Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

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 …

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College will host two webinars in the month of August.

Cybersecurity Threats in Health Care

August 18, 1 pm – 2 pm As the healthcare industry has moved from paper-based records to more digital information transferred electronically, the risk of unauthorized disclosure of protected health information has increased. Healthcare …

Well those Russian backed hackers in Eastern Europe have done it again…set what appears to be a record for an Internet data heist. According to news reports, an amazing 1.2 billion….yes billion with a ‘B’…personal data accounts, passwords, and user names have been collected by these well sourced and expert hackers. The discovery of the …

In the wake of recent data breaches like the ones at Target, Michaels, and eBay it has become important like never before to look beyond the basics in cybersecurity. Two key terms that I like to emphasize is the need for a proactive approach and situational awareness. The security community has been so accustomed to …