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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]

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]

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]

The 2014 Mandiant MIRcon Conference Wrap-up

The Mandiant (a FireEye Company) MIRcon conference has came and went. The conference was held October 5 through October 8 in Washington D.C.’s Woodley Park District. The absolutely beautiful and on The National Historic Registry The Omni Shoreham Hotel was the conference...  [Read More]

NCSAM Book SALE! 50% off “Protecting Our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Work Force”

We will be discounting the National Cybersecurity Institute Publication Protecting Our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Work Force all October long in recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Step #1: To receive this 50% discount visit the Hudson Whitman Website Step #2:...  [Read More]

October 2014 is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Special Podcast Series… October 2014 marks the 11th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). In recognition of this month long campaign, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) will produce a series of podcasts and webinars with some of the nation’s foremost experts...  [Read More]