EDSIGCON Proceedings 2021

EDSIGCON Proceedings 2021

Washington DC, November 2021

Conference Highlights

Panels and Featured Presentations

Panels Chair

Nesrin Bakir, West Texas A&M University

Featured Speaker - Lynne Clark

Chief, NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) Program Office
Ms. Clark has been an integral leader in Cyber Education and workforce development. She will join us to speak of the NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity program, the evolution of the program and the future of Cyber Defense Education. Her presentation will be followed by a Q&A Sesssion
Friday at 8:45 a.m.

Discussion: Building/Enhancing a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Security

Anthony Serapiglia
St. Vincent College

Lynne Clark

Learn from the pro's on becoming certified as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Security
Friday at 9:35 a.m.


A journey through shared cyber program development to student-centered education and opportunities

Jennifer Breese
Pennsylvania State University

Andrew Landmesser
Penn State Brandywine

Brian Gardner
Penn State Schuylkill

This session explores the evolution of the Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations (CYAOP) program at Penn State “satellite” campuses over the past four years and how we are preparing our graduates to fill the growing pool of unfilled Cybersecurity positions. This exploration will delve into new certificate/degree offerings, National Security Agency (NSA) certificate opportunities for cybersecurity program participants. Additional topics will include: course sharing and development, internships, scholarships, extra-curricular programs, and ultimately, how all of this translates to job opportunities for students.
Thursday, 2 p.m.

Beyond Ethics

Andy Golub
Prospect Press VT

Amy Connolly
James Madison University

Paul Leidig
Grand Valley State University

James Lawler
Pace University

Ethics focuses on not doing wrong. But, how about going beyond this and doing good to promote sustainability, inclusion, and global citizenship. Where does that fit in the IS curriculum? Panel members will provide insights and challenges based on their research and teaching experience. Be prepared to participate in a rich dialogue on this important topic.
Thursday at 11:35 am

ISCAP Initiative - Curriculum Update - Jeff Babb

Jeffry Babb
West Texas A&M University

Paul Leidig
Grand Valley State University

Greg Anderson
Brigham Young University

Raja Sooriamurthi
Carnegie Mellon University

Description Coming....
Friday at 11:10 am

Publishing in JISE / Meet the New JISE Editor

Lee Freeman
University of Michigan – Dearborn

Xihui Zhang
University of North Alabama

Come to this panel session to meet the new Editor-in-Chief of JISE, Paul Zhang. Learn about the types of papers published in JISE, the submission process, and how you can get involved with the journal. Most of the session will be allocated for questions from attendees
Saturday at 11:10 a.m.