Articles by NCI Staff

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Dr. Amelia Estwick, Program Manager at the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College conducted a Cybersecurity Awareness webinar for the Roanoke Chapter of AGA (Association of Government Accounts).  The webinar titled:  Cybersecurity & You, what you need to know to avoid becoming “road kill” while traversing the information super-highway was attended by members of the …

Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE) partners with top-notch cyber expert, Excelsior College, to increase Cybersecurity workforce skills in the energy industry. Webinar was recorded on August 2, 2017; the link to the recorded webinar is: https://bcove.video/2wFmUBk The energy industry is facing vital, unfilled cyber-related job positions and has a demand for skilled employees to …

When:  July 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST The days of a fixed network edge are gone. Digital transformation, cloud computing, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have fragmented the traditional government network, making it nearly impossible to determine where an agency’s actual perimeter lies. Government systems …

NCI was invited to moderate a panel on “Building the Pipeline of Cybersecurity Professionals” at the 2017 AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium that was held at the Baltimore, MD Convention Center in June.  The panel was well attended and featured educators and professionals from academia and government.  The panel discussed the importance of building a …

Dr. Amelia Estwick, program manager for NCI was interviewed on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) News to discuss personal information being hosted on various online search engines and ways to protect personal information from being shared.   Thanks to These Websites, Your Personal Info Is Just a Keystroke Away | CBN News

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Smart Card Alliance, known for propelling the adoption of smart card technology as the global standard for payment, identity, access and mobile application security, announced today it is expanding its charter to include a broader range of security and privacy-enhancing technologies. To reflect this expanded …

Careers in Cybersecurity Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 7 – 8pm EST Register Today – https://cybercareers.eventbrite.com/?aff=NCI According to Michael Brown, CEO at Symantec, the demand for the cybersecurity workforce is expected to rise globally to 6 million by 2019, with a projected employee shortfall of 1.5 million.  Meaning that there are not enough skilled workers …

Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology Speaker Series Presentation Critical Cybersecurity Awareness Faculty Program Director:  Dr. Andrew Hurd Cybersecurity is a growing field. If we had the foresight and we integrated computer security the way it was supposed to be integrated 40 years ago there would not be a Cybersecurity field today. It would …

On January 30, 2017 Dr. Amelia Estwick, Program Manager for the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College, was interviewed on Washington, DC’s WJLA/News Talk program to discuss  cybersecurity in the new administration.

Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology Speaker Series Presentation Critical Cybersecurity Awareness Faculty Program Director:  Dr. Andrew Hurd Cybersecurity is a growing field. If we had the foresight and we integrated computer security the way it was supposed to be inte-grated 40 years ago there would not be a Cybersecurity field today. It would …