27th Colloquium

27th Colloquium

November 1-3, 2023

Countering the Global Cyber Threat through Educational Intervention

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Program Agenda

The following is a preliminary agenda for the 27th Colloquium, to be held at Kennesaw State University - KSU Center. This resource will be updated periodically leading up to the November event. Please direct any questions to Andrew Belon at abelon@thecolloquium.org.

Wednesday, November 1st

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Community
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Vic Maconachy
9:15 AM - 9:55 AM

Keynote - Admiral Mark Montgomery, USN

Executive Director of Cybersolarium.org

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Mark Montgomery
9:55 AM - 10:00 AM

Sponsor Spotlight - Kennesaw State University

The Kennesaw State University Cybersecurity program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become leaders in the field of cybersecurity. Through this program, students will learn to develop and implement cybersecurity strategies, respond to threats and incidents, manage risk to information assets, and solve real-world cyber problems using appropriate tools and methodologies.

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break with coffee

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Building a CAE

Michael Whitman & Herb Mattord

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Michael Whitman
10:15 AM - 11:55 AM

CCERP Papers

10:15 AMTowards Assessing Cybersecurity Posture of Manufacturing Companies: Review and Recommendations (abstract)
10:35 AMQuantum Computing: Computing of the Future Made Reality (abstract)
10:55 AMRFID Key Fobs in Vehicles: Unmasking Vulnerabilities & Strengthening Security (abstract)
11:15 AMThe Impact of Individual Techno-characteristics on Information Privacy Concerns in the Diffusion of Mobile Contact Tracing (abstract)
11:35 AMExploring Information Privacy Concerns During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Juxtaposition of Three Models (abstract)

  • CCERP
  • Rm. 300
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Industry Panel - What aren't we getting?

Moderator: Amy Knoell; Panelists: Tim Cullen, Bill Morrison, Brent Holt

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Lunch

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
12:30 PM - 1:10 PM

Keynote - Steven Hodges

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Stephen Hodges
1:10 PM - 1:15 PM

Sponsor Spotlight - Jones & Bartlett Learning

Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment, and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. Our comprehensive print and digital solutions combine authoritative content with innovative technology to help educators teach more effectively and students learn more efficiently.

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
1:15 PM - 1:20 PM

Break

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Atrium
1:20 PM - 3:00 PM

AI Tools for Education

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Victor Winter
1:40 PM - 4:35 PM

CISSE Papers

1:40 PMLeveraging Gamification and Game-based Learning in Cybersecurity Education: Engaging and Inspiring Non-Cyber Students (abstract)
2:00 PMWhat Is Interesting and Relevant About Cybersecurity? - NLP Analysis of a Survey of CS Students (abstract)
2:20 PMImpact of a Cybersecurity Work-Related Course on Students' Career Thoughts and Attitudes: A PISCES Course Evaluation (abstract)
2:40 PMAssessing Common Software Vulnerabilities in Undergraduate Computer Science Assignments (abstract)
3:15 PMThe Design and Development of Hands-on Activities for Digital Forensics Education (abstract)
3:35 PMDevelop and Disseminate Hands-on Lab Materials of Privacy Concepts and Technologies to Educators (abstract)
3:55 PMCreating a Practical Education in Space Cybersecurity Through Antenna Design and Implementation (abstract)
4:15 PMImmersive Learning: Understanding the Psychology of Crime Using Virtual Reality (abstract)

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 300
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Break with refreshments

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Atrium
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Panel - AI in Education

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

AI Perspectives - Paper Generation

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Community

Thursday, November 2nd

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Community
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Welcome

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Vic Maconachy
8:40 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote - Stanton Gatewood

US DHS / CISA - R4 Cyber Security Coordinator for the State of Georgia

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 400
Stanton Gatewood
9:15 AM - 9:20 AM

Sponsor Spotlight - Infosec Learning

Infosec Learning provides colleges, universities, and businesses with innovative, impactful virtual labs for hands-on, personalized learning. We provide an online hands-on experience for skillset readiness in information technology. Infosec's cloud based, scalable, self-assessing virtual platform and labs are ideal for any school, business, or agency wanting to train and/or assess on any cyber or information security skill.

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM

What is PISCES?

Mike Hamilton

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 300
9:50 AM - 10:45 AM

How Learning Works: Eight Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching

Michele DiPietro & Tris Utschig

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM

PISCES Curriculum Overview

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 300
Erik Fretheim
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Break with coffee

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Atrium
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Introduction to SOC Course

Ford Powers

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 300
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Teaching the Power of Soft Skills

Susan Helser

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

PISCES & You

Memorandum of understanding; PISCES Research Data Availability; Getting PISCES in your state

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 300
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Lunch

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Keynote - COL Malcolm Haynes

Professor - United States Military Academy West Point

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Malcolm Haynes
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Keynote - Richard Marshall

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Richard Marshall
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM

Sponsor Spotlight - Haiku

Haiku Inc's game-based training redefines cyber learning. Two products offered: World of Haiku for beginners in Linux and cybersecurity, Haiku Pro for advanced students and professionals. Track progress, find matching jobs, and create skill-based resumes. Transform your path to a prosperous cybersecurity career.

