Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

national cybersecurity association student chapter

During the fall 2019 season, Excelsior College sponsored four teams to compete in the National Cyber League (NCL). This year, a record 23 students, including six undergraduate and 14 graduate students, in addition to two Excelsior alumni and an intern participated. The National Cyber League is a cybersecurity competition with offensive and defensive puzzle-based and …

women in cybersecurity and veterans

*The original article first appeared in “United States Cybersecurity Magazine,” Spring 2019 issue. It has been adapted and republished here with permission. Current State of the Cybersecurity Industry  The growth in cyber threats has created a robust cybersecurity labor market with various well published reports estimating 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs will be unfilled by 2021. …

Melissa Burger, cybersecurity

Melissa Burger pursues higher education to improve her and her family’s lives

Full-time student, mother of four, and busy wife Melissa Burger, of Michigan, took advantage of her military benefits to return to school with Excelsior College to pursue her higher education. While going to school for an associate degree in liberal arts, which she …

Robert Gorhum, IT Manager

Rob Gorhum Combines Resilience and Multiple Degrees to Thrive in Career

Rob Gorhum has held many jobs throughout his life and been faced with many personal obstacles, all of which have prepared him to be ready for whatever comes his way. His tenacity coupled with three degrees from Excelsior College, has helped him to excel …

Man in server room, it and cyber roles

An Excelsior College webinar clarifies the nuances

Information technology (IT) and cybersecurity are two of the most in-demand careers you can enter. The need for a combination of technical ability with analytical and problem-solving skills make them the perfect professions for the person who likes to evolve their skills at the speed of technology. While …

Advance your career with an advanced degree. Learn about: Expected industry need and projected salaries for skilled cybersecurity and IT professionals Differences between an IT degree and a cyber degree How to find National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security designated Centers for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education Federal government job opportunities Excelsior’s wide range …

Amelia Estwick, Director of National Cybersecurity Insitute at the Committee on Homeland Security Hearing

Amelia Estwick, PhD, director of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College and faculty program director for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity program at Excelsior, was called as a witness to submit and personally defend a written statement for the record before a hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation Subcommittee of the …

man wearing mask in a hoodie on laptop

In October 2017, we learned of a data breach that occurred with Equifax, a consumer credit bureau, that impacted over 143 million consumers. According to the consumer information website hosted by the Federal Trade Commission, “If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose …