Daytona State to offer free cyber-forensics workshop June 5-7
Daytona State College will host a free cyber-forensics workshop for cyber-security professionals June 5-6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Advanced Technology College, 1770 Technology Blvd. in Daytona Beach.

This introductory workshop will include theory and practice, as well as hands-on exercises using free and open-source tools. Topics to be covered include:

• Overview of cyber forensics
• Creating a forensic duplicate
• Verifying evidence
• File systems
• File recovery
• Identifying mismatched file types
• Malware analysis
• Data-hiding techniques
• Capturing RAM and swap files
• Network forensics

The workshop is made possible through the Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium (ACE) for which Daytona State is the lead institution among nearly a dozen southeastern colleges and universities.

The consortium’s goal is to advance cyber-forensic education in the southeastern United States and is funded by a four-year National Science Foundation grant totaling more than $1.8 million.

Beginning this fall, Daytona State also will offer an advanced technical certificate in the growing fields of cyberforensics and cybersecurity.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for cybersecurity professionals will increase by 37 percent over the next eight years, with median pay for experienced professionals averaging near $86,000 annually. Cybersecurity jobs are found in business, industry, military, law enforcement, government, academia and the intelligence community.

Applications are required and must be submitted no later than June 1.

For details on how to apply, visit, or contact; (386) 506-4163.

Strapp golf tournament takes place June 7
The 11th annual Elisha J. Strapp Invitational Golf Scholarship Tournament hosted by the Greater Friendship Scholarship Ministry will be held June 7 at the LPGA International Golf Course, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach.

Celebrating 11 years, the community and education 2014 tournament honoree is Harold V. Lucas, Jr.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with a four-person scramble, shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m.

Tournament contests include a $10,000 cash hole-in-one prize and auxiliary holes prizes are Callaway Razr X HL irons, round-trip air tickets and a Sea Mist golf trip for two.

The scholarship ministry raises funds to benefit early childhood learning centers and graduating high school seniors who are seeking higher education at an accredited educational institution to improve their skills and quality of life.

For more information, e-mail or contact tournament co-directors Ronald Gibson at 386.405.8589 or Lorenzo Hayward at 407-341-6464.

Tobacco Free Partnership to meet June 2
The Tobacco Free Partnership of Volusia County (TFP-VC) will have an educational session on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) at its next meeting on Monday, June 2 at 4 p.m. at the Volusia County Health Department (1845 Holsonback Road, Daytona Beach).

Vicki Evans of NE Florida AHEC, a health education center, will cover health warnings, safety concerns, current use and regulation of e-cigarettes.

The TFP-VC is a countywide, locally organized group committed to saving lives and improving the overall health and wellbeing of residents and visitors by reducing and/or eliminating the use of tobacco products.

The partnership is organized to advocate on the local, state and national level for: prevention of the initiation of tobacco use among youth; protection from secondhand smoke; and, promotion of tobacco cessation.

Anyone is welcome to attend this and any of the TFP-VC meetings.

For more information, call Kristen Mialki at 386-274-0601.

Democratic Club to meet June 10
The Democratic Club of North East Volusia County will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, June 10, at the Piccadilly Cafeteria in the Volusia Mall, Daytona Beach.

Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall will explain recent changes to the county voter laws.  McFall spent eight years on the county school board and six years as a member of the County Council representing District 5.  She is a graduate of Stetson University.

Immediately following her presentation, she will host a brief question-and-answer period.

During this meeting Ruth Trager, a candidate for the Daytona Beach City Council will be introduced to the members and guests and she will be invited to offer a brief presentation.

A light supper begins at 6 p.m. Each member is responsible for his or her own meal. All Democrats are invited to attend.



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