Sandra Leiterman works with students in the Cave in the Emerging Analytics Center at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Cybersecurity Education Leader Inspiring Others by Fulfilling Educational Goals

In the dynamic realm of cybersecurity, where resilience is key, the newly minted Dr. Sandra Leiterman not only safeguards digital landscapes but also blazes a trail of inspiration. Continue reading “Cybersecurity Education Leader Inspiring Others by Fulfilling Educational Goals”

UA Little Rock Receives $1 Million Grant to Protect Against Energy-Focused Cyberattacks

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and its partners announced the expansion of the Emerging Threat Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ET-ISAC) to further strengthen the fight against the escalating threat of cybersecurity attacks in the energy sector. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $1 Million Grant to Protect Against Energy-Focused Cyberattacks”

Middle school students participate in a UA Little Rock Virtual Reality Summer Camp at the Emerging Analytics Center on campus.

UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp July 31 – Aug. 4

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual reality summer camp from July 31 to Aug. 4 for junior high and high school students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Virtual Reality Summer Camp July 31 – Aug. 4”

Photo of Andrew Bomberger by Ben Krain.

Cybersecurity Leader Earns Master’s Degree from UA Little Rock

A UA Little Rock student has earned his master’s degree after advancing cybersecurity education for hundreds of students and teachers throughout Arkansas. Continue reading “Cybersecurity Leader Earns Master’s Degree from UA Little Rock”

Sen. John Boozman visits with the employees and students in the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman Visits UA Little Rock, NuShores Biosciences

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and its spinoff company, NuShores Biosciences, received a visit from Sen. John Boozman Oct. 29 to check out the ongoing research and scientific advancements at the institutions. Continue reading “U.S. Sen. John Boozman Visits UA Little Rock, NuShores Biosciences”

Zachary Long headshot. Computer Science

Profiles in Cybersecurity: Zachary Long

To celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, UA Little Rock is profiling students studying cybersecurity. Meet Zachary Long, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in computer science. Continue reading “Profiles in Cybersecurity: Zachary Long”

Students in computer lab setups for the Expect More tv commercial featuring STEM and Cyber Gym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club Highlighted in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club was established in 2014. Although it was originally founded so members could compete in an annual competition called the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), it has become a club that prides itself on community and friendship since its founding. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Cybersecurity Club Highlighted in Celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

Forge Institute Partners with UA Little Rock’s Cyber Arena to support NSA-sponsored Cybersecurity Summer Camp in Arkansas

The Forge Institute has announced a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cyber Arena, the cybersecurity-focused lab within the Department of Computer Science. The initiative will support the first National Security Agency (NSA)-sponsored GenCyber Summer Camp in Arkansas for 7th-12th graders. Continue reading “Forge Institute Partners with UA Little Rock’s Cyber Arena to support NSA-sponsored Cybersecurity Summer Camp in Arkansas”

Chance Melby recently won second place in the university’s Student Research and Creative Works Expo for one of the educational projects he’s developed for the Cyber Arena, “UA Little Rock Classified: An Intentionally Vulnerable Web Application Focused on Teaching K-12 and Undergraduate Students about Web Application Security.”

Graduate Chance Melby Has Provided Cybersecurity Education for Hundreds of Arkansas Students

Chance Melby, a Donaghey Scholar from Cabot, first got hooked on cybersecurity when he interned with the Cabot Public School District Technology Department during high school.  Continue reading “Graduate Chance Melby Has Provided Cybersecurity Education for Hundreds of Arkansas Students”