Cybersecurity Club Survival Guide: Lessons Learned from the First Year of a New Cybersecurity Club

If I were to take a survey of our first-year club members, and asked them what they had learned that year, I am sure that every list would be different. That is the great thing about pioneering something new! Each person’s journey is different, even if we are on the same path. There are some … Continue reading Cybersecurity Club Survival Guide: Lessons Learned from the First Year of a New Cybersecurity Club

Hiding in Plain Sight: Steganography Tricks and Tips

What do dinosaurs have in common with cryptography? Well Greek, apparently, and a lot of time. 150 million years ago, there roamed a dinosaur covered with bony plates. The paleontologists used the Greek word steganós and sauros to mean "covered lizard". In much more recent times, lets say about 500 years ago, steganós and graphia … Continue reading Hiding in Plain Sight: Steganography Tricks and Tips

Cybersecurity Club Survival Guide: How to Organize Events and Meetings, Invite Speakers, and Attract Sponsors

Have you ever attended a career fair? Have you ever wondered how much it cost, or how many people were involved in setting it up? How many phone calls, meetings, and approvals had to take place? When you see free stickers, t-shirts, bags of goodies and pens, did you wonder where all that came from … Continue reading Cybersecurity Club Survival Guide: How to Organize Events and Meetings, Invite Speakers, and Attract Sponsors

Cybersecurity Club Survival Guide: Leadership Methodologies for Running an Effective Cybersecurity Club

Our application was rejected, again. They said we must have a faculty sponsor. Why do we need faculty involved in a student club? Where are we going to find a sponsor? Students come and go. Some drop out, some wander off, some just get too busy or behind in their studies. New students arrive with … Continue reading Cybersecurity Club Survival Guide: Leadership Methodologies for Running an Effective Cybersecurity Club