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
1:35 PM - 1:40 PM

Break

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Atrium
1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

Be Prepared: Trends in Social Engineering Attack Vectors

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Chris Silvers
1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

Round Table - Student, Alumni, Employer

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 300
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM

Grading, Rubrics, and Evaluation

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Denise Kinsey
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM

PISCES papers

2:20 PMThe PISCES Approach to Cyber Education - Ford Powers
2:40 PMSmall Cities, Big Threats: Cyber Risk in Municipal Governments - Addy Moran

  • PISCES
  • Rm. 300
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Break with refreshments

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Atrium
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Legal Issues in Cybersecurity

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Richard Marshall
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

CISSE Papers

3:15 PMAssessing the Effectiveness and Security Implications of AI Code Generators (abstract)
3:35 PMEvaluation of AI Models to Update Cybersecurity Curriculum (abstract)
3:55 PMAn Analysis of Prerequisites for Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning-Assisted Malware Analysis Learning Modules (abstract)

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 300
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Teaching Ethics in Cybersecurity

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Erik Fretheim
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Awards Dinner

Dinner at Tin Lizzy's Cantina

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Offsite
Community

Friday, November 3rd

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Community
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Welcome

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Vic Maconachy
8:40 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote - Katherine Fithen

Director of the Information Handling Program and the IIRT (Information Incident Response Team) at KPMG

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Katherine Fithen
9:15 AM - 9:50 AM

Bridging the Gap in Cybersecurity Education: A Review of Cybersecurity Material in Secondary School Curricula

Maha Alotaibi

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
9:25 AM - 10:50 AM

CISSE Papers

9:25 AMAn Exploration of Factors Influencing Oversharing on Facebook Groups (abstract)
9:45 AMAddressing the Need for Interculturality in Cybersecurity Education (abstract)
10:05 AMTransforming Cyber Education thru Open to All Accessible Pathways (abstract)

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 300
9:50 AM - 10:30 PM

Panel - Intervention in Underserved Communities

Moderator: Moeiini Reilly; Panelists: Dr. Judith Uchiduino, Jon Exume, Zach Farley, John Robinson

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Break with coffee

  • CISSE
  • Rm. Atrium
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Writer's Workshop

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 300
Erik Moore
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Closing

  • CISSE
  • Rm. 400
Community

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Academic Papers

Abstracts and submitted slides for paper presentations at the 27th Colloquium are exhibited below. Article order is by presentation schedule and features works corresponding to CISSE and CCERP paper presentations. If presenting authors wish to submit or revise presentation media, please email Andrew Belon. A special thanks to authors, the program committee, and volunteers for your time and dedication.

CCERP

November 1st at 10:15 AM

Towards Assessing Cybersecurity Posture of Manufacturing Companies: Review and Recommendations

John Del Vecchio , Yair Levy, Ling Wang, Ajoy Kumar

CCERP

November 1st at 10:35 AM

Quantum Computing: Computing of the Future Made Reality

Janelle Mathis

CCERP

November 1st at 10:55 AM

RFID Key Fobs in Vehicles: Unmasking Vulnerabilities & Strengthening Security

Devon Magda, Bryson R. Payne

CCERP

November 1st at 11:15 AM

The Impact of Individual Techno-characteristics on Information Privacy Concerns in the Diffusion of Mobile Contact Tracing

Jiesen Lin, Dapeng Liu, Lemuria Carter

CCERP

November 1st at 11:35 AM

Exploring Information Privacy Concerns During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Juxtaposition of Three Models

Dapeng Liu, Lemuria Carter, Jiesen Lin

CISSE

November 1st at 1:40 PM

Leveraging Gamification and Game-based Learning in Cybersecurity Education: Engaging and Inspiring Non-Cyber Students

Lowri Williams, Eirini Anthi, Yulia Cherdantseva, Amir Javed

CISSE

November 1st at 2:00 PM

What Is Interesting and Relevant About Cybersecurity?: NLP Analysis of a Survey of CS Students

Cheryl Resch, Jinnie Shin, Christina Gardner-McCune

CISSE

November 1st at 2:20 PM

Impact of a Cybersecurity Work-Related Course on Students' Career Thoughts and Attitudes: A PISCES Course Evaluation

Marcia Combs, Randall Joyce, Cain Bynum

CISSE

November 1st at 2:40 PM

Assessing Common Software Vulnerabilities in Undergraduate Computer Science Assignments

Andrew Sanders, Gursimran Singh Walia, Andrew Allen

CISSE

November 1st at 3:15 PM

The Design and Development of Hands-on Activities for Digital Forensics Education

