CYSEC at Transatlantic Campus Week 2020 at UTSA


Organizers: University of Texas, San Antonio / TU Darmstadt


Funded by the German Embassy, the initiative highlights of the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US. UTSA together with TU Darmstadt hosts the Campus Weeks: Building Tomorrow from November 9-13, 2020.

Every day of this week, we showcase a different topic of collaboration: politics, economy, study abroad, cybersecurity, and diversity/culture.

We will connect keynote speakers with our local and international community. We welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members already interested in Germany as well as those who would like an introduction to the topics of their interest.

Novemeber 12, 2020, 4 – 5 p.m CET

Cyber Security is probably one of the most relevant and least understood topics of the 21st century. Every individual as well as companies, governments and states fight a frenzy battel against cyber criminals and hacker while battle grounds constantly shift and change. Who can make sense of the challenges and chances? The panel combines highly skilled and experienced people with different approaches to the topic.

Gen. Guy Walsh formerly lead the strategic initiatives for U.S. Cyber Command, the Department of Defense’s newest Combatant Command, which is co-located with the National Security Agency (NSA). Dr. Nicole Beebe is a former computer crime investigator for the U.S. Air Force is currently the Department Chair of Information Systems and Cyber Security at UTSA. Dr. Guy Walsh has decades of experiences with security systems research. Prof. Ahmad Sadeghi is the spokesperson of the CYSEC Research Profile Area at TU Darmstadt, one of the leading Cyber Security Research Centers in Europe. Join them for a controversial and agreeable, necessary and important conversation on how to protect our data in the digital space.


  • Gen. Guy Walsh (ret.), former strategic initiatives lead for U.S. Cyber Command at U.S. Department of Defense
  • Dr. Nicole Beebe, Department Chair of Information Systems and Cyber Security UTSA, former computer crime investigator for the U.S. Air Force
  • Dr. Greg White, Director of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security UTSA
  • Prof. Ahmad Sadeghi, Spokesperson Cyber Security TU Darmstadt

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Campus Week 2020