Support LEGO Innovators!

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Lego Ideas is where people show ideas for Lego models with a chance to become an official Lego set. Please follow the link and click the blue SUPPORT button to vote! The button will change to ‘SUPPORTING’ when successful. Voting is not a commitment to purchase any LEGO product.

ITER is a fusion reactor. ITER has the potential to provide clean, abundant energy. This Lego model will help spread awarness of ITER’s ability to change the world of clean energy production. There is only six more days to support the great idea of having this innovative project become an offical Lego product. Click here for more details

North American International Cyber Summit 2015

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The North American International Cyber Summit 2015 hosted by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, is set to take place in the heart of Downtown Detroit at the newly remodeled Cobo Center for the second straight year. As in the previous three sold-out summits, this year’s event will bring together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement and personal use.

This year’s summit is scheduled for Monday, October 26, 2015.

The cost is $79 to attend, or a discounted $59 for students.

For more information, please contact Leslie Smith at cybersummit@esd.org or visit the website here.

Thank You!

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Now, after our final event for the semester, CyberOU would like to greatly thank all of its members and supporters from this past academic year. It was a year filled with events with great business partners and engaging technology demonstrations. Thank you to all students, faculty, and others who help the organization continue to grow and reach new heights. A special thanks to those showing true dedication to CyberOU’s success, namely our advisor Preston Brooks, Dean Chamra, Jane Dietrich, and Peggy Chiu.
As we begin preparations for the upcoming fall semester, we invite all members and supporters of CyberOU to provide any feedback, suggestions for improvement, etc.
Please visit the survey here to participate.
Again, thank you for a great year, and we look forward to seeing you in the fall!

USB Rubber Ducky Demo

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The USB Rubber Ducky is a tool that can be just as useful as it can be dangerous. From automating the setup of a new PC to a Keystroke Injection Attack, the USB Rubber Ducky is one of the coolest and most versatile pieces of equipment. Join CyberOU on Tuesday, Apr. 7, at 12:00 PM in EC 275 as we demonstrate the uses of this cool tool, and enjoy some free lunch on us.

CyberOU Forum

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How are we doing? CyberOU wants to hear what you like so far, what you want more and less of, and what you hope to see. Bring suggestions and enthusiasm. We hope that you’ll speak freely at our open forum planned for Tuesday, Mar. 31, at 12:00 PM in EC 275.

The Cyber Kill Chain with RSA

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RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of intelligence-driven security solutions. RSA helps the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges: managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, preventing online fraud, and defending against advanced threats. As leaders in security, RSA professionals are experts in the Cyber Kill Chain, the process in which modern cyber attacks are executed.

Come join RSA on Tuesday, Mar. 10, at 12:00 PM in EC 275 to learn about the Cyber Kill Chain, how companies like RSA are fighting against these threats, and for free food and career opportunities!

GM Tech Talk

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General Motors, the largest North American carmaker, is undergoing a massive three-year project to transform IT. They have brought the bulk of IT services in-house and hired 1,000s of specialists.

Join us for a Tech Talk in which leaders from General Motors talk about their PC strategy, build approach, use of Windows and virtualization. Hear how they’re running a more efficient operation, developing standards and global solutions for the whole company.

This event is taking place Thursday Feb. 19 from 12:00PM – 2:00PM DHE 200. Meet us there for a great event and some free food!

MICWIC 2015 in Ann Arbor

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MICWIC is back! The Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing Conference is coming to Ann Arbor on March 20-21. The conference is part of a nationwide effort to address the alarming decline of American women choosing computer science professions. The conference will focus attention on the research and career interests of women in computing and information technology. Students, faculty, and business leaders from across Michigan and neighboring states will be in attendance. This is a great networking and learning experience for everyone.

Registration fee for this conference is only $25 and includes the hotel, food, and conference fee. Transportation is not included.

Come celebrate women in computing and be a part of this exciting experience!

For more information, please visit micwic.org.

iOS Jailbreaking Demo

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Jailbreaking is the process of using specially designed hardware exploits to remove software limitations from the iOS platform. Since the release of the first iPhone in 2007, the iOS Jailbreaking hacker culture has exploded into a multi-million dollar underground industry. Join CyberOU on Thursday the 12th as Arnaud Crowther explains why Jailbreaking has become a household name along with a live demonstration.

More information on the Jailbreaking process
More information on Jailbreaking legal status
More information about the Cydia store

Meet us in EC 275 at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, February 12th for this great presentation and a complementary lunch.