Xinli Wang, Vijay Bhuse, Sara Sutton

CISSE

November 1st at 3:35 PM

Develop and Disseminate Hands-on Lab Materials of Privacy Concepts and Technologies to Educators

Na Li, Lin Li, Mengjun Xie, Bugrahan Yalvac

CISSE

November 1st at 3:55 PM

Creating a Practical Education in Space Cybersecurity Through Antenna Design and Implementation

Clark Duncan, Randall Joyce, Spencer Bugg, Jason Marquardt, Marcia Combs

CISSE

November 1st at 4:15 PM

Immersive Learning: Understanding the Psychology of Crime Using Virtual Reality

Denise Ferebee, Jerome Blakemore, Zina Parker, Marcus Kelly, Michael Zhou, Tyana White, Farheen Dahani, Jiya Webster

CISSE

November 2nd at 3:15 PM

Assessing the Effectiveness and Security Implications of AI Code Generators

Maryam Taeb, Hongmei Chi, Shonda Bernadin

CISSE

November 2nd at 3:35 PM

Evaluation of AI Models to Update Cybersecurity Curriculum 

Chizoba Ubah, Paige Zaleppa, Blair Taylor, Siddharth Kaza

CISSE

November 2nd at 3:55 PM

An Analysis of Prerequisites for Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning-Assisted Malware Analysis Learning Modules

Portia Pusey, Mahmoud Abdelsalam, Maanak Gupta, Sudip Mittal

CISSE

November 3rd at 9:25 AM

An Exploration of Factors Influencing Oversharing on Facebook Groups

Marc Dupuis, Breanna Powell, Margaret Lanphere, Manuel Duarte, Billy Hao

CISSE

November 3rd at 9:45 AM

Addressing the Need for Interculturality in Cybersecurity Education

Stephanie Swartz, Deveeshree Nayak

CISSE

November 3rd at 10:05 AM

Transforming Cyber Education thru Open to All Accessible Pathways

Sin Ming Loo, Elizabeth Khan, Eleanor Taylor, Char Sample

2023 Academic Papers (.pdf)

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Keynotes & Speakers

Sponsors & Partners

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November 1-3, 2023

Countering the Global Cyber Threat through Educational Intervention

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KSU Center at Kennesaw State University

The conference is hosted by Kennesaw State University by way of our academic partner the Conference on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice (CCERP).

Conference Lodging

Thanks to our KSU partner, we now offer negotiated lodging rates for the 27th Colloquium, courtesy of Hampton Inn Atlanta Kennesaw, with easy access to the KSU center.

  • Two minute drive from KSU
  • Over 40 restaurants within walking distance
  • Free hot breakfast, parking, Wifi
  • Non-smoking & pet-friendly rooms
  • Indoor pool, Fitness center

Conference Venue

Enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and dining opportunities.

If you are coming from South of Kennesaw (Atlanta, Hartsfield Airport, Macon, etc.):

  • Take I-75 N. toward MARIETTA / CHATTANOOGA
  • Take the CHASTAIN RD. exit, exit number 271
  • Turn RIGHT onto CHASTAIN RD. NW.
  • Turn RIGHT onto BUSBEE DR. NW.
  • Turn RIGHT into the parking lot immediately past the KSU Center sign

If you are coming from North of Kennesaw (Cartersville, Rome, Jasper, etc.):

  • Take I-75 S
  • Take the CHASTAIN RD. exit, exit number 271, toward I-575 N.
  • Turn LEFT onto CHASTAIN RD. NW.
  • Move to your right hand lane on CHASTAIN RD.
  • Turn RIGHT onto BUSBEE DR. NW.
  • Turn RIGHT into the parking lot immediately past the KSU Center sign

OR

  • Take I-575 S.
  • Take the CHASTAIN RD exit, exit number 3
  • Turn RIGHT onto CHASTAIN RD.
  • Move to your left-hand lane on CHASTAIN RD.
  • Turn LEFT onto BUSBEE DR.
  • Turn RIGHT into the parking lot immediately past the KSU Center sign.

Parking enforcement - All parking areas at the KSU Center are no-fee, open access, and no parking permit is required. Please avoid reserved spaces (Handicapped, Loading, Faculty/Staff, or numbered reserve spaces) unless applicable. Note that if you are attending the conference on a Football Gameday, you will need to tell the attendant (if any) that you are attending a conference at KSU Center, not parking for the game.

The simplest method of ground transportation is via Uber or Lyft. Taxis are also available from the airport.

For Shared-Ride Shuttles - reservations can be made through Shared-Ride Shuttles.

These are additional transportation services: (KENNESAW AREA)

  • Atlanta Airport Superior - 770.457.4794
  • A & M Limousine - 770.955.4565
  • Airport Perimeter Connection - 404.761.0260
  • Airport Metro Shuttle - 404.766.6666

KSU Center Floor Plan (.pdf)

Overview of exhibition areas and session rooms for the 27th Colloquium.

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