First SFS Cohort Student Activities

2nd Networking event

On May 6th, 4SFS attended our second networking event, hosted in conjunction with the cybersecurity club and the center for cybersecurity.


Students attending the spring 2023 networking event

Spring NCL competition

On April 17th, 5 SFS students competed in the National Cyber League Competition.

Students attending the Spring NCL competition

Spring 2023 Faculty talks

On April 13th, all SFS students attended the spring 2023 faculty talks.

Student attending the Spring 2023 Faculty talks

Spring Data Science Symposium

On April 4th, 2023, 3 SFS students attended the Data Science Symposium where they learned about current ongoing research involving data science and cybersecurity.

Students presenting at the Spring 23 Data Science Symposium

Spring 2023 Cybersecurity Club Board

Since Spring 2023, the Fordham Cybersecurity Club has been led by a dynamic trio of SFS students who hold key positions within the club. With their respective roles as President, Vice-President, and Public Relations Officer, our current student leaders bring invaluable expertise and dedication to drive the success of the club.

Three members of the Spring 2023 Cybersecurity Club Board

2023 International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS): Special Event

On March 16th, 2 SFS students attended a special event at the ICCS conference. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York Division, has teamed with Fordham University‚Äôs Department of Computer and Information Sciences to unite two global leaders in emerging cyber threat analysis and enforcement. 

ICCS 2023 Special Event attendees

Career Awareness Program

On March 30th, one SFS student delivered an enlightening career awareness talk to Forrest Hills High School students. The session centered around the vast array of opportunities within the cybersecurity field, emphasizing the critical need for highly skilled professionals. Additionally, valuable insights were shared regarding government-sponsored initiatives such as the SFS scholarship, highlighting the remarkable opportunities they offer.

Presenter at a recent Career Awareness Program

On January 11th to 13th 2023, all of the SFS students attended the Scholarship For Service job fair. It was an enriching experience for all of them. They were able to participate in all the agency service information sessions to obtain more knowledge about various federal agencies. Moreover, they learned about all the cybersecurity job opportunities all the federal agencies are offering. Students were accompanied by Dr. Thaier Hayajneh (PI) and Dr. Gary Weiss (Co-PI) for the CyberCorps: Scholarship For Service program.

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Job Fair

On December 10th, 2022, Fordham's Graduate School for Art and Science, with the conjunction between the computer science and cybersecurity masters program, offered an end-of-the-semester networking event for all students in both master programs. Five out of seven SFS students attended the event. They learned about current job opportunities in the private and public sectors. Moreover, they were able to network with current cybersecurity experts working in the field to learn more about their work perspective in the work area.

Second Cybersecurity Networking Event with SFS Students

On November 16th, two of our seven SFS students attended the 2022 Aspen summit. They learned about various topics currently affecting the cybersecurity industry and new methods to protect our privacy. They were also able to interact with current DoD guest speakers who provided them with an overview of real job experience.

2022 Aspen Cybersecurity Summit

On October 18, 2022, The Fordham ISACA student club hosted a networking event where students could meet different cybersecurity professionals and learn about job opportunities and the work they do. Six out of the seven students attend this event.

First Cybersecurity Networking Event with SFS Students

Students learned about research topics such as Al, Blockchain, and Cryptography. The talks were presented by current Fordham Faculty professors researching those topics. Our speakers for this event were current Fordham faculties for the Computer and Information Science Department, Dr. Ruhul Amin, Dr. Juntao Chen, and Dr. Mohamed Rahoui.

SFS Faculty at Cybersecurity and Data Science Talks