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Excelsior College is a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security designated Excelsior College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

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In March 2016 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Devi Momot. Devi is the CEO and Acting CISO of Twinstate Technologies®, and has been at the helm since 2007. An award-winning certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York, as well as on the Federal level, Twinstate …

In February 2016 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Diana Parr. Diana is a Cybersecurity Technical Leader for the National Security Agency (NSA). She supports the NSA Information Assurance mission as a cybersecurity advocate to senior leadership within NSA, as well as diplomatic and intelligence agencies. She has worked on …

In January 2016 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Jivika Govil. Jivika is an Information Security professional with significant and varied experience in Information Technology including international adeptness in cybersecurity. She has written over 30 research papers on data intelligence, telecom networking, and cybersecurity domain which have been published and …

5 careers in the field of cybersecurity

Information security has become a problem that demands the attention of C-suite executives and board members alike. Once upon a time cybersecurity was a problem exclusively entrusted to the IT department. However, today’s increasingly digital landscape has resulted in a much more complex set of responsibilities. Information security has become a problem that demands the …

In December 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Tasha Phelps. Tasha is nothing short of a seasoned professional in the IT industry. She has over 20 years of professional and academic experience writing, developing and implementing technical solutions for businesses, and governmental agencies.  In her 19-year old company, Phelco …

The FDA recently released new guidance for managing cybersecurity in medical devices. The guidance emphasizes the manufacturers need to monitor, identify, and address cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exploits. This document is guidance and does not establish legally enforceable responsibilities. Through this document as well as the premarket cybersecurity guidance, the FDA encourages the use of the …

Increasingly cybercriminals are targeting the health care industry to obtain Personal Identifiable Information (PII) that they can utilize for financial gain. To combat these clever and skilled criminals requires equally skilled cyber professionals who are well trained and educated for their jobs. One way to attain such skills is by becoming a certified professional in …

The security of the data that rests in the servers of the health care industry is of great concern to the general public and government agencies. Assuring that the data remains confidential, its integrity remains secure, yet accessible, are worthy objectives. The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is an independent standards development organization designed …

Late last year the US Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass CISA, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. That piece of legislation requires organizations to share cyber information between private entities and various government agencies in an effort reduce the impact of breaches to digital systems. Coming on the heels of CISA, members of the Senate introduced …