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CSA Conference 2022

Submit a Proposal to present at the BYU CSA Conference 2022 or register below.
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Youth Cybersecurity Summer Camps

Learn more about the opportunities for you in cybersecurity. Join other student in workshops and hands-on experiences to sharpen your tech skills.
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News

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BYU places 23/4034 in NAHAMCon CTF

May 02, 2022 09:01 AM
With 12022 points, BYU students worked on a cybersecurity competition, placing 23rd our of 4034 teams.
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Competition Results 2021-2022 season

April 28, 2022 09:43 AM
Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition - 1st place - Kate Boekweg, Melanie Pierce, Kira Gedris, Quincy Taylor, Anna Pratt, Micheal Erickson, Richard Fountain, Jackson Thatcher
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Ten Tips for Success in the BYU Cybersecurity Program

October 29, 2021 11:53 AM
Welcome to BYU’s best major, Cybersecurity. You’ve come to an awesome place at BYU. Cybersecurity is one of the newest majors, and one of the most needed as well! Whether this is your first semester or your last, rest assured, students from all walks of life find themselves at home in our major. So, what is Cybersecurity?
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Enowars Competition Report 2021

October 29, 2021 11:34 AM
On July 10th, members of the BYU Cyberia Capture the Flag team consisting of three BYU Cybersecurity students and one BYU-Idaho Computer Information Technology student competed in the 5th Edition of the ENOWARS Attack/Defense Competition. Led by Senior Micheal Erickson and his experience as a member of the BYU CCDC (Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition) team, the team placed 22nd out of 54 international teams. Rounding out the group were Sophomore Justin Applegate and Juniors Ian Cook and Kayden Payne.
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BYU team wins cash prizes for CTF write ups at UIUCTF 2021

August 23, 2021 08:43 AM
8/23/21 - A BYU team of won $90 for write ups about the CTF they participated in: https://sigpwny.com/uiuctf/! Here is one of the writeups: https://github.com/BYU-CTF-group/writeups-uiuctf/tree/main/OSINT_Charlie#chaplins-pr-nightmare---8-extreme
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BYU CTF team places 30th of 602

A team from BYU participated in the Really Awesome CTF 2021. They placed 30th of 602. See their CTF season progress here: https://ctftime.org/team/155711
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Cybersecurity Teacher Training Finishes with Success

The teacher training week kicked off the first of three summer cybersecurity camps. Educators expanded the tools in their cyber pockets, ready to pass on their new knowledge to their upcoming students for the year.
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The Youth Are the Digital Future

Over the past few decades, interactions increasingly happen on online resources. Social security numbers, passwords, financial information, and more get stored on digital devices. These vulnerabilities need protection, so the youth must be prepared with how to protect: they need to know cybersecurity.
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BYU Announces New BS in Cybersecurity

July 21, 2020 01:59 PM
With one million cybersecurity jobs available in the United States and a 100 percent placement rate post-graduation for alumni of the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology, demand for a cybersecurity major is high.
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Research

Organizational science and cybersecurity

Organizational science and cybersecurity: abundant opportunities for research at the interface
RS Dalal, DJ Howard, RJ Bennett, C Posey, SJ Zaccaro, BJ Brummel
Journal of business and psychology, 1-29

Security behavioral complexity

Insiders’ adaptations to security-based demands in the workplace: An examination of security behavioral complexity
AJ Burns, C Posey, TL Roberts
Information Systems Frontiers 23 (2), 343-360

Secrecy coding

SECRECY CODING IN THE INTEGRATED NETWORK ENHANCED TELEMETRY (iNET)
M Shoushtari, W Harrison
TechRxiv

Enumerating LDPC code block length

Enumeration of the degree distribution space for finite block length LDPC codes
S Giddens, MAC Gomes, JP Vilela, JL Santos, WK Harrison
ICC 2021-IEEE International Conference on Communications, 1-6

Simulating Municipal Cybersecurity Incidents

Simulating Municipal Cybersecurity Incidents: Recommendations from Expert Interviews
Kira Gedris, Kayla Bowman, Aatish Neupane, Amanda Hughes, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Ryan West, Jon Balzotti, Derek Hansen
Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2036

Embedded Ethical Experiences: Designing Playable Case Studies for Ethics Education

Embedded Ethical Experiences: Designing Playable Case Studies for Ethics Education
DL Hansen, A Neupane, K Gedris
Co-Designing Resources for Ethics Education in HCI, ACM-CHI Workshop

Keyed Polar Coding for Physical-Layer Security without Channel State Information

Keyed Polar Coding for Physical-Layer Security without Channel State Information
TMS Pinto, JP Vilela, MAC Gomes, WK Harrison
ICC 2021-IEEE International Conference on Communications, 1-6

On Caching with Finite Blocklength Coding for Secrecy over the Binary Erasure Wiretap Channel

On Caching with Finite Blocklength Coding for Secrecy over the Binary Erasure Wiretap Channel
WK Harrison, M Shoushtari
2021 Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS), 1-6

SDR Proof-of-Concept of Full-Duplex Jamming for Enhanced Physical Layer Security

SDR Proof-of-Concept of Full-Duplex Jamming for Enhanced Physical Layer Security
A Silva, M Gomes, JP Vilela, WK Harrison
Sensors 21 (3), 856

Cyber Due Diligence

Cyber Due Diligence
ET Jensen, S Watts
Oklahoma Law Review, 2021