News & Events

Cyber Solution Revealed That May Save You Thousands

Remember the old workplace adage to change your password every 90 days? What’s your password change schedule at home!? For many it’s NEVER! Changing your personal passwords using the 8/4 rule of 8 characters and 4 different types of characters (upper/lower case,...  [Read More]

Cybersecurity Spring MOOC Registration Open

Join NCI for a free Online Course on Cyber Security Dates March 9 – May 12, 2015 Course Description This course provides an overview of the evolving field of cybersecurity, with an introduction to cybersecurity standards and law. Students will learn about...  [Read More]

Bringing You Up to Speed on the SONY Saga as it Continues to Unwind

The cyber breach at SONY a few weeks ago seems to have evolved into an ongoing mini-series for television. When they occurred, the breaches at big box retailers like Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus made headlines and then quickly vanished from...  [Read More]

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 Cyberwarfare 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]