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CySER seminars for the Spring 2022 semester are scheduled to take place Mondays¬† 3:10–4pm Pacific, virtually via Teams. In the Fall 2021 semester, four seminars were held – on October 11, October 25, November 8 and November 29. In addition, a special seminar, featuring a Cybersecurity Panel on the occasion of the WSU-SEL (Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories) Collaboration Week¬†was held on September 16, 2021 (more information below).

Spring 2022 Seminar Series

Date Speaker Title/Media
May. 2 Cory Baker
Cybercore Integration Center
Idaho National Laboratory
Cybersecurity for the Operational Technology Environment


Apr. 18 Kevin Brennan
FBI – Special Agent
The Cyber Threat Landscape – The FBI’s Perspective


Apr. 4

Karl Scheuerman
Crowdstrike – Falcon Complete

Cyber Security Operations on the Front Line


Mar. 21

Elena Peterson
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Flexible and Adaptive Malware Identification Using Techniques from Biology


Mar. 7

Charles Carroll
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Purposeful Design – Defending Critical Infrastructure


Feb. 7 Bryson Bort

Bryson Bort
Scythe and ICS Village

Can you hack it? Starting your own company


Jan. 10 Deborah Wells

Deborah Wells
Information Technology and Administration
Central Washington University

Deepfakes and Cybersecurity Concerns


Fall 2021 Seminar Series

Date Speaker Title/Media
Nov. 29 Dr. Clemente Izurieta

Dr. Clemente Izurieta
Gianforte School of Computing
Montana State University

Hierarchical Software Quality Assurance
Approach to Leveraging Existing Technologies and
Building Quality Gates


Nov. 8 Matthew Boehnke

Matthew Boehnke
Department of Computer Science
Columbia Basin College

Cyberhawks and Beyond


Oct. 25 Jim Alves-Foss

Dr. Jim Alves-Foss
Department of Computer Science
University of Idaho

Probabilities, Percentages, and Professions of Performance


Oct. 11 Dr. Assefaw Gebrehmedhin

Dr. Assefaw H. Gebremedhin
School of EECS
Washington State University

CySER Overview and Machine Learning


Special Seminar

CySER hosts regular seminars throughout the semester. Its inaugural seminar for Fall 2021 was a cybersecurity panel organized as part of the WSU-SEL (Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories) collaboration week.

The Cybersecurity Panel took place on Thursday September 16, 2021 from 3:30 PM — 4:30 PM at the M.G. Carey Senior Ballroom, Compton Union Building, WSU. The event was live streamed and a recording is available at the following link. More information about the panel and the panelists is available in this flier.