Panelist on Secured Environment for End-users and Contents @ WordCIS

I had the honor of serving as a panelist today at WorldCIS. The exciting part of the panel discussion was the international flavor.  There was one person from UK, China, Japan and myself.  Here was the topic: The rollover from traditional/classroom to E-Learning has been seen as a new dimension promoting information technology skills. Now […]

Keynote Speech at World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS) Conference

Being held in Dublin, Ireland, I will give a Keynote Talk at the World Congress on Internet Security Conference this week. The WorldCIS is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practical implementation of security on the Internet and Computer Networks. My presentation will discuss “Secure Software Engineering in the […]

SETA Lab Awarded Grant to Research and Develop Cloud Software Solutions

The Secure Enterprise Transaction Architecture (SETA) Cyber Security Lab at the College of Charleston Computer Science Department has been award a grant to design and develop a new software solution whose function is to help in the dissemination of humanities data to groups and individual patrons. Individualized Humanities Collection and Dissemination System (IHCADS) is an […]

3rd Place Again

The COFC Cyber defense team took 3rd place today at PCDC (Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition).  This is the 3rd year in a row they have taken 3rd place in this competition. We will need a trophy case to hold all their prizes.    

COFC Cyber-Security Invited to SECCDC Regional Competition

The College of Charleston Cyber-Security Club competed this weekend in the preliminary round of the 10th Annual Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition with twenty three other colleges.  Our team placed in the top eight and earned an invitation to the Southeast Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.  This will be held April 7th and 8th at […]

SC Governor’s School Android App Design Class 2014

I had the pleasure of spending two weeks again this summer teaching rising 8th, 9th and 10th grade kids Android Development @ the Governor’s School. Here are videos of the kids presenting their apps: Week 1, July 6th, 2014 – July 12th, 2014 Week 2, July 13th, 2014 – July 19th, 2014

PCDC 2014 – COFC took 3rd place

Today a team of 6 of our students (Chad Hobbs, Paul Shahid, Tan Nguyen, Leo Pate, Sam Price, Matt Piazza) competed against 7 other SC colleges/universities for 8 hours defending services against malicious attacks while trying to keep service up on the systems they were defending. Our team took 3rd place in the palmetto cyber […]

Mobile Development on Android Course

I spent two weeks this summer teaching rising 8th, 9th and 10th grade kids Android Development @ the Governor’s School. Here are videos of the kids presenting their apps:

Vendor Neutral Professional Certification

We live in a strange time, where the most open positions available for employment are in information technology, and these positions will ultimately be filled by employees without a computer science degree.  This actually scares me a little as I get to see how little people really know about their job they are employed to […]

Education without a curriculum

Over the last two years I have worked at building a continuing education program at our north campus.  Though the progress has been slow I am happy with the content.  Each course has a well mapped out curriculum that correlates to a nationally recognized certificate program.   Each student and employer know exactly what the student has accomplished when they complete our […]