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Cyber Forensics and Information Security Student, Class of 2018

TSC Presents: Technology Careers at PNC Bank – Tuesday, September 19th

On Tuesday, September 19th, recruiters from PNC Bank will be on campus to meet with RMU students about potential job and internship opportunities. Through this event, students can learn about the technology internships and various programs at PNC. The event will take place in the Wheatley Atrium from 4:30PM to 5:45PM.

The event is business casual and open to all CIS students. This is a TSC-sponsored event. Pizza and refreshments will be available. Students can earn SET credit for this event. A link for an event flyer is posted here.

TSC Helps Deliver Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims

On Tuesday, September 12th, members of the Top Secret Colonials helped prepare supplies for delivery to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The members helped package dozens of boxes filled with the supplies collected in Wheatley. They delivered the supplies to the Chartier’s Volunteer Fire Department. From there, the boxes were placed on a truck that is headed for Texas.

Pictures of the items and the delivery are shown below.

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TSC Collection for Hurricane Harvey Victims – August 31 to September 11

The Top Secret Colonials will be collecting items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. TSC has partnered with two groups in Pittsburgh that will be sending tractor trailers filled with needed items to the Texas area. TSC will have boxes in the lobby of Wheatley for item collection from August 31st to September 11th. The items will then be delivered by students for transport to Texas.

The organization is asking for new items only. The following is a partial list of what is needed:

– Toiletries (toothpaste, tooth brushes, razors, shaving cream, soap, shampoo, etc.)
– Batteries
– Flashlights
– Water
– Diapers
– Baby Food
– Blankets
– Pillows
– Feminine products
– Pet food
– Cleaning supplies
– Canned food
– Paper products
– Crayons

– Paper

For more information, please contact Dr. Paullet at paullet@rmu.edu. An updated photograph of the collection box area is shown below.
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RMU Named “Cyber School of the Future 2017”

Cyber security consulting firm Paraben has named Robert Morris University the “Cyber School of the Future 2017“. Paraben CEO Amber Schroader honored RMU with the award at the Paraben Forensic Innovations Conference. The conference was a private industry and law enforcement symposium held at the Moon Township campus in August.

Schroader singled out Dr. Karen Paullet, associate professor of computer and information systems, for her work in mobile forensics in the classroom and National Science Foundation-funded workshops.

Also announced at the conference was the newly launched RMU Center for Cyber Research and Training. The center offers customized training workshops on maintaining network security and deterring and detecting unauthorized access. It also shares techniques for gathering evidence from mobile devices for law enforcement investigations, and will conduct research in cyber security, cyber forensics, and other cyber-related topics.

For more information about the award and the new center, click here. A photograph of the award is shown below.

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Top Secret Colonials wins Revolution Portal of the Year

On Tuesday, April 18th at the Student Excellence Awards, the Top Secret Colonials was awarded the Revolution Portal of the Year. The organization received a check for $200. TSC received the award because it was the most active organization on OrgSync.

OrgSync is a Campus Engagement Network that connects students to organizations, programs, and departments on campus in a private online community. This is the first year that Robert Morris University has used OrgSync for its student organizations and activities.

The Top Secret Colonials’ OrgSync page lists various events that the organization has hosted. This allows TSC members to RSVP to these events. The page also lists other news and information about the organization. You can visit the TSC OrgSync page here.

Congratulations to Top Secret Colonials on winning this award!

Posted below are pictures of the check that the Top Secret Colonials received and the organization’s OrgSync profile.

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TSC OrgSync

Network Engineer Intern with IntegraONE

IntegraONE is looking for a Network Engineering Intern to work form them during the summer. This is a full-time internship that will take place from May through August with the opportunity to continue part time in the fall, from August through December.

Responsibilities:

As the summer Network Engineer intern, you will assist the integraONE network engineering team. This is an entry level engineer position that will give you the experience in deploying and maintaining SMB and enterprise level infrastructure. You will be working with switches, routers, servers, SANs and varies wireless technologies. This position will be 90% travel within 75 miles of an integraONE office.

Qualifications:

  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Previous work experience with related technologies
  • Firm knowledge of computer networking or computer science
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and professional presentation
  • IT or Computer Science related coursework
  • 3.0 GPA

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must be able to travel to customer sites
  • Must be able to expect diversified work assignments
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs
  • Must be able to work in various work environments from typical office space to factory environment

Please forward résumé and letter of interest to peschbach@integra1.net. For more information about the company IntegraONE, click here.

Help Desk Intern with IntegraONE

IntegraONE is looking for a help desk intern to work with them during the summer. This is a full-time internship from May through August with the opportunity to continue part time in the fall, August through December.

Responsiblities:

As the summer IT Help Desk intern, you will help the call center of the integraONE Help Desk. This is an entry level IT position that will give you experience in PC application, computer hardware, troubleshooting skills, and interaction within the business. This position will be 90% answering Help Desk calls with basic first call resolution.

Qualifications:

  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Basic knowledge of IT hardware and applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and professional presentation
  • IT Related coursework
  • 3.0 GPA

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must be able to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time (up to 4 hours)
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time (2-4 hours at a time).
  • Must have transportation to integraONE office

Please forward your résumé and letter of interest to kknecht@integra1.net. For more information about the company integraONE, click here.