjacent to the Augusta University Riverfront Campus that will combine expertise in academia, private industry and government to establish...

CIA Director to speak at Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University

Registration opens for summit co-hosted by Augusta University and The Georgia Chamber AUGUSTA, Ga. (Sept. 21, 2016) – CIA Director John Brennan and NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett will be among other top authorities in cybersecurity at Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University on Oct. 12-13. Brennan...

Augusta University to host cybersecurity conference

Students, faculty and community members will have a chance to learn the latest on cybersecurity from experts in the field during BSidesAugusta 2016, a cyber conference hosted by Augusta University on Sept. 10. In its fourth year, the conference gathers well-known cyber-industry experts from across...

Cyber program receives national recognition for excellence

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. “Joining this elite group of four-year colleges and universities strengthens our academic program and...

Cyber experts offer 12 cyber safety tips for youth

Be careful where you click. Think before you post. The Cyber Institute and the Clinical and Digital Health Sciences Department in the College of Allied Health Sciences offers these tips and more to help you protect yourself—and your devices—online. Create and use strong passwords: Create a strong...

Academic Spotlight: Cyber Education

Fresh off the heels of another successful Cyber Education Summit in October, the Georgia Regents University Cyber Institute is looking forward to several big milestones coming up next year. The Cyber Institute was created in May 2015 and the first director, Joanne Sexton, was named in July. Sexton...

GRU hosts cybersecurity conference

Local and national cyber experts are developing ways to counteract the growing number of cyberattacks, and you could learn from them for free. You can now register for BSidesAugusta 2015, a cybersecurity conference that gathers experts from across the country to discuss the latest on cyberattack...

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