Ambareen Siraj (TN) - Director of the Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Outreach Center at Tennessee Tech

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Dr. Ambareen Siraj is currently serving as the Director of the Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Outreach Center at Tennessee Tech. She is also a Professor at the Computer Science Department. Dr. Siraj's research areas of interest include smart grid security, sensor alert fusion with alert correlation and alert clustering, security metrics, security education and workforce development. She has authored/co- authored approximately forty journal and conference articles in these areas. She leads National Science Foundation Projects “Tennessee CyberCorps: A Hybrid Program in Cybersecurity”, “Tennessee Tech Gen-Cyber Camps”, “Capacity Building in Cybersecurity: Broadening Participation of Women in Cybersecurity through Women in Cybersecurity Conference & Professional Development”, “CyberWorkshops: Resources and Strategies for Teaching Cybersecurity in Computer Science”, and “Security Knitting Kit: Integrating Security into Traditional CS Courses”. Dr. Siraj is the Founder and Chair of the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) conference. She serves as the faculty advisor of Tech Cybersecurity Club for students. Dr. Siraj received the INSIGHT into Diversity 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award and served as a Cybersecurity Fellow of the New America Foundation.


Talks

December 3, 2018, 10:40 am - 11:20 am
Using Pop Culture to Teach Cybersecurity to Generation Z - Texas Salon B
December 4, 2018, 10:15 am - 11:20 am
Resource Showcase 3 - Republic A