Cybersecurity Education Workshop 2019

April 15rd & 16th, 2019

Santa Fe – New Mexico

The CyberSecurity Education Workshop 2019 is being held on April 15 – April 16 in Santa Fe, NM

Sponsored by: National Science Foundation
National Security Agency National Cybersecurity Curriculum Program

The goal of the workshop is to bring together experts in cybersecurity education with representatives from funding agencies, and focus on high-quality curriculum efforts in Cyber Security Education. Curriculum on display will include projects sponsored by the NSA National Cybersecurity Curriculum Program and the National Science Foundation.


Matt Bishop

Matt Bishop is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California at Davis. He is a recognized expert in vulnerability analysis, secure systems/software design, network security, access control, authentication, and UNIX security, Bishop also works to improve computer security instruction. He is one of the co-directors of the Computer Security Laboratory here. He does research in computer security. Currently, he seems to focus on election processes, data sanitization, and the insider problem. He also likes teaching.

Eugene Spafford

Dr. Eugene Spafford is a professor with an appointment in Computer Science at Purdue University, where he has served on the faculty since 1987. He is also a professor of Philosophy, a professor of Communication, a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Professor of Political Science. He serves on a number of advisory and editorial boards. Spafford’s current research interests are primarily in the areas of information security, computer crime investigation and information ethics. He is generally recognized as one of the senior leaders in the field of computing.

Spaf (as he is known to his friends, colleagues, and students) is Executive Director Emeritus of the Purdue CERIAS (Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security), and was the founder and director of the COAST Laboratory.

Rodney Petersen

Rodney Petersen is the director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce. He served as the Managing Director of the EDUCAUSE Washington Office and a Senior Government Relations Officer. He founded and directed the EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity Initiative and was the lead staff liaison for the Higher Education Information Security Council. Prior to joining EDUCAUSE, he worked at two different times for the University of Maryland – first as Campus Compliance Officer in the Office of the President and later as the Director of IT Policy and Planning in the Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer.  He received his law degree from Wake Forest University and bachelors degrees in political science and business administration from Alma College.

Victor Piotrowski

Dr. Piotrowski represents the National Science Foundation as the lead program director of the CyberCorps’ Scholarship for Service, the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program, as well as a workforce development program called CyberTraining. Prior to working at the NSF, he was a Computer Science professor and chair at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Monday, April 15th

8:00 – 9:00

Breakfast on your own

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 Cyber Ed Eye Opener
10:00 – 10:30 NSF perspectives on cybersecurity education
Victor Piotrowski, NSF
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:00 NSA National Cybersecurity Curriculum Program
11:00 – 11:20 Build Quality Curriculum Now – Ask Me How!
Melissa Dark, Purdue University
Blair Taylor, Towson University
11:20-11:40 #ClarkCan
Sidd Kaza, Towson University
11:40-12:00 Curriculum Showcase
Markus Rauschecker, Ben Yelin, University of Maryland School of Law
12:00-1:30 Lunch (on your own)
1:30-2:15 Curriculum Expo A
2:15-2:45 Looking for an Intro to Cybersecurity Course?
Seth Hamman, Cedarville University
Filipo Sharevski, DePaul University
Corrine Sande, Whatcom Community College
2:45 – 3:00 Encouraging Diversity in Cybersecurity
Ambareen Siraj, Tennessee Tech
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Keynote: Fireside Chat with Matt and Spaf
Matt Bishop, University of California, Davis
Eugene Spafford, Purdue University
4:00 – 4:45 Curriculum Expo B
4:45 – 5:00 Wrap-up
5:30-7:00 Social Event

Tuesday, April 16th

8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast on your own
9:00 Welcome Back
9:00 – 9:30 National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
Rodney Peterson, Director
9:30 – 10:15 Panel: Perspectives
NSA CAE Knowledge Units
ABET Criteria
10:15 – 10:30 Assumption Driven Design
Peter Loscocco, NSA
10:30- 10:45 Break
10:45- 11:00 CLARK – Design & Development
11:00 – 12:00 Breakouts
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30 – 2:15  Curriculum Expo C
2:15 – 3:00 A Professional Society for Cyber Education?
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 3:45 Report back from breakouts
3:45 – 4:00 Closing


Eldorado Hotel and Spa

Phone: 1-800-955-4455

Group Name: Cyber Education Workshop

Group Code: 190411TOWSON

Group Booking Link: Fe &template=GCF&shell=GCF&locale=en-US&arrive=4/11/2019&depart=4/21/2019&adult=1&child=0&group=190411TOWSON

Travel to Santa Fe

We recommend that you fly into Albuquerque any time on Sunday April 14th and fly out any time on Wednesday April 17th. Bear in mind that check in is at 4pm and check out is at 12 noon.

Shuttle service available here:

All restaurants are within a 10 minute walk of the hotel.

Down-home BBQ & live music draw crowds at this cowgirl-themed spot. Known for their Margaritas!
319 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Maize Restaurant
An inventive New American menu in a festive space with old-fashioned decor & speakeasy surrounds.
225 Johnson St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Market Steer Steakhouse
Chef Kathleen Crook’s creative approach to classic American food.
210 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501

109 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Tia Sophia’s
No-frills, diner-style eatery serving regional favorites, breakfast specials & famously hot chile.
210 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza
Lively, laid-back eatery doling out traditional pizzas, pastas & salads, plus beer & wine.
321 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

The Burger Stand @ Burro Alley
Gourmet burger spot serving meat & veggie patties, plus draft beers in a comfy setting with a patio.
207 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Izmi Sushi Bar
Small bistro with an easygoing vibe plating Japanese classics such as sushi rolls, ramen & tempura.
105 E Marcy St, Santa Fe, NM 87505

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