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Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on Cyber Forensics Tools

This podcast provides a brief introduction to cyber and digital forensic operations. Derek Smith of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College provides a brief overview of the field of cyber forensics and then discusses some of the most prevalent security tools...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Derek Smith on SCADA

This podcast provides a brief overview of security issues related to Supervisory Control and Data Systems, or SCADA, security. Derek Smith of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College provides a brief overview of what SCADA is, why it needs securing, and introduces...  [Read More]

October 2014 is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Special Podcast Series… October 2014 marks the 11th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In recognition of this month long campaign, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) will produce a series of podcasts and webinars with some of the nation’s foremost experts...  [Read More]

NCI Journal #3 Call for Papers

The National Cybersecurity Institute Journal is currently extending a call for abstracts & papers, including book and software reviews, editorials and commentary in all areas of cybersecurity that contribute to understanding the issues associated with cybersecurity. Manuscripts must be written at a...  [Read More]

Open House: Smooth Degree Pathways for Cyber Security Education

Join the National Cybersecurity Institute and the School of Business and Technlogy at Excelsior College for an open house focusing on developing a smooth degree path for cyber security education. The Open House will be held at the National Cybersecurity Institute Time:...  [Read More]

Webinar: Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Sept 18, 2014 2 pm to 3 pm (ET)...  [Read More]

NCI Symposium Series Event: The Nature of Cyber Warfare

As part of its symposium series, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted on September 16, 2014 its first symposium on The Nature of Cyber Warfare. During the event, issues related to the changing meaning of cyber security, the intersection of US policy,...  [Read More]

RSVP Now for a Special NCI Event

A NCI Symposium Series Event: The Nature of Cyber Warfare Please join us for a special, RSVP only, event on The Nature of Cyber Warfare Tuesday September 16th from 9:00am – 11:30am to discuss the changing meaning of cyber security, the intersection...  [Read More]

The Current State of Cybersecurity Education in the US & Around the World Webinar

On September 4, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “The Current State of Cybersecurity Education in the US and Around the World.” In the August 2014 edition of IEEE’s Computer magazine, Dr. Ernest McDuffie from NIST and Dr....  [Read More]

Free Course for Engineering Technology Professionals Now Open

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is offering a free, non-credit, 8-week online, self-paced, introductory course in cyber security entitled: Professionals. Registration for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) opened on September 1. The course begins on September 15. According to...  [Read More]