Cyber Conflict Studies Association History Contest

The Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and leading a diversified research agenda in the field of cyber conflict. CCSA’s vision is to be the premier thought leader in the field by fostering dialogue, leading research, and developing academic programs focused on the implications of cyber conflict.

To achieve this, CCSA promotes and leads international intellectual development efforts to advance the field of cyber conflict research. These activities include workshops that bring together professionals from industry, academia and government to discuss strategic issues surrounding cyber conflict and the publication of insightful research articles and position papers in its Journal of Cyber Conflict Studies.

The CCSA is collaborating with others in the community to establish a history writing contest. Please help us spread the word. Details are below:

The Cyber Conflict Studies Association (CCSA), AFCEA International, and the Atlantic Council have collaborated to create a cyber conflict history case studies contest. The contest comprises three entrant categories: university students, military service members and professionals, with six prizes of up to $1,000 to be awarded for the best submissions. The deadline for entering the competition is June 1, 2012. The full call for papers is posted here.
Entries that meet editorial criteria will be considered for inclusion in future CCSA journals or an upcoming Comprehensive History of Cyber Conflict publication. In addition, they may be selected for presentation at a future cyber conflict history conference. Authors of the winning papers automatically will be considered for an internship or employment at the Atlantic Council or the CCSA.

Additional information about the competition, including the list of case studies and complete competition rules, can be found in the official call for papers posted online. More information about CCSA and research resources is available on the CCSA website. Participants should email entries or questions to Karl Grindal, writing competition project manager. Please help CCSA advertise the contest through your social network of colleagues and friends.

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