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April 28, 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.

April 28, 2022

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.

April 21, 2022

Faculty Spotlight! Mr. Harry Wingo, J.D

Professor Wingo leads the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Leadership Development Program (LDP) at the National Defense