Students enrolled in CYEN at LA Tech are members of exciting organizations and have already formed an organization especially for Cyber Engineers. You may be interested in the following relevant organizations at Louisiana Tech:
Association of Cyber Engineers
The Association of Cyber Engineers (ACE) focuses on learning outside of the classroom through competitions such as DC3 and Hack‑a‑thons. We use what we've learned in class and through ACE to further our knowledge of cyberspace in order to prepare ourselves for the future.
Association for Computing Machinery
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.
In addition, many organizations support and assist CYEN at LA Tech. Find out more by checking them out:
Air Force Research Lab Information Directorate
The Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL RI) is located in Rome, N.Y. The Information Directorate is focused on basic research and advanced development in the cyber domain. Its Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Dr. Kamal T. Jabbour, planted the seed for CYEN at LA Tech and continues to provide invaluable feedback and support.
Cyber Innovation Center
The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) is a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation located in Bossier City, Louisiana. The CIC is the anchor of a 3,000-acre National Cyber Research Park and serves as catalyst for the development and expansion of a knowledge-based workforce throughout the region.
National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center
The mission of the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) is to build a sustainable knowledge-based workforce that can support the needs of government, industry, and academia.
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has evolved from the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative, and extends its scope beyond the federal workplace to include civilians and students in kindergarten through post-graduate school. The goal of NICE is to establish an operational, sustainable, and continually improving cybersecurity education program for the nation to use sound cyber practices that will enhance the nation's security.