The Marshall University Digital Forensics and Information Assurance is also the home of the Marshall University Collegiate Cyber Defense Team (MU CCDC). The team competes against other colleges and universities in network defense completions in the Mid-Atlantic section of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The purpose of MUCCDC is to increase your overall awareness and expertise in the realm of cybersecurity and digital forensics. As a team, we work together to increase both our skills, and knowledge through education and experience. To learn more about CCDC, please visit https://herdlink.marshall.edu/organization/ccdc.
Women In Cyber
Women In Cyber (WInC) is a student organization to bring all students with the common goal of closing the gender gap in technology together. Women In Cyber’s mission is to help bridge the gender gap in technology on and off-campus by providing tech education, networking, leadership development and community outreach opportunities for females of all ages. As of January 2020, WInC is now an official student chapter of the national Women In Cybersecurity (WiCyS) organization (https://www.wicys.org/student-chapters). To learn more about WInC, please visit https://herdlink.marshall.edu/organization/womenincyber.
Hackers For Charity
MUHFC’s purpose is to offer students an opportunity to become involved in community service and to help those in need through technological means. The Hackers for Charity group mission statement is as follows: “HACKERS FOR CHARITY is a non-profit organization that leverages the skills of technologists. We solve technology challenges for various non-profits and provide food, equipment, job training, and computer education to the world’s poorest citizens.” To learn more about MUHFC, please visit https://herdlink.marshall.edu/organization/muhackersforcharity.
This organization will be known as the Digital Forensics and Information Assurance Professional Fraternity. The purpose of this organization is to provide a professional fraternity and honor society to the students at Marshall University that are in the Digital Forensics and Information Assurance degree program. For more information about Iota Alpha, please visit https://herdlink.marshall.edu/organization/iota-alpha.
The Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence (AIDE) is a regional not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the legal, technical, public sector and business professionals for whom digital evidence is part and parcel of their work. The AIDE conference exists to help network administrators, digital forensics practitioners, law enforcement, and legal professionals survive – and even thrive – in the ever-changing landscape where technology and the law meet. Fostering collaboration among practitioners, students, and academics, AIDE aims to improve access to information, develop solutions to practical problems, and narrow the gap between the accessing and use of digital evidence and traditional physical evidence in the law. Conference sessions include Digital Forensics, Cybersecurity, Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) & Law Enforcement. Cyber Day for High School students will be on Tuesday, April 14th. For more information about AIDE 2020, please visit http://www.marshall.edu/cfs/aide/.