“It is never too early to start getting ready for next year’s
conference. WITEA spring conference March 13-15, 2014”
We hope everyone had a great experience at this years 2013 conference and came away with a variety of things to work with. Conference documents that have been made available can be located here at Google Docs. Thank you for your attendance and we look forward to seeing everyone next year...
WITEA Workshops and
Professional Development Opportunities
Cyber Defense Bootcamp
for High School Technology Teachers
June 10-14, 2013
James Madison University
The Department of Computer Science at James Madison University is offering a five-day bootcamp to cover the basics of Cyber Defense for high school technology teachers.
Participants will learn:
The basics of setting up and administering both Windows and Linux operating systems o Hardening techniques for both Windows and Linux hosts o What tools attackers commonly use to perform reconnaissance and gather useful information in preparation for an attack o How and why attackers perform password cracking, network sniffing, and other attacks o How defenders utilize intrusion detection systems, integrity checkers, network monitors, and standard utilities on both Windows and Linux systems that aid in incident response
All participants selected for the bootcamp will receive a $2,000 stipend to cover their travel, food, and lodging costs.
Real World Design Challenge Register Now!
Sign up now for the Real World Design Challenge, an annual aviation design competition for teams of 3-7 high school students. The Challenge is FREE for students and teachers. And each teacher that signs up a team will receive $1 million in professional engineering software as well as access to mentors from industry, government, and academia. .. more information