2014 Cyber Summit A Success

The 2014 UAB Cyber Summit, sponsored by the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research, was held Tuesday and Wednesday, February 18-19 at the UAB National Alumni House.  Over 100 attendees were present, representing business, industry, government, and academe.  Highlights of the Summit included keynote addresses by Andrew Turner, Head of Global Cyber Security at VISA and John G. Grimes, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration and Chief Information Officer for the Department of Defense; panels on malware, cloud security, and threat intelligence; and a workforce development mixer attended by over 30 graduate students who had a chance to hear from representatives of business and industry including Regions Bank, Alabama Power, SunGard, and Fidelity Investments about hiring trends in the field of digital forensics. 

For more information about the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research, please click here. The Center is affiliated with both the Department of Justice Sciences and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, along with multiple other departments across the UAB campus.