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Federal government increases its focus on cybersecurity

The U.S. government has recently begun to take concrete steps to help companies protect themselves and one another from the growing threat posed by cyber attackers....  [Read More]

Cybersecurity careers have never been more promising

Growing cyber threats present tremendous career opportunities for aspiring and established cybersecurity professionals....  [Read More]

The U.S. State Department and Cybersecurity

The U.S.State Department and Cybersecurity While much is made of the role of the U.S. Department of Defense in cybersecurity, the Department of State is very involved in cyber diplomacy as well. The Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues (S/CCI) under...  [Read More]

NCI Hosts WNG Technology Roundtable

NCI Hosts WNG Technology Roundtable May 14, 2015 4:00 – 6:30 PM The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is the Venue Partner for WNG’s Technology Roundtable, to be held at the National Cybersecurity Institute’s DC Center, at 2000 M Street NW,...  [Read More]

National Cybersecurity Institute Symposium Series

National Cybersecurity Institute Symposium Series For the final in its symposium series, the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College (NCI) will host on May 13, 2015 a symposium on Security in Cyberspace. As threats continue to increase in cyberspace, security measures there...  [Read More]

Cyber security increasingly needed in health care sector

Hospitals, doctors' offices and other care providers are now collecting a tremendous amount of sensitive information that cyber criminals are eager to steal and use for illicit purposes....  [Read More]

Cyber security among most promising IT career tracks, survey finds

Cyber security professionals are in greater demand than most other IT workers....  [Read More]

Social Media, Security, and Cybercrime

Social Media, Security, and Cybercrime Over the past several months, terrorist groups, criminal elements, and various other imposters have used social media to influence public debate. In a story in the Baltimore Sun, Scott Dance discussed the various actions of hacktivists and...  [Read More]

Just a Taste of Things to Come?

Just a Taste of Things to Come? The cause of today’s power outage in Washington DC has yet to be discovered, but early indications are that an explosion at a transformer may have lead to the massive disruption that sent the nation’s...  [Read More]

Organizations extremely eager to find more cyber security talent

business leaders are desperate to hire more cyber security professionals, but there simply aren't enough qualified individuals to fill all of these roles. Naturally, this creates huge opportunities for those professionals who are in or are entering this field....  [Read More]