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Corps of Cadets Cyber Operations Special Unit

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
COSU
Purpose:
The purpose of the Cyber Operations Special Unit is to train cadets in the technical knowledge required to work in the field of cyber security. As proof of training, the Cyber Operations Special Unit trains cadets to the curriculum set forth by the industry's largest certification authorities within the different fields of cybersecurity. These certification curriculums include those of the Security+ curriculum set forth by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification set forth by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, and the Offensive Security Certified Professional curriculum set forth by Offensive Security. With knowledge gained through involvement in this organization, cadets will be prepared to pass the exam for the certifications above and apply these skills past their time in the Corps of Cadets.
Year Founded:
2017
Membership Dues:
No dues
Admits Members:
September
Meeting Locations:
Ash Leadership Learning Center

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Andrew Laramore
Public Contact E-mail Address:
commander@tamucyberclub.info
Public Contact Phone Number:
(214) 208-6730

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://tamucyberclub.info

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
Corps of Cadets

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be contingent on membership in another organization (i.e. Corps of Cadets, etc.)
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per year
Fundraising Events:
Never
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Never
Off-Campus Social Events:
Never
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per year
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per semester
International Travel:
Never