Two Pirates spend summer with NASA

Lisbeth Soria

Two students from East Carolina University will participate this summer in a competitive internship experience with NASA through the Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars Program.

Kaveh Darafsheh

Both students said the TECS Career Center and department faculty helped them learn about the opportunity. Dr. Krishnan Gopalakrishnan and Dr. Junhua Ding in computer science and Lee Toderick in the BSIT program were instrumental in the recommendations required for the applications, they said.



NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense

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Welcome to the NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense at East Carolina University(ECU)!Our center is housed in the Department of Technology Systems (TSYS)--one of four departments in the College of Technology and Computer Science at ECU. Through its programs in Information and Computer Technology and Network Technology, TSYS offers undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on information security. Our dynamic faculty, state-of-art laboratories, and partnerships with business & industry help us prepare our graduates with technical and professional skills needed to design, deploy, manage, and apply techniques of securing and protecting the integrity and availability of information systems and communication networks in governmental, private, and non-profit organizations. Select any of the following links to learn more about our information security programs:

Undergraduate Program

Information and Computer Technology Concentration in Information Security

Graduate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance

Master of Science in Network Technology Concentration in Information Security

Useful Links & Resources

NSA-IASP: http://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/undergraduate/iasp1.shtml

ECU IASP Information: http://personal.ecu.edu/leskoc/iasp/default.htm

NIST IT Portal: http://nist.gov/information-technology-portal.cfm

Carnegie Melon CYLAB: https://www.cylab.cmu.edu/index.html

University of Arizona Info Assurance and Security Educ Center: http://iasec.eller.arizona.edu/links.asp

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense

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