2022 CyRUP Conference at Norwich University
The inaugural conference on Cybersecurity Research in Undergraduate Programs (CyRUP) is a collaborative effort between the six senior U.S. military colleges dedicated to advancing cybersecurity research and to developing research opportunities for undergraduate students. Join Cyber Institute students from the Citadel, the University of North Georgia, Texas A&M, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Tech, and Norwich University, as well as professionals from U.S. Cyber Forces, to learn more about current research interests and what is coming next in cybersecurity.
APRIL 6-8, 2022
SCHEDULE of PUBLIC EVENTS
The following sessions are free and open to Norwich students, faculty and staff, and members of the general public who wish to attend.
Thursday, April 7, 2022
8 – 8:30 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
President, Norwich University Applied Research Institutes
8:40 – 10 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
MORNING SESSIONS I: SECURITY RISKS
Venessa Welch, Tamirat Abegaz, and Bryson Paine. Impact of COVID-19 on the Popularity of Cryptocurrency and its Security Risks. University of North Georgia
Tyler Hayes and Lauren Provost. Increasing Security Awareness and Technological Safeguards within ICS Cyberecosystems to Maximize Cyber Resilience. Norwich University.
Presenter: Tyler Hayes.
Shankar Banik, Jared Johnson, Eric Lilling, and Deepti Joshi. Efficient Detection of Phishing Using Email DNA. The Citadel.
Presenter: Jared Johnson
Jackson Stanley and Shane Vandewinckel. Multi-Variable Optimization of Point-in-Polygon Clustering for Assignment Prioritization through Machine Learning. Norwich University.
10 – 10:20 a.m.
10:20 – 11:20 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
MORNING SESSIONS II: SECURITY & PRIVACY I
Christopher Brown. Scanning for, Exploiting and Remedying LOG4J Vulnerabilities Using the Metasploit Framework. University of North Georgia.
James Neefeldt and Mohamed Azab. On the security and open challenges of wirelesscellular communications from 1G to NextG. Virginia Military Institute.
Presenters: James Neefeldt and Mohamed Azab
Poster Quick Fire Round:
Nathaniel Coley and Imran Ghani. A Modeled Approach to Securing Web-Based Software. Virginia Military Institute.
Logan Kern. A Rogue Access Point Deployed by Drown and How to Defend Against It. University of North Georgia.
Tori Mannarelli and Aaditya Parameswaran. Parallel Collision Attack on SIKE. Virginia Tech.
Benjamin Bradley. Behavior Modeling for Policy Audit: Using Monterey-Phoenix to Predict Emergent Behavior in Policies and Procedures. University of North Georgia.
11:30 a.m. – Noon | Mack Hall Auditorium
Executive Director, U.S. Cyber Command
Noon – 1 p.m.
1 – 2:30 p.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
AFTERNOON SESSIONS: DIGITAL FORENSICS
Anthony Ellis. Forensic Comparison of Social Media Apps on iOS & Android. Norwich University
Rohan Viswanathan and Christopher Lanclos. The Use of Machine Learning and Code Clones in Malware Classification. Texas A&M University.
Presenter: Rohan Viswanathan
Kyla Fielding. Forensic Evaluation of Roku Streaming Stick 4k. Norwich University.
Kelson Wright. Forensic Analysis of the Oculus/Meta Quest 2. Norwich University.
Friday, April 8, 2022
8 – 8:15 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
8:15 – 9 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PANEL: CAREERS IN CYBER
9 – 9:35 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
Victor P. Piotrowski
Lead Program Director, National Science Foundation
9:40 – 10:40 a.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
MORNING SESSIONS I: CYBER AWARENESS
Jordan Jean. Censorship and Suppression: Tecent’s Use of Video Games to Control Information. Norwich University
John Barker, Aidan Noonan, and Mohammad Azab. ODAR-MT, Obscure Dynamic Asset Relocation for Moving Target Defense. Virginia Military Institute.
Presenters: John Barker and Aidan Noonan.
Mohammed Almalki, Meshal Alhappy, and Sadir Almutairi. Saudi Arabia: The Rising Nation in Cybersecurity. Norwich University.
Presenters: Mohammed Almalki and Meshal Alhappy.
10:40 – 11 a.m.
11 a.m. – Noon | Mack Hall Auditorium
MORNING SESSIONS II: SECURITY & PRIVACY II
Noah Wells, Shiloh Wells, Slateon Frederick, Jessica Rogniski, and Shankar Banik. Context-Aware Data Security for the Internet of Things (IoT) Networks. The Citadel.
Presenters: Shiloh Wells and Slateon Frederick.
Gideon Hankins. Is it Boiling Yet? | Using Global Data to Predict National Behavior and Volatility. Norwich University
Gabriella Diaz. Augmented Reality and Smart Glasses: Hello, Eyes, Goodbye Privacy. Norwich University.
Noon – 12:45 p.m. | Mack Hall Auditorium
PANEL: EMERGING CYBER TECHNOLOGY
Huw O. L. Read
Professor, Computer Security and Information Assurance, Norwich University
Director, Center for Cybersecurity and Forensics Education and Research (CyFER)
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