Cyber Day

Baylor's third annual Cyber Day welcomes industry leaders in cybersecurity for conversations with Baylor faculty, administration, and a public forum that will discuss cybersecurity and ethics.

Of course, Cyber Day will also feature a HackFest that will put the best and brightest from the area to the test and an interactive exhibit that will introduce everyone from novice to expert to the latest cybersecurity threats.

Baylor HackFest
October 15 - 6:00 p.m.
Hankamer & Cashion Academic Centers

The Baylor HackFest is an opportunity for everyone in the Baylor community to experience cyber threats from the inside. Whether you know nothing about technology or consider yourself an expert hacker, HackFest provides an opportunity for you to be BearAware!

Escape Rooms and Demonstrations
Hankamer Academic Center Lobby

An experience designed for anyone and everyone! See the most common technological exploits in action and learn how to keep yourself from being an easy target for hackers.

Team Competition
Cashion Academic Center, 5th Floor

Test your mettle as a hacker by competing as part of a team in a "King of the Mountain" game where it is your job to work together to vanquish servers and conquer technological terrain in a quest to rule the network!

Click here to register for the Baylor HackFest competition.
Only individual registrations will be accepted. Teams will be assigned by the Hackfest organizers.

Cyber Day Public Forum
October 16 - 1:30 p.m.
Paul & Jane Meyer Conference Center (Foster 250)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation

All are invited to hear corporate cybersecurity executives address current issues in cybersecurity and ethics, engage one another in dialogue, and interact with the audience in a Q&A session. The following executives will participate in this public forum:

Elton Fontaine
Systems Engineering Director, Palo Alto Networks

John Scimone
Senior Vice President, Global Chief Security Officer and Resilience, Dell Technologies

James Shira
Network and U.S. Chief Information and Technology Officer, PwC

Make plans today to participate in Baylor's Cyber Day activities. Both the HackFest and Public Forum are free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you on October 15 and 16, 2019!

Baylor Cyber Day is sponsored by Baylor ITS, the Department of Computer Science, the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Department of Information Systems, and presented as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.