Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

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 …

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, …