News & Events

It’s Official – Home Depot Was Hacked

Several weeks ago the word started to spread in the cyber security community that yet another big retailer, this time Home Depot, had been hacked. At that time the company said they were looking into the incident. Today Home Depot made it...  [Read More]

China Continues Cyber Attacks on US

The Senate Armed Services Committee released information today indicating that China has once again been caught with its hands in the cyber cookie jar. According to the report, hackers tied directly to the Chinese government have launched cyber attacks on at least...  [Read More]

Breached or Not Breached?

The headline at CNNMoney was troubling – “A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday”. Yawn…another hack. Buy it was troubling on several fronts–first that so many Gmail passwords had been stolen and were...  [Read More]

NCI Symposium Series Event: The Nature of Cyber Warfare

As part of its symposium series, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted on September 16, 2014 its first symposium on The Nature of Cyber Warfare. During the event, issues related to the changing meaning of cyber security, the intersection of US policy,...  [Read More]

Hackers Strike at More Energy Companies

The relentless attack on the energy sector continued last week when officials in Norway announced that as many as 300 energy-related companies in that country have been hacked by outsiders. The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) said that 50 organizations had been...  [Read More]

RSVP Now for a Special NCI Event

A NCI Symposium Series Event: The Nature of Cyber Warfare Please join us for a special, RSVP only, event on The Nature of Cyber Warfare Tuesday September 16th from 9:00am – 11:30am to discuss the changing meaning of cyber security, the intersection...  [Read More]

Free Course for Engineering Technology Professionals Now Open

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is offering a free, non-credit, 8-week online, self-paced, introductory course in cyber security entitled: Professionals. Registration for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) opened on September 1. The course begins on September 15. According to...  [Read More]

Excelsior Grad Named NCI Fellow

Dr. Jane LeClair, COO of Excelsior College’s National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce that Terry M. Evans has been appointed an NCI Fellow. The NCI is an academic and research center located in Washington D.C. dedicated to assisting government, industry,...  [Read More]

Excelsior’s New MOOC: An Introduction to Cybersecurity

A free, Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by Excelsior College’s National Institute of Cybersecurity aims to introduce educators, professionals and the general public to the evolving field of cyber operations and security. Throughout the course, “Introduction to Cybersecurity” (Register), which begins on September 22, 2014, students...  [Read More]

Call for Abstracts & Papers

The National Cybersecurity Institute Journal is currently extending a call for abstracts & papers, including book and software reviews, editorials and commentary in all areas of cybersecurity that contribute to understanding the issues associated with cybersecurity. The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior...  [Read More]