About TexSAW

UT Dallas' Cyber Security Research and Education Institute will host the 2nd Annual Texas Security Awareness Week beginning October 30, 2012. TexSAW is a three-day event designed to highlight the importance of cyber security as an emerging technical field and motivate students to specialize in this field of study. The opening day will feature panelists from government and industry as well as UT Dallas faculty. The day will close with a reception and an opportunity to allow students, panelists and faculty to interact on a one-on-one basis.

TexSAW continues with hands-on demonstrations and workshops on Wednesday and a student competition on Thursday.

"We recognize the need in our work force for talented computer security experts," said Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, the Louis A. Beecherl, Jr. I, Distinguished Professor at UT Dallas and Executive Director of the Cyber Security Research and Education Center. "We are fully committed to providing an innovative cyber security research and education program to train the next generation of security professionals."

The event will be held October 30-November 1, 2012 at UT Dallas and is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency and the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas.

For more information, please contact Rhonda Walls.


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