Workshop on Mobile Security

The workshop date is on June 27, 2014 (Friday). 

This workshop is intended to promote mobile security in education, to enhance student learning experience, and to foster collaboration among faculty in Information Assurance (IA) field. Application and registration is free. The application deadline is May 30th, 2014. Please click here to start your application.

For full details, please see the workshop flyer.

How To Apply:

Please submit/email the following part as part of the workshop application:

  • One-page statement including their interests in mobile security, research, teaching, and education background, courses taught, planned courses, and how they will incorporate workshop training results to their curricula.
  • Support letter from department chairs or heads indicating institutional commitment to support the incorporation of the workshop materials to their curriculum.
  • Commitment to participating in discussion and contribute to improve our workshops and the development of mobile security.  

Deadline of Application

Please submit your application by May 30, (Friday), 2014. You will be notified within one week of the deadline. 

Date and Time:

June 27, 2014 (Friday). Workshop participants are expected to arrive on June 26, 2014 (Thursday) and there will be a dinner to meet all paticipants. Workshop will start at 8:00 am on June 27, and ends at 5:00 pm, June 27, 2014.


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN) .
Desktop computers are available for computer labs. You are encourage to bring a laptop or a USB based storage device for workshop materials. Wireless connection will be available.

How To Get Here:

Airport is CHA and address of the Chattanoogan Hotel is 1201 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402.  

The address of UT Chattanooga is 735 Vine Street, Chattanooga, TN. 

Lodging Arrangements

The Chattanoogan Hotel is located at 1201 Broad Street,  Chattanooga, TN 37402. Please call (800) 619-0018 and ask for "UTC corporate" rate which is $95/night. 


We will cover cost of your travel and lodging of $200 (within 100 miles), $500 (more than 100 miles) and $50 (online)

Workshop topics: 

  • Cryptography: hands on labs on modes of symmetric encryption and its implication, RSA attacks, hash function properties, key management.
  • Network Security: an animated learning tool for Kerberos authentication architecture, an animated simulation for packet sniffer, a visualization tool for wireles attacks, interactive SYN Flood simulator, firewall simulation game, stack overflow visualization.
  • Web Security: hands on labs on web application vulnerability assessment, secure programming, static analysis.
  • Access Control: hands-on labs and case tudies on dictionary access control, role-based access control, mandatory access control, and database security.
  • Security Management: case studies on risk management, security policy, incidence response planning, disaster recovery planning, physical security.


Thursday, June 26, 2014

6pm     Welcome, Dinner, Introductions, the Chattanoogan Hotel

Friday, June 27, 2014

8:00-9:00 am      Breakfast, Room 301, EMCS building, UTC

9:00-9:15 am      Welcome from Dean of College of Engineering and Computer Science, Room 301

9:15-9:45 am      Participants introduce each other (EMCS312)

9:45-10:45 am      Introduction to Mobile Programming and Mobile OS (EMCS312)

10:45-11:00 am    Coffee Break (Outside of EMCS312)

11:00-12:00 pm    Hands-on Lab on mobile programming (EMCS312)

12:00-13:00 pm    Lunch at Room 301

13:00-13:30 pm    Introduction to mobile security and cryptography (EMCS312)

13:30-14:30 pm    Hands-on labs on mobile security (EMCS312)

14:30-15:00 pm    Introduction to mobile vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures (EMCS312)

15:00-15:15 pm    Coffee Break  (Outside of EMCS312)

15:15-16:30 pm    Hands-on labs on mobile security (EMCS312)

16:30-17:00 pm    Discussion, Survey, and Closing  (EMCS312)



This workshop provides an excellent opportunity to develop instructional excellence and to network with peers. Expected outcome of the workshop is to provide concrete case studies, and hands-on lab material, test questions, and evaluation rubrics that can be applied in teaching information assurance in computing related courses. The workshop will also focus on developing effective evaluation instruments that can lead to peer-reviewed publications in CS education conferences/journals.

Workshop Registration is closed for year 2014. 

The same workshop will be held in Tuskegee University in the summer of 2015. 


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