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11/27/2012 10:15:00 AM
Oregon EISC Sponsors Cyber Security Poster Contest
InfoSec LogoThe Oregon Education Information Security Council (EISC) is pleased to announce the Oregon Cyber Security Awareness Kids Safe Online Poster Contest. The contest is designed to engage students in education about Internet and computer safety. All students in public and private schools, and youth organizations in Kindergarten-12th grades are eligible to participate. Winners will be selected from each of the following grade groups: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Winners from the Oregon competition will be entered in the national contest sponsored by the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). National winners will be notified in May 2013. National winners will receive the honor of having their artwork replicated into a poster calendar (available October 2013) which will be distributed throughout the country and may also be used in campaigns to raise awareness among children of all ages about Internet and computer safety.

Contest Details:
  • Review the Poster Topics & Technical Specifications PDF for details about rules, size and layout.
  • Submit the Poster Entry Form PDF and artwork to the address below.
    Oregon Department of Education
    Cyber Security Awareness Poster Contest
    Attention: ODE Helpdesk
    Office of Assessment and Information Services
    255 Capitol Street NE
    Salem, Oregon 97310-0203
    Email: infosec@ode.state.or.us eMail
  • Limit 1 entry per student.
  • All entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013.
The Oregon Education Information Security Council (EISC) is a workgroup of technology and security experts from schools, districts, ESDs and the Oregon Department of Education. The EISC is responsible for setting the vision, direction, and best practices regarding information security across all levels of preK-12 education institutions in Oregon. This includes strategic planning, policy development, and identification and pursuit of opportunities to collaborate on information security initiatives. For more information, visit the EISC webpage.
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