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Join us for the annual KSU Cybersecurity Awareness Day & Security Community Mixer at KSU Center in Room 400

Fall 2023

The 2023 Cybersecurity Awareness Symposium & Awards & Community Mixer will be held on October 31, 2023.

Join us from 10 AM to 4 PM for the list of invited speakers shown following. Then, at 4 PM we will recognize students from the cybersecurity community at KSU who have achieved notable awards. After the awards ceremony, join in the reception and mixer for KSU Cybersecurity students, alumni, and employers.



10:00 - 10:50 Keynote


10:00 - 10:50 TBD from TBD
11:00 - 11:50 Rick Austin  on "Ghosts of Data Past : Is your data really gone?"
12:00 - 12:50 Dr. Tim O'Neill on "Applied Cyber Forensic: Catching the Bad Guys"
13:00 - 13:50    TBD on "TBD"
15:00 - 15:50    Brad Gorka, Compass, NA on "Steering your Cyber Career to the Top"
16:00 - 16:15    Awards Ceremony

Reception and Cyber Community Mixer for students, employers and alumni.


  • Richard Austin - For the past 20 of his 45 plus year career in the computer industry Richard has been focused on storage and storage network security. He helped develop ISO/IEC 27040, the first international standard dealing with storage security, ISO/IEC 27037, the first international standard dealing with identification, acquisition and preservation of digital evidence, and IEEE 2883, the first international standard dealing with storage sanitization.

    He is active in the IEEE Computer Society Security in Storage Working Group where he is helping develop a best practice standard based on IEEE 2883


  • Part of CCERP 2021