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Webinar: National Cybersecurity Strategies in Developing Countries

On October 23, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on the “National Cybersecurity Strategies in Developing Countries.” The webinar assessed the current developments at an international level and highlighted the emerging best practices in cybersecurity policy development. The webinar...  [Read More]

Webinar: Cybersecurity of Medical Devices

On October 21, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Cybersecurity of Medical Devices.” The webinar discussed the impact that cybersecurity practices have on medical devices, the regulatory pressures and patient safety concerns, the contributions of IT departments and...  [Read More]

Challenges and Opportunities: Creating Pathways for a Cyber Workforce Now Available

This past Thursday October 16th the National Cybersecurity Institute and School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College hosted on open house for those interested in cyber security workforce development and education. The event was attended by professisonals in academia, industry and...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Are Public Wireless Networks Safe?

In this podcast, Derek Smith highlights security threats you may encounter when using public wireless access points, and explains what you need to know to use wireless safely in public. Having trouble with media player? Listen here. Derek A. Smith Biography Derek...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Cyber Investigations….What is the Procedure?

In this podcast, Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley discusses the topic of cyber investigations and various procedures that an investigator may utilize during a crime investigation. Having trouble with the media player? Listen here. Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley Biography Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley is a National...  [Read More]

Where’s Jane? WNG Panel on Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

The Washington Network Group (WNG) hosted a panel of experts to discuss cybersecurity for small businesses. Our Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Jane LeClair, sat on the panel with a host of other experts including; Panelists from left: TK Eppley – Vice President...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Cyber Risk Insurance

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Derek A. Smith provides a brief overview of cyber risk insurance. He describes what cyber risk insurance is, talks about a few problems with this type of insurance, and offers five considerations should you decide to...  [Read More]

Welcome to the Insider Threat Blog……

Insider Threat Best Practices from Industry Hello, this is Derek A. Smith, Director of Cybersecurity Initiatives for the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College. Thanks for taking the time to visit our new insider threat blog. Insider threat is often not given...  [Read More]

Webinar: Malware Analysis

On October 20, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Malware Analysis.” The webinar showed the steps that are required to capture and analyze malware. It also examined tools and skills needed to perform malware analysis. The webinar was...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Deanne Cranford-Wesley on Secure Software Development

In this National Cybersecurity Institute podcast, Deanne Cranford-Wesley discusses the importance of secure code in the protection of data. Having trouble with media player? Listen here. Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley Biography Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley is a National Cybersecurity Institute fellow, and is the...  [Read More]