Thank You!


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, and Jane Dietrich.

As a testament to the hard work of all involved, CyberOU received university-wide recognition at the annual CSA Awards for Outstanding Adviser of a Student Organization, Outstanding President of a Student Organization, and Student Organization of the Year.

As we begin preparations for the upcoming fall semester, we hope to continually improve and offer new, exciting opportunities to our members. We welcome any feedback and suggestions, sent to

Again, thank you for a great year, and we look forward to seeing you in the fall!

The Connected World Chat


Connected World Chat with Gregg Garrett

EC 275, March 31, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join us as Gregg Garrett, adjunct OU professor as well as founder and CEO of CGS Advisers, discusses “the connected world” and how we interact with it is changing not only the personal world, but the business world too. Learn how to see the bigger pattern of the developing connections.

2016 Cybersecurity Conference


Detroit Regional Chamber 2016 Cybersecurity Conference

Detroit Golf Club, March 10, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Cybersecurity Conference will offer education and awareness to businesses of both small and large scale. Attendees will hear from top experts from government, law enforcement and the private sector will be covering topics that will help businesses navigate the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework released by the White House.

Experts will discuss best practices to help early users of the NIST cybersecurity framework better understand it, give business owners tools and tips for strengthening a cybersecurity program, and explore ways for businesses to communicate cybersecurity practices with their supply chain partners.

For more information, visit the Detroit Regional Chamber event page.

Cyber Summit 2016


Oakland University Cyber Summit

Oakland Center Banquet Rooms, March 18, 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Join CyberOU for the 3rd Annual Cyber Summit on Friday, March 18, as we explore the theme of “Protecting Your Infrastructure Against Latest Cyber Threats and Attacks.”

For more information and to register, visit



GrizzHacks, Oakland University Hackathon

Engineering Center, March 19-20

GrizzHacks will bring together the greatest young minds for 24 hours of excitement and technological passion. Compete against your peers and other guests in a two day development challenge! Join other students at Oakland University for 24 straight hours of hacking from noon to noon. The competition will take place on the first two floors of the new Engineering Center, on March 19th and March 20th. Register at the GrizzHacks website.

Hacking the Career Fair with Dynatrace


Career Fair Workshop with Dynatrace

EC 275, January 19 at 12:00 PM

To help best prepare you for what’s coming at the Winter Career Fair on Jan. 27, CyberOU is holding a workship with the techological professionals from Dynatrace to give you some quick tips on how to best succeed at the Fair and in the interviews you’re sure to get afterwards! Stop by for resume polishing, interview strategies, and all sorts of tips!

Registration is not required.

Website Cloning


Website Cloning Demonstration by CyberOU’s Eric Maul

EC 275, November 17 at 12:00 PM

Man in the Middle attacks are a big threat on the Internet today. One of the more common and potentially dangerous forms of these attacks is website cloning. Learn from our very own, Eric Maul, about the awesome processes and technologies involved in these attacks, and how you can avoid becoming a victim.

GM Data Center Tour


GM Warren Data Center Facility Tour – REGISTRATION FILLED

General Motors Warren Tech. Center, November 13 at 10:00 AM

After an over $1 billion investment in their Warren Tech. Center, GM has generously offered to give CyberOU members an exclusive 1-hour tour of the facilities, including the data center. A small group of 20 students will be allowed to step inside a day in the life of GM IT professionals.

UPDATE: As of 10/28, we have reached our maximum of 20 attendees. If you are still interested, please e-mail to be put on the waitlist.

Entrepreneurs Workshop


OU Inc and Treps Nest – The 7 Obstacles Entrepreneurs Face

OU INC, October 21 at 5:30 PM

58% of Millennials use the job title “Entrepreneur”. What many people miss is that there is a difference between identifying as an entrepreneur and truly having the Identity of an Entrepreneur.

In this workshop, we will look at what it takes to transform from the title of Entrepreneur, the results necessary to be successful, as well as the the 7 obstacles entrepreneurs face and how to overcome them to achieve success.

You will learn:

  • Four key areas Millionaires and Billionaires excel in.
  • Characteristics successful entrepreneurs share.
  • The journey from the title of Entrepreneur to the Identity of an Entrepreneur.
  • 7 Obstacles Entrepreneurs face and how to overcome them.

Being an Entrepreneur is not just about a great idea; it is about transforming your mindset, habits and focus.

Join us by registering here.