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Center for Security Studies:
Events & Workshops

Stay current on security issues and trends through CSS events.

The Center for Security Studies at University of Maryland Global Campus offers conferences, seminar series, and webinars that explore cybersecurity and homeland security issues and trends in an open and unclassified format. Speakers and panel members include a wide range of leaders and security experts from the government, industry, and academia.

CSS events are designed for students, faculty, policymakers, government officials, military personnel, defense contractors, law enforcement officials, and interagency and private-sector communities working and interested in the cybersecurity and homeland security fields.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. We are proud to be champions in support of this essential online safety, awareness, and education initiative.

Watch Previous Events

Scholars, experts, and industry professionals have presented at previous Center for Security Studies events, bringing their insights, experience, and know-how to UMGC. Please see our playlists below for detailed recaps and full presentations:

May 24, 2023 Event Recap: Kemba Walden on National Cybersecurity Strategy

UMGC's Center for Security Studies hosted an informative online webinar with Kemba Walden, Acting National Cyber Director in the White House's Office of the National Cyber Director. Walden brings a wealth of leadership experience, including high-level cybersecurity and legal roles at Microsoft, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency. She discussed a number of topics, including the cybersecurity workforce, digital literacy educational pipeline, and U.S. National Cybersecurity Strategy. More than 1,100 people attended online.


Other Events: Center for Security Studies

Recap the last several years of Center for Security Studies events, conferences, and more with our brief summaries.