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Cybersecurity Education in Critical Infrastructure Protection Workshops

The Center for Information Assurance will offer a series of professional development workshops to the general public in order to spread awareness of the importance of Cybersecurity Education in Critical Infrastructure Protection. These workshops will cover a wide variety of topics and are outlined below.

Smart Grid Security Workshop

The Smart Grid Cybersecurity (SGC) course will be developed to cover various cybersecurity issues and their solutions to smart grid and power delivery systems. The topics include, but are not limited to, smart grid, micro-grid, renewable energy sources, various cyber-attacks namely device attack, data attack, privacy attack and network availability attack, communication networks, demand response, smart communication delay and its mitigation technique, power quality, reliability, phasor measurement unit (PMU), remote terminal unit (RTU) anomaly detection, security and privacy policies.

 

 

Point of Contact: Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta
Number: 901.678.4147
E-mail: ddasgupt@memphis.edu
 

Registration Status:  Retired
Workshop Report:  SGS - March 2022

Flyer
Schedule

Workshop Information:
Date:  March 25, 2022
Time:  12 PM – 5 PM
Location:  University of Memphis - FedEx Institute of Technology 
No Cost

Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Workshop

This topic will cover a wide variety of fundamental concepts with real-world examples and scenarios to help provide knowledge, understanding, and capacity for effective cyber incident awareness, analysis and response across different disciplines and professional sectors. 
 

Point of Contact: Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta
Number: 901.678.4147
E-mail: ddasgupt@memphis.edu
 

Registration Status:  Retired
Workshop Report:  CCIP - April 2022

Flyer
Schedule

Workshop Information:
Date:  April 1, 2022
Time:  12 PM – 5 PM
Location:  University of Memphis - Fogelman College of Business
No Cost
                                                                                                           

Future Workshops

IoT Infrastructure Security

This workshop will be hosted by North Carolina A&T University. It will cover the security and ethical issues of the vast implementation of smart devices. The major goal of this course is expose students to new developments in the areas of cybersecurity for IoT. It will cover the following topics: Communication and networking in IoT, Real-time data collection and analysis in IoT, Security threats and techniques in IoT, Data trustworthiness and privacy in IoT, Relevant case studies of IoT security vulnerabilities and attacks, and mitigation controls, etc. 

 Registration Status:  Inactive           

 Please contact Dr. Kaushik Roy of North Carolina A&T University, if you have any questions regarding this workshop.

❖ Industrial Control Systems and Renewable Energy (ICS-RE) Security 

This workshop will be hosted by the University of West Florida. It focuses on Industrial Controls Systems and Renewable Energy security. The emphasis is on models and types of Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Renewable Energy generation and distribution, ICS hardware, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), ICS networks and protocols, control logic software development, Human Machine Interface (HMI) development for ICS, ICS security, firewalls and common ICS vulnerability assessment. 

 Registration Status:  Inactive           

 Please contact Dr. Guillermo Francia of the University of West Florida, if you have any questions regarding this workshop.