Tag: Other Cybersecurity Topics

  One April 25, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College hosted a webinar on “Insider Threat: User Behavior Analytics”. As insider threats become more sophisticated, organizations must employ security capabilities that can quickly assess, identify, and analyze user behavior.  User Behavior Analytics (UBA) helps enterprises detect insider threats, targeted attacks and financial fraud.  …

On March 28, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on Cyber Liability Insurance. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there were 781 data breaches reported in 2015 alone, compromising nearly 170 million private records. As these numbers continue to skyrocket, the prevailing question has become not if you will experience a data …

On January 13, 2016, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Privacy, Encryption, and National Security”.  Cyber-enabled communications present a number of policy challenges.  As technology spreads, sophisticated encryption technologies have become available not only to governments, but to individuals as well.  This webinar looked at several of the issues surrounding surveillance, encryption, social media …

On December 18, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Cybersecurity and Food & Agriculture”. Technology persistently evolves. With that evolution, people, businesses, and governments fall prey to acts of cybercrime and terrorism. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has labeled the Food and Agriculture industry as one of the 16 national critical …

On November 23, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)”. Last year, worldwide corporate losses due to cyber breaches exceeded $445 Billion dollars. Of that, $108 billion was lost by US companies. The majority of these breaches are attributed to advanced threat actors or Advanced Persistent Threats. Government …

On November 5, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar entitled “Latest Developments in International Cybersecurity”. The webinar examined the recent developments in international cybersecurity including the U.S. – China accord on commercial cyberespionage, the United National Group of Government Experts Report on Cyberspace Norms of Behavior, and the latest trends in cybercrime. …

On October 27, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Critical Manufacturing”. Critical manufacturing is a key component to the United States economic viability and the people’s way of life.  Theft of research data or outages to critical manufacturing cause major socio-economic impact to both the manufacturer and the critical infrastructure systems …

On October 15, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “CyberCIEGE – Using an Educational Video Game to Teach Cyber Security”. CyberCIEGE enhances information assurance and cyber security education and training through the use of computer gaming techniques such as those employed in SimCity™. In CyberCIEGE, students spend virtual money to operate …

On September 9, 2015, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “Cybersecurity in Transportation”. Technology and globalization have led to radical changes in transportation systems. Software improves the functionality of devices and systems through the internet of things (IoT), but at the same time increases the system complexity and vulnerability. Despite some efforts …