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National Cybersecurity Institute
The National Cybersecurity Institute is an academic and research center located in Washington D.C. dedicated to assisting government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cybersecurity policy, technology, and education. The Institute's unique team of cybersecurity experts draws from different industries and organizations who are working together to educate and advise the public and private sectors on today's cybersecurity issues and needs.
About Cybersecurity Education at Excelsior College
The programs in cybersecurity offered at Excelsior College have been certified to meet all of the elements of the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Standards for all six standards identified below, making Excelsior College part of an elite group of academic institutions certified by our government's highest national security agency in offering educational programs in cybersecurity and information assurance.
Excelsior College offers five academic programs at the undergraduate or graduate levels in cybersecurity:
These five programs form a comprehensive unit through which professionals are provided with cutting edge techniques and technology that are required to secure and defend sensitive and critical information of an organization. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach in the design of these programs, the curriculum covers various subjects such as cyber attack and defense, digital analysis, computer forensics, security policies and strategies, risk analysis, ethical and legal issues, operational processes, cyber crime, and more.