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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]

Center for Technology Leadership

Professional development plays a critical role in preparing you for advancement. In this highly competitive, resource-constrained, global environment, how do you set yourself apart? This is the only training I have attended that I would label as transformational; I am a better...  [Read More]

A Start At Securing Our Vital Assets

On February 12, 2014 the Obama Administration issued an Executive Order titled “Improving Critical infrastructure Cybersecurity”.  According to the order a cyber security framework will be developed that “…shall include a set of standards, methodologies, procedures, and processes that align policy, business,...  [Read More]

Excelsior College Cyber Student Wins Competition

Each year the National Cyber League holds sponsored events, challenges and competitions that highlight the skills of upcoming cyber security experts. This year Anna Truss, who graduates from Excelsior College in December, demonstrated her skills by placing first in her regional event and in sixth place...  [Read More]

Interview with Sherly Abraham on the Growing International Cyber Threat

In this Excelsior Life video, Dr. Jane LeClair, COO of The National Cybersecurity Institute, sits down withSherly Abraham, PhD candidate and cybersecurity consultant, to discuss the growing international cyber threat. Abraham argues that government and private organizations need to place a stronger focus on finding...  [Read More]

Excelsior College Cybersecurity Programs are certified to meet the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Training Standards

In February, five Excelsior College programs were certified to meet the National Security Agency’s Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Training Standards. This past month, Dr. Jane LeClair, chief operating officer (COO) at the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, traveled to the17th Annual...  [Read More]