Cybersecurity at VCU

Cybersecurity Center

Making Security A Reality. Securing Our Future.

At VCU Cybersecurity Center, we are making the theory and practice of security a reality.

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VCU designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Research (August, 2020)
as well as a Center of Academic Excellence Cybersecurity Defense (October, 2019)



VCU Cybersecurity Center Speaker Series


Upcoming Speaker

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Presented by:
Christopher Cope
Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Squad
FBI, Richmond Division

Hosted by:
VCU Cybersecurity Center / Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Moderated by:
Milos Manic, Ph.D., FIEEE, FCCI

October 29, 11 a.m.- noon

Learn about FBI career opportunities with Supervisory Special Agent Christopher Cope at this webinar offered exclusively to VCU College of Engineering. FBI cybersecurity professionals have opportunities to work with advanced technologies to address investigative and intelligence challenges not found in the private sector. Their expertise applies to forensic science, computer technology, cybersecurity, electronic surveillance, biometrics, encryption and more. Presenter Christopher Cope began his career as a special agent in 2009, investigating criminal computer intrusions in the FBI’s New York field office. He accepted his current position with the Richmond Division in 2019. He holds a master’s degree in cybersecurity from Pennsylvania State University.



Previous Speakers


Avoiding Complacency in Securing Operational Technology Environments
Edward Rhyne, M.B.A., M.S Senior Technical Advisor U.S. Department of Energy
Moderated by Milos Manic
Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021, | 11 a.m. - Noon (Eastern Time)

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Discovering, Developing, Growing and Capturing Funding Opportunities
Eric S. Peterson , Ph.D. President, ESP Research, Inc.
Moderated by Milos Manic
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. EST | Thursday, March 11

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Cybersecurity in Manufacturing
Wayne Austad, Idaho National Laboratory/CyManII
Moderated by Milos Manic
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. EST | Thursday, Feb. 11

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VCU Cybersecurity Center Seminar Series


Previous Speakers


CCI AI Testbed Overview
Dr. Abdul Rahman
Moderated by Milos Manic
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. EST | Friday, April 2

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Cyber Physical Security Systems for Smart Grid
Dr. Manimaran Govindarasu Iowa State University
Moderated by Milos Manic
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. EST | Friday, March 12

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Transforming Cybersecurity Education in the Commonwealth
Dr. David Raymond The Virginia Cyber Range
Moderated by Milos Manic
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. EST | Thursday, Feb. 18

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