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We are redesignated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity!

We are, again, designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) by


General Paul M. Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, shared his thoughts on strategic leadership with the NDU community as part of the President's Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, in Marshall Hall 155.

| January 4th, 2023

NSA Director Engages with Students

General Paul Nakasone (Director of the NSA and Commander of US Cyber Command) came back to NDU and


Capitol Building

Chancellor Speaker Series | January 2023

Chancellor's Speaker Series for January 2023 features Congressional Panel

The first Chancellor's Speaker Series event for 2023 features Professional Staff Members (PSMs) from


Estonia Visit  on October 19, 2022. Marshall Hall

Chancellor Speaker Series | October 19th, 2022

The Chancellor's Speaker Series 2022

Minister of Defense of Estonia

The College of Information and Cyberspace Chancellor Dr. Cassandra Lewis hosted the Estonian Minister of Defense, Hanno Pevkur, to share his insights as a guest lecturer. It was a great honor for the school to welcome him and the entire delegation, which included Ambassador Kristjan Prikk.  Special thanks to faculty members like Richard A. Love for making this a memorable learning opportunity for our students! 


The Cyber Symposium on Integrated Deterrence, hosted by the College of Information and Cyberspace of the National Defense University, was held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, in Marshall Hall.

| November 17th, 2022

CYBERCOM Symposium

On 17 November 2022, U.S. Cyber Command and the National Defense University (NDU) College of


DoD UC2 event flyer

| November 16th, 2022

DoD UC2 Workshop Hosted by CIC

In June 2022, the Department of Defense University Consortium for Cybersecurity (DoD-UC2)


The NDU College of Information and Cyberspace hosted it's 9th annual flagship conference, Cyber Beacon, on 6 October 2022 in Marshall Hall on the Fort McNair Campus. More information about the event can be found at

| October 6, 2022

2022 Cyber Beacon Conference Hosted by CIC.

National Defense University, Ft McNair, Washington D.C

Our 2022 Cyber Beacon will be held on October 6, 2022 starting at 0700 as an in-person event only.


UC2 | April 28th, 2022

DoD UC2 Workshop

On April 28, 2022, the DoD University Consortium for Cybersecurity Coordination Center (UC4) at the National Defense University College of Information and Cyberspace (NDU CIC) hosted the first UC2 Workshop. The physical location of the event was the Lincoln Hall Auditorium (Room #1230) on the first floor of Lincoln Hall at Fort McNair. Attendees included high-level Department of Defense officials and staff members, the NDU CIC Chancellor, the NDU CIC UC4 team, and presenters from seven universities with a National Security Agency (NSA) Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) designation.


JPME Cyber Colloquium 2022

Cyber Colloquium | March 11th, 2022

JPME Cyber Colloquium 2022

Gary Brown

College of information and Cyberspace hosted this virtual event to collaborate with other services and federal organization’s faculty on the identification of gaps, opportunities, and obstacles in current PME structure (with regard to cyber) and cyber offerings. Following the welcome from Chancellor Cassandra Lewis and Associate Dean Gary Brown, a variety of different organization’s faculty presented their programs and current obstacles. Followed by a roundtable discussion on similar reoccurring topics and collaboration.


Jennifer Easterly


Jen Easterly, Director of CISA, is our 2022 Admiral Grace Hopper Award Recipient

Jen Easterly is the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As Director, Ms. Easterly leads CISA’s efforts to understand, manage, and reduce risk to the cyber and physical infrastructure Americans rely on every day. Ms. Easterly has a long tradition of public service, to include two tours at the White House, most recently as Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Counterterrorism. She also served as the Deputy for Counterterrorism at the National Security Agency.