The Center of Cybersecurity at the University of Central Missouri is a focal point for planning and implementing cybersecurity outreach activities to K-12, community colleges, and industry in the region and beyond. Some examples of outreach activities are:
Mission of the Center
The Center of Cybersecurity is housed in the College of Health, Science, and Technology. The center operations are managed by the School of Computer Science and Mathematics. The center will promote interaction among the following units across the university to work towards the mission of the center.
We have highly qualified and dedicated faculty members who have extensive experiences in research and/or industry. Six of them received specialized information security training through the SANS Institute. In addition, several faculty hold highly regarded cybersecurity certificates such as GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN), Certified Web Applications Penetration Tester (GWAPT), Certified Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), Certified Secure Java Developer (GSSP-Java), Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN) and Certified Security Professional (GSEC) and Security Leadership (GSLC).
We offer UCM Cybersecurity students various opportunities to participate in various
cyber competitions and sharpen their hands-on skills and knowledge in Cybersecurity
learning from classes and extracurricular activities.
National Cyber League - https://www.
MidWest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) - http://www.cssia.org/ccdc/
National CCDC - https://www.nationalccdc.org/
NSA/DHS – https://www.iad.gov/NIETP/
CS Digests | CSIAC - https://www.csiac.org/cs-
CyberSeek - https://www.cyberseek.org/
National CyberWatch - https://www.
SANS Internet Storm Center - https://isc.sans.edu/
Security Today - https://securitytoday.com/
Stop Think Connect - https://www.dhs.gov/
1. We Live Security RSS Feed - feeds.feedburner.com/eset/blog
2. McAfee Antivirus | Securing Tomorrow RSS Feed - https://securingtomorrow.
3. Schneier on Security RSS Feed - https://www.schneier.com/blog/
4. Google Online Security Blog RSS Feed - http://feeds.feedburner.com/
5. Cybersecurity – Microsoft Secure Blog RSS Feed - https://blogs.microsoft.com/
Handshake - https://ucmo.joinhandshake.