This project is now closed. If you would like to support the NKU Cyber Defense Team, please visit or call Jodi Zerbe at 859-572-5489. 

Funding the NKU Cyber Defense Team

Raised toward our $4,500 Goal
33 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 22, at 11:59 PM EDT
Project Owners

DMD Data Systems Inc. Comes on Board

April 07, 2015

We would like to thank our friends at DMD Data Solutions in Frankfort, KY for contributing $500.00 to our campaign. You can find more information about DMD Data Systems at

Nexigen Leads The Way with Corporate Sponsorship

March 10, 2015

We are grateful to Nexigen ( for their corporate sponsorship of $400.00

Cyber Defense Co-Captain Wins Prestigious Scholarship

April 24, 2015

Thank you so much for your support of the Cyber Defense Team at Northern Kentucky University. Your contributions are directly impacting the success of our team and students here in the College of Informatics at NKU.

Our Cyber Defense Team Co-Captain, Ashley Huffman has been awarded a 2015-2016 Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS). She was 1of 16 women awarded this honor across the nation!

Ashley is a dual major at Northern Kentucky University studying Computer Science and Computer Information Technology. She is actively involved with in the cyber-defense team and information security club along with the schools Women in Informatics group. She hopes to go into the field of information security after she graduates and is particularly interested in application security and malware analysis.

The support that you give directly provides unique experiences that makes students like Ashley contenders for national acclaims. Thank you for your gift. I hope that you will encourage others to share in your generosity!


Choose a giving level


Virus Defender

A gift of $10.00 will provide 1 student with the necessary manuals needed for state and regional competitions.


White Hat Hacker

A gift of $25.00 will provide 3 students with the necessary manuals for state and regional competitions.


Firewall Assistant

A gift of $50.00 will pay for a student for a on campus qualifying competition.


Secure System Operator

A gift of $100.00 will pay for a student to attend the Regional Competition