Events

Part of the mission of the Cyber Defense Team is networking with IT Professionals and sharing knowledge.  The team is interested in participating in functions that promote the University‚Äôs Computer Science program. Part of this endeavor involves community outreach programs focused on training with the Cyber Defense Team. If you are interested in having the team participate in an another event, please feel free to contact us. Below is a list of events the team is currently involved in:


Year Round CyberPatriot Training

CPIV - CyberPatriot Round 4

The High School CyberPatriot teams that trained with TAMUCC's Cyber Defense Team for the CPIV round were: Carol Jr. ROTC, W.B. Ray Jr. ROTC, Flour Bluff Jr. ROTC, and Flour Bluff open division. The Flour Bluff team was the only team with only two students. All other teams had approximately five students each.

For the second year in a row, Flour Bluff and Ray Junior ROTC teams advanced to the 42-team national semi-final round.

The Flour Bluff Junior ROTC team advanced to the championship round to compete against the top 12 teams in the United States. They took first place in their division.

All other Teams are currently preparing for next year's competition.


CyberPatriot Programs

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, in association with the National Science Foundation is sponsoring the following training events with the assistance of TAMUCC's Cyber Defense Team:

High School Student Cyber Security Camp - Camp 1: (Intermediate) June 22 - 26, 2015, Camp 2: (Advanced) July 6 - 10, 2015

This week-long camp, offered twice this summer, is designed to give high school students an in-depth look at the fields of cyber security and information assurance. It gives them an opportunity to go through a week of training in computer security workshops, exercises, and classes. Through this program we hope to show high-school students that computer security and information assurance are exciting and rewarding fields attainable through TAMU-CC. We will begin each day by meeting at the University Center at 9:00 for a free breakfast - a free breakfast and lunch will be provided all week. After everyone has had breakfast we will move to the cyber defense lab (Center for Instruction CI-344) for that day's activities. Monday through Thursday we will start at 9:00 and end at approximately 5:00. Friday we will start at 9:00 and end at approximately 2:00. High school students interested in partaking in the 2014 event can find an application at the link below.


High School Teacher CyberPatriot Training - August 10 - 14, 2015

This program is a week-long training camp for high school teachers. It gives teachers the training and tools they need to create their own cyber security programs in their schools and to organize their students into teams for cyber security competitions. They will be given in-depth training on the principles and applications of cyber security, the use of software used in cyber security, and virtual images for use in their own classrooms. A stipend will be provided to participating teachers. We will begin each day by meeting at the University Center at 9:00 for a free breakfast - a free breakfast and lunch will be provided all week. After everyone has had breakfast we will move to the cyber defense lab (Center for Instruction CI-344) for that day's activities. Monday through Thursday we will start at 9:00 and end at approximately 5:00. Friday we will start at 9:00 and end at approximately 2:00. High school teachers interested in participating in the 2014 camp can find an application at the following link.