News & Events

NCI Appoints Two New Fellows

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College today announced the appointment of two new Fellows, Mr. Melvin Greer and Mr. Kevin L. Jackson. Greer is managing director of the Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation, a nonprofit and nonpartisan think tank dedicated...  [Read More]

Cybersecurity in Our Digital Lives Set for February Release

NCI is proud to announce it will be releasing its second book Protecting Our Future: Cybersecurity in Our Digital Lives this coming February. In the world of technology, cybersecurity is, without a doubt, one of the most dynamic topics of our time....  [Read More]

You’re Invited to NCI for another Cyberwarefare Symposium Series Event

Join us Tuesday morning January 27 as we host industry experts for a discussion on security in cyberspace. This contemplative discussion will investigate how the cyber security field has changed over the past five to ten years, the meaning of better cyber...  [Read More]

We’ve Come a Long Way…

I just read that Ralph Baer passed away this week. Some people won’t recognize his name so let me start at the beginning…. As we approach the holiday season many of us are hoping that Santa will leave us something very special...  [Read More]

Censoring Hollywood?

In his 1941 State of the Union speech, President Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined what he felt were the four basic freedoms that everyone in the world should have: The freedom from want, freedom of worship, freedom from fear, and freedom of speech....  [Read More]

Forging a Cyber Defense: National Cybersecurity Institute and Infragard Partner

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College and the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) have signed an educational agreement that will provide a pathway for InfraGard’s members to pursue advanced degrees in cybersecurity from Excelsior. “Cybersecurity is critical to the protection of...  [Read More]

Where’s Jane? 2104 NICE Conference, Ready to Work: Equipping our Cybersecurity Workers With the Skills to Compete in a 21st-Century Economy

Yesterday and today Dr. LeClair is attending the 2014 National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Conference and Expo at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel in Columbia MD. The theme of the Conference is Ready to Work: Equipping our cybersecurity workers with...  [Read More]

The ITU Plenipotentiary Meeting in Busan, Korea and International Cyber Policy

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the UN system, opened its quadrennial Plenipotentiary Conference this week in Busan, Korea. This is the highest forum for the international body and establishes the leadership, policies, and plans for the organization’s next...  [Read More]

White House cyber breach – Is Anything Safe?

One would assume that the most important residence, the most important government facility, the most important person in the United States, perhaps the world – would have the most secure digital network on the planet. It would be the ultimate example of...  [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]