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Today in Cybersecurity: How to Establish Effective Cybersecurity Metrics

In this podcast, Derek Smith provides a definition of security metrics, explains the value of these metrics, and provides seven steps for building a security metrics program. Having trouble with the media player? Listen Here Derek A. Smith Biography Derek A. Smith...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: The Importance of Security Awareness Training

In this podcast, Derek A. Smith discusses the importance of organizations having a good security awareness program and provides seven tips to more effectively communicate and educate employees on the topic of security awareness. Having trouble with the media player? Listen Here...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Cyber Stalking…Protect Yourself

Cyber Stalking is a new occurrence that media and law enforcement have struggled to define. In this podcast, Dr. Deanne Cranford-Wesley will define cyber stalking, discuss its targets, what law enforcement is combating the problem, and present ways to protect yourself from...  [Read More]

Today in Cybersecurity: Preventing Online Identity Theft

In this podcast, former Federal investigator Derek A. Smith offers several ways to protect your personal information while working online. Having trouble with media player? Listen here. Derek A. Smith is the Director of Cyber Security Initiatives at the National Cyber Security...  [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]

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]

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 right: TK Eppley – Vice President...  [Read More]