Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

In May 2015 and as part of the NCI’s Initiative for Women in Cybersecurity, (IWICS), Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Ms. Katherine Pierce. Katherine has been a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service for over 8 years and is currently assigned to the Cyber Intelligence Section in Washington, DC. She spent the first 7 years …

Cybersecurity

Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology continues to attract industry acclaim. On May 13, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security designated Excelsior as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, a recognition which extends through 2019. In its announcement, the NSA stated: Your ability to meet …

In April 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Ms. Shonna Dorsey who is the co-founder and the Managing Director for Interface: the Web School. Shonna was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and is an alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO) where she earned both Bachelor and Masters …

Integrating Women into IS Training By Dr. Sherly Abraham Gone are the days when people tackled problems alone. Today it is all about teamwork in solving problems–men and women, people of all cultures and backgrounds working together to resolve an issue. Gone also are the days when Information Security (IS) awareness training could be an …

The cause of today’s power outage in Washington DC has yet to be discovered, but early indications are that an explosion at a transformer may have lead to the massive disruption that sent the nation’s capitol into turmoil. From the White House to the State Department to the Metro system, things went black and people …

Insider Breach costs AT&T $25 Million AT&T is paying a hefty price – $25 million – for call center employees in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines who accessed personally identifiable information from 278,000 customer accounts without authorization. The Federal Communications Commission says employees in 2013 and 2014 retrieved customer proprietary network information and other personal …

Beating the odds A great deal has been written about the small percentage of women in technology. Currently the rate stands at about 20-23%….give or take a few points. We also hear about the efforts that are underway to attract more young women into the field and how to keep them involved. But what we …

In March 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Mrs. Nancy Williams who is the Chief Information Officer at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands. Nancy has a passion for innovation, education, and collaboration. She also has a commitment to customer service excellence and getting results. Nancy earned a …