Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

It has been no secret that women are underrepresented in STEM fields. By some estimates it ranges from 15-20% of the workforce . . . and this at a time when industry is desperate for skilled employees in the STEM areas. There have been ongoing efforts to increase the numbers of females in technology to …

On 6 February, President Obama released the 2015 National Security Strategy. This document is fundamental for the development of the subordinate departmental strategies and determining programmatic budgets. The Defense, Homeland Security, and State Department strategies will be aligned with the risks, goals, and priorities defined in the National Security Strategy. Cybersecurity issues figure prominently in …

Make no mistake about it, when you get involved in the STEM fields, and cyber security in particular, the demands on your time will increase. The reason for this is that there is a huge gap between what is done and what needs doing in the IT departments of the business community. In fact, according …

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College today announced the appointment of two new Fellows, Bray Barnes and Robert A. Bell. Barnes is the founder and principal of Security Evaluation and Solutions Group, LLC (SESG). Bell serves as SESG’s emergency management consultant. Both appointees have extensive expertise in the areas of intelligence analysis, law enforcement, …

This past Thursday October 16th the National Cybersecurity Institute and School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College hosted on open house for those interested in cyber security workforce development and education. The event was attended by professisonals in academia, industry and government cyber security and information technology work. The event was hosted at the …