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SIU Cybersecurity Day Workshop Schedule

SIU Cybersecurity Day Morning Workshop Schedule and Description






Intro to CCDC/Cyberstadium

Intro to CCDC/Cyberstadium

Intro to CCDC/Cyberstadium


Expand Your Horizons - Android Programming for Girls


Linux Basics

Linux Advanced

Firewall Basics


Windows Servers Basics

Windows Server Advanced



7 Days of Security

Why You Should Join Hack SI

Google Dorking


Intro to CCDC/Cyberstadium

SIU Security Dawgs

In these workshops, attendees will receive a quick introduction to the SIU Security Dawgs’ Cyber Stadium in preparation for the mini cyberdefense competition after lunch time. This will be an informal demo of the competition system as well as basic rules and strategy.

Expand Your Horizons - Android Programming (ladies only)

Belle Woodward (SIU) and Kylee Williams (JALC)

This session is held in conjunction with SIU’s Expand Your Horizon (EYH) program, which offers activities for young ladies in STEM fields during their program which is also hosted on October 21st. This session will host middle school girls from the EYH program. Female SIU Cybersecurity Day attendees are welcome to participate as well.

Firewall Basics: An Overall Understanding

Mark Blume (SIU)

A basic overview of the configuration and management of firewalls used in today's network environment. Discussion will include types of firewalls, understanding interfaces, rule implementation, and best practices. 

Google Dorking

David McClurg, Cody Brown and Phillip Brackett (JALC)
Google dorking is a technique that uses advanced search operators to find information that is not readily available on a website. Google dorking, also known as Google hacking, can return information that is difficult to locate through simple search queries but useful for those interested in security.

Wireshark for Beginners

Zach Scanlon, Roger Jeter, and Brandon Meredith (JALC)
Wireshark is a free and open source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education and in this session basics of how to use it will be taught.

Linux Basics and Advanced

Trent Taylor (SIU) and David McClurg (JALC)

Basics - Introductory topics for Linux system users, such as command line use, as well as how to audit a system and determine it’s functionality and any potential compromises.
Advanced – Learn how to keep a Linux system secure by managing package updates and looking at other powerful tools to keep bad guys out.

Windows Basics and Advanced

Christian Scott & Quinn DeBernardi (SIU)

Basics - Discussion of Windows Server technologies, Active Directory concepts, and the different roles a Windows server can play in a network.

Advanced – Firewall configuration for Windows systems and intro to Group Policy Objects for security measures and password policy.

7 Days of Security

John Lane

How playing in a post-apocalyptic zombie survival game is similar to working in the security industry. John is an experienced local information technology expert with years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to share.

HackSI – What is it and why you should come!

Dav Glass

HackSI is a free hackathon held at Dunn-Richmond on November 4th and 5th. Everyone is invited to attend and participate in the event. We will have drones, 3d printers, Raspberry Pi’s, Arduino's and loads of hardware available to hack on. You don’t need to use any of it if you don’t want to, just build something cool and show it off in front of a room full of geeks!