Dr. Jane LeClair on the National Cybersecurity Institute
[Originally posted on Excelsior Life News, January 2014]
Dr. Jane LeClair, chief operating officer at the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss NCI’s purpose, mission, and organizational structure, as well as the development process leading up to its launch. LeClair also talks contemporary cyber challenges, upcoming initiatives – including a MOOC, scholarly journal, and new book – and what to expect in the coming years.
1:13 What is the NCI?
2:44 Web attacks costs businesses $114 billion annually.
4:18 Developing the Institute’s strategic outlook.
4:42 What is NSA CNSS certification?
7:30 The purpose and mission of the NCI.
9:10 Social engineering attacks and why “people are conditioned to see what they are expecting to see”.
10:19 NCI’s MOOC
13:47 Protecting our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Workforce.
16:16 The NCI leadership structure – Advisors and Fellows.
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