UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

ASBTDC, UA Little Rock Cyber Gym partner to offer free cybersecurity resources for small businesses

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is teaming up with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cyber Gym to help small businesses manage and mitigate the risks of cyber threats.

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UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual event for junior high and high school students who want to learn more about the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Cybersecurity Summit for junior high and high school students”

IT Services holds National Cybersecurity Awareness Month webinars

UA Little Rock IT Services will hold a series of free cybersecurity webinars for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

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Women in Cybersecurity Virtual Event

UA Little Rock to host Women in Cybersecurity Virtual Event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center is teaming up with Girls of Promise and the Museum of Discovery to host a Women in Cybersecurity virtual event from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month and International Day of the Girl.

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Springer named director of UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center

Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is introducing a new four-year degree program in cybersecurity in the fall 2021 semester to help meet the rising demand for cybersecurity professionals.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity”

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UA Little Rock to host virtual Cybersecurity Summer Camp

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a virtual cybersecurity summer camp for rising Arkansas students in grades 7-12.

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UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will help create a free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students as part of a new partnership announced Dec. 9 at UA Little Rock’s College of Engineering and Information Technology.  Continue reading “UA Little to develop free cybersecurity curriculum for Arkansas high school students through new partnership with Arkansas Department of Education”

Philip Huff (right), UA Little Rock assistant professor and research fellow at Emerging Analytics Center, leads a cybersecurity workshop for high achool teachers from around the state. Photo by Ben Krain.

Google grant allows UA Little Rock to provide free cloud-based cybersecurity labs for Arkansas students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $10,000 Google grant that will help provide free cloud-based cybersecurity labs for junior high and high school students in Arkansas. Continue reading “Google grant allows UA Little Rock to provide free cloud-based cybersecurity labs for Arkansas students”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock researcher receives $2.4 million for cybersecurity research

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, director of the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop ways to track emerging cyber-social threats and strengthen social cybersecurity research infrastructure.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher receives $2.4 million for cybersecurity research”