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Workshop on
Teaching
Information Assurance through Case Studies and
Hands
-
on Experiences







This workshop is intended to promote
hands
-
on labs and case
-
stud
ies

in Information Assurance (IA) education

to enhance
student learning experience, and to foster collaboration among faculty
in IA field
.
Application and r
egistration is free. To
apply

for the workshop, please
submit your application from
ht
tp://teaching
-
ia.appspot.com/workshop
. PI information:

Xiaohong Yuan (
xhyuan@ncat.edu
)
,

Li Yang

(
Li
-
Yang@utc.edu
)
,
and
Bill Chu (
billchu@
uncc.edu
)
.





Targeted Participants
:

(a)

full
-
time faculty
at a U.S. university
who are currently teaching Information Assurance (IA)
related courses or have strong interests to teach IA courses
and

(b) have a strong interest to

incorporate
case
-
study and

hands
-
on labs

in their courses.


How to apply:

Please submit/email the following as part of workshop application:



One
-
page statement including
your

interests in teaching

Information Assurance
, education background,
research
interests,
courses taught,
courses to be taught

in Spring 2013 and Fall 2014
, and how they
intend to

incorporate
workshop training results to their curriculum.



Support letter from department chairs or heads indicating institutional commitment to support the incorporation of
the wor
kshop materials to their curriculum.



Commitment to

identify

one or two courses to collect control data and
report
follow
-
up evaluation when they
adopt our

materials in their instruction
.



Commitment to participat
e

in discussion and contribute to improve our workshops and the development of IA
hands
-
on labs and case studies.


Deadline of application:

Please submit your application by
January
7

(Friday), 201
3
.




Time:

May
20
-
2
4
,

20
1
3
. Workshop participants are
expected to arrive on May 19
th
, 2013, Workshop starts at 8:00am on
May 20, and ends at 4:00pm, May 24
th
.


Location:

North Carolina Agriculture and Technology State University
, Greensboro, NC

Desktop computers
are available for computer labs
.

You are required either to bring a laptop or a USB based storage
device with at least 25 GB
with
NTFS
format
for workshop materials.
Wireless connection
will be

available.

How to Get Here
: Airport
of Greensboro, NC
is
Piedmont Triad International Airport

(GSO)
.
The address of
North
Carolina Agriculture and Technology State University
is
1601

East Market Street
,

Greensboro, NC 27411
.

Cost:
Applicants will be awarded $2,000 to cover travel, lodging cost.

Workshop Topics:



Cryptography
: hands
-
on labs on modes of symmetric encryption and its implication, RSA attacks, hash function properties,
key management.



Network security
: an animated learning tool for Kerberos authentication architecture, an animated simulation for packet
sniffer
, a visualization tool for wireless network attacks, interactive SYN Flood simulator, firewall simulation game, stack
overflow visualization



Web security
: hands
-
on labs on web application vulnerability assessment, secure programming, static analysis



Acc
ess control
: hands
-
on labs and case studies on dictionary access control, role
-
based access control, mandatory access
control, and database security.



Security management
: case studies on risk management, security policy, incident response planning, disas
ter recovery
planning, physical security

This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to develop instructional excellence and to network with peers.
Expected
outcome of the workshop is to provide concrete case studies
,

and hands
-
on lab material,
test
questions
, and evaluation
rubrics

that can be applied in teaching information assurance in computing related courses. Workshop will
also
focus on
developing effective evaluation instruments th
at can lead to peer
-
reviewed publications in CS education
confer
ences/journals.