Student Opinions Needed – Take the Survey

My name is Dr. Scott Spangler. I would like to ask you to please answer this four-minute, 15-question survey about your privacy and safety awareness while using smart (mobile) devices. Your answers are completely anonymous, voluntary, and have no foreseen risks involved by participating.

The research has been approved by the MGA Institutional Review Board.


Middle Georgia State’s School of IT Hosts First ‘Capture the Flag’ Competition

Roger Rambo, a Middle Georgia State junior majoring in Information Technology, is the winner of the University’s first “capture the flag” (CTF) competition, called the Cyber Knights Banner Challenge, held in February 2018.

Several other IT majors at Middle Georgia State (MGA) also participated in the CTF event, designed to help teach students about specific aspects of cybersecurity.

In computer security, CTF is a computer security competition and one of the fastest ways to help students learn techniques for protecting systems against cyberattacks. CTF contests are usually designed to serve as an educational exercise to give participants experience in securing a machine, as well as conducting and reacting to the sort of attacks found in the real world. (cisco.com)


MGA Library Resources for Student Researchers

Dear Students, The scholarship committee of School of IT will host an academic workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 31st. Dr. John Girard will give a talk entitled “MGA Library Resources for Student Researchers” in PSC room 137 on the Macon campus from 5 to 5:30 p.m.  All students are welcome. See you in the workshop! If Continue reading