WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Once again, Purdue University welcomes cyber experts to campus and encourages them to bring all potential worst-case digital scenarios and other cyber challenges. The invitation is for the annual CERIAS symposium April 2-3, at which academic cyber researchers and industry professionals will collaborate to define, prioritize, and work on security threats and barriers to progress in the cyber realm.

Titled “Safeguarding Innovation: Protecting the Frontlines in Our Cyber-Physical World,” this year’s 25th Annual CERIAS Cybersecurity Symposium agenda has nearly two dozen speakers and panelists, including the opening keynote speech at 9 a.m. April 2, “Emerging and Future Cybersecurity Risks for National Security,” from Daniel “Rags” Ragsdale, deputy assistant director of workforce and education in the White House Office of the National Cyber Director.

The event will open with remarks from Purdue President Mung Chiang at 8:45 a.m. April 2.

Online registration is available here. All university students, faculty, and staff can attend for free. The cost for those in the military or working in government is $180. The price for all others is $360. Registration will also be available at the event, held at Stewart Center, 128 Memorial Mall, Room G-32, West Lafayette.

Read more about the symposium here.

Media contact: Amy Raley, araley@purdue.edu