Academy of Cyber & Information Assurance


Monday, July 14, 2014-Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Peter Kiewit Institute is proud to host the PKI Academy of Cyber Systems & Information Assurance.  This Academy exposes students to cyber system technologies and defenses that enable and protect the network that supports our Nation's critical infrastructures such as finance, insurance, medical, telecommunications and home land security.  Information Assurance (IA), the practice of managing information-related risks, is concerned with mitigating risks in the global IT infrastructure.  The program includes topics such as security and engineering principles, cryptography, digital forensics and disaster recovery.  There is no cost to attend the Academy.  Participants must be rising high school seniors(class of 2015) from a Nebraska, Iowa or Midwest state.  Selection criterion is based upon academic achievement as well as extracurricular involvement in the community and leadership experience.  In addition to the online application, the following documents must also be submitted:

Please Apply Here

Academic Verification Form

Recommendation Form

Applications and supporting documents due April 30, 2014.


View photos of last year's event on PKI's Facebook page.


For additional information please contact the event coordinator, Leah Ellis at 402.554.2158 or

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