Dec. 12, 2018: IT Special Interest Group

Dec 12, 2018 -

Everyone at the research park welcomed!

SIGs provide a venue to discuss leading-edge topics, the latest tools, industry best practices and builds professional relationships all while educating, motivating and exchanging energizing ideas and perspectives with other professionals.

Presenter: David Raymond, Ph.D, Director of Virginia Cyber Range

Update 12/10/18: This workshop has been cancelled

Topic: The Virginia Cyber Range: Cloud-based Resources for Cybersecurity Education

The Virginia Cyber Range is a Commonwealth of Virginia initiative with a mission to enhance cybersecurity education in our high schools and colleges. The range provides an extensive courseware repository for educators and a cloud-hosted virtual environment where students practice what they have learned in immersive, hands-on laboratory exercises to complement their cybersecurity courses. The Virginia Cyber Range also hosts a competition environment to support capture-the-flag and other types of exercises. Our cloud-based approach allows fast deployment and scalability, and it eases the burden on Virginia schools of providing infrastructure for cybersecurity labs. In this talk and demo, I will describe the vision for the range, discuss the current status, and show how we are supporting cybersecurity education in the Commonwealth

  • 11:45 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.: Check-in, network and grab your complimentary lunch
    12:00 p.m.: Presentation begins
  • Concept Conference Room, 1880 Pratt Drive, Suite 2018
  • For employees of the research park only.



David Raymond is Director of the Virginia Cyber Range and Deputy Director of the Virginia Tech IT Security Office and Lab. David is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech where he teaches graduate courses in computer networking and cybersecurity. A retired Army officer, his last Army assignment was on the faculty at West Point where he taught undergraduate courses in computer networking, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity and coached the West Point cyber competition team.


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  • @VaCyberRange



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