Editor’s Note: Weekly throughout October—Cybersecurity Awareness Month—UMUC will be sharing tips, best practices and information to help you protect your data and personal information and become more aware of cybersecurity issues in our daily lives. Week 1 featured “Hack” to School, the top eight tips for students’ safety. During Week 2, we shared Five Proverbs to Live By to survive in cyberspace. This week, Balakrishnan Dasarathy, PhD, UMUC Professor & Program Chair, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, wonders …
Editor’s Note: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. UMUC will be sharing tips, best practices and other information weekly throughout the month to help you protect your data and personal information and become more aware of cybersecurity issues in our daily lives. Week 1 featured “Hack” to School, the top eight tips for students’ safety when using smartphones, PCs and social media. For this Week 2 edition, Valerie King, UMUC’s Program Chair and Collegiate Associate Professor for Cybersecurity Management and Policy (CSIA) shares strategies for:
Editor’s Note: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. UMUC will be sharing tips, best practices and other information throughout the month to help people protect their data and personal information and become more aware of cybersecurity issues in our daily lives.
ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 28, 2016)–A team of graduate and undergraduate students from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has advanced to the final round of the 2016 National Cyber Analyst Challenge (NCAC), a competition created in 2015 by Lockheed Martin and Temple University’s Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) to fill the ever-growing need for cyber analysts.
On July 28, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy brought technology leaders, government officials, educators and the organizers of cybersecurity competitions to Washington to discuss how such competitions can help address workforce shortages in the rapidly growing cybersecurity field.
The video production team in University of Maryland University College’s Marketing Department won prestigious Telly Awards for two of its television commercials featuring UMUC graduates.
Vint Cerf, widely known as a “Father of the Internet,” told a recent gathering of the Maryland Cybersecurity Council in Annapolis that the war for cyber security is being lost and the government must enforce greater security measures and create liability for bad computer software.
With the number of cyber security job openings in the tens of thousands nationwide, the importance of developing the necessary skills to fill open positions is both increasingly critical to our national security and essential for the world’s economic well-being.
It’s Not Child’s Play for Those Honing Skills
Over the past several months, a group of UMUC cyber security students have had some extracurricular fun and games with their studies courtesy of the National Cyber League, known as the NCL. But it wasn’t all child’s play.
UMUC Is the First Institution in University System of Maryland to Earn Designation
University of Maryland University College has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), the first institution in the University System of Maryland to earn this prestigious designation.