Presentation on theme: "Educate Advocate Support Concept Demonstration: National High School Cyber Defense Competition Orlando, FL, 26-27 February 2009 Why Why Who What."— Presentation transcript:
Educate Advocate Support Concept Demonstration: National High School Cyber Defense Competition Orlando, FL, 26-27 February 2009 Why Why Who What When/Where What’s Next 1
Educate Advocate Support Call 2008 the year that cyberspace—its vulnerability, its defense, and its exploitation—passed the point of no return as a major issue for national security officials. Rebecca Grant, Director, Mitchell Institute The United States is the most vulnerable nation on the face of the Earth to cyber attack for a simple reason—we are the most dependent. Michael McConnell, Director of National Intelligence The success of many business enterprises will depend on the degree to which the available pool of workers possesses the right combination of science, technology, and engineering skills. Bill Gates, Congressional Testimony 2 Why?
Educate Advocate Support The USAF needs the cyber warriors who can secure the domain as the indispensible prerequisite for air and space dominance American industry needs secure networks to compete and security providers reasonably expect an expanding, lucrative market The linchpin of future network security is education of enough U.S. professionals to meet the expanding requirement – the source of that educated workforce must be students motivated to pursue a career in computer science The Air Force Association Educates the public, Advocates for and Supports the U.S. Air Force, the Air Force family and aerospace education – Aerospace = Air, Space, and Cyberspace! 3 Why? Why? A Convergence of Interests:
Educate Advocate Support Center for Infrastructure Assurance & Security (CIAS) Academic perspective, Network security education, Collegiate competition, Director’s USAF relationship Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Diverse industrial perspective (customer & supplier), Proven Cyber Defense Trainer ( TeamDefend ), Corporate commitment Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) & Civil Air Patrol (CAP) High School perspective, Local groups with national breadth accepted by HS administration with “built-in” commitment to citizenship/service Air Force Association (AFA) Nonprofit perspective, Relationships with all of the above, Field organization with national breadth and education mission/interest 4 Who? Who? Committed Partners:
Educate Advocate Support Phased Approach (Do & Learn – Do & Learn Again) Phase I, Proof of Concept Demo (26-27 February 2009): Online education; eight 5-person teams (AFJROTC/CAP); SAIC’s TeamDefend CDT; Compete at AFA’s Air Warfare Symposium, Orlando; Winner to April 2009 National Collegiate CDC at UT-SA, TX Phase II, National Deployment (2009-10 School Year): National AFJROTC/CAP competition; Enhanced academics; Prelim. rounds select regional competitors; 18-19 Feb 2010 Orlando competition; Champion to April 2010 NCCDC Phase III, Grow to the Need (2010-11 on): Expand to non-JROTC/CAP; Integrate with NCCDC; Institutionalize 5 What? What? CyberPatriot ( National HS Cyber Defense Competition)
Educate Advocate Support Orlando, FL – Rosen Shingle Creek 6 What? What? CyberPatriot 2009 Competitors FL-20024 Eustis HS FL-20041 Timber Creek HS CAP FL-259 FL-861 Colonial HS FL-091 Oak Ridge HS FL-881 Dr. Phillips HS FFL-921 Osceola HS L-20053 Celebration HS Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel Venue
Educate Advocate Support Orlando, FL – Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel 7 When/Where? When/Where? CyberPatriot 2009 CyberPatriot Competition Rooms Gatlin A-3 & 4 Friday Awards in Gatlin A-2 25 th Air Warfare Symposium Gatlin D Technology Exposition Gatlin B & C Schedule Thurs, 26 Feb 8:30-11:30am: FL-091/20041 12:30-3:30pm: FL-921/20024 Fri, 27 Feb 8:30-11:30am: FL-20053/861 12:30-3:30pm: FL-881/CAP 4:30-5:30pm: Awards
Educate Advocate Support Orlando, FL – Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel 10 CyberPatriot 2009 Welcome/Information Table Table Schedule Thurs, 26 Feb 7:45am-3:30pm Fri, 27 Feb 7:45am-4:30pm Technology Exposition Gatlin B & C 25 th Air Warfare Symposium Gatlin D CyberPatriot Competition Rooms Gatlin A-3 & 4 Friday Awards in Gatlin A-2 CyberPatriot Register at AFA Reg. Booth CyberPatriot Welcome/Information Table
Educate Advocate Support 8 CyberPatriot II 18-19 February 2010 Orlando, FL
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