Recent Events:

8/30/2017, DHS Noel Kyle's Talk at OSB K-12 Room on
Cybersecurity Education & Awareness Overview

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Participating teams were Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado College, USAF Academy, Colorado Technical University, and University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The UCCS team on the right side

UCCS Team members from left: Carlos Guerra, Spencer Powell, Wayne Havey, and Adam Baker

Exploit tricky vulnerabilities require collective brain power, share insights, and teamwork!

Upcoming events:

3/2016 ISSA Local Chapter Conference: check back this site for future announcment.

Past events:

Prof. Depeng Li's Securig IoT talk.
In EN187, room full of students and faculty. Dr. Li is willing to share his presentation in pdf format.

NSA Code Breaker Challenges on going until 12/31/2015. See leaderboard here.
UCCS is 3rd place at one point.

Colorado CAE Schools met Dr. Karen Hughes at CTU
to discuss experiences and share outreach projects. We decide to rekindle the CANVAS events with Regis leading the CANVAS 2015, UCCS leading CANVAS 2016, and CTU CANVAS 2017. Details to be announced. The following is the picture of the participants at CTU.

2015/4/14 NSA-CAE meeting

From left, Drs. Chuan Yue (UCCS), Edward Chow (UCCS), Bruce Harmon (CTU), Carlos Salazar (USAFA), Karen Hughes (NSA), Daniel Likarish (Regis), Yanzhen Qu (CTU)

The Cyber Torchbearer Program

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: University Center, Room 302, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Purpose: To learn about CRI cyber resilience activities (local and national), how CRI plans to enable communities to mobilize for cyber resilience locally while connecting to national efforts, and about getting involved with working groups.

Objective: CRI, with the support of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCS, seek passionate, community-engaged, or simply curious members of the community who are willing to roll up their sleeves to form working groups for the purpose of enabling a community-affiliated enterprise approach for cyber knowledge exchange, workforce development, information sharing, cyber innovation, and resilience-building as part of a National Call to Action for Cyber Resilience.


What a Cyber Torchbearer is and how to get involved
Working Group formation (e.g., Workforce development, Training, Information Sharing, Community Mobilization, Research, etc.)
Become an early adopter in a national movement, with a leading organization based in Colorado

About Cyber Resilience Institute: CRI is a nonprofit organization that seeks to enable a societal mobilization for cyber resilience through education, research, community organizing, knowledge exchange, and other activities in support of grassroots cyber resilience that ties to a national mission.
More information: Visit

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO
Visitor parking at UCCS is located in the parking garage (level 3) and in parking Lot #1. The code for free parking at both locations is 35211714. If you are not familiar with the UCCS Campus, need a campus map, or have other parking questions, please contact Nancy Hoist at or call 719-255-3543.

Cyber Exchange Meetups:
Building a Community Catalyst for Cyber Resilience
Hosted by The Cyber Resilience Institute
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)
MainNerve, 5825 Mark Dabling Blvd, Suite 160, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 | Directions

ISSA Local Chapter Conference
: The EAS college hosted the 3/27 conference organized by the local chapter of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Aaron Perkins and serval PeakChaos student club leaders were invited to give a 20 minute talk in the conference.

Last Updated: 22 February 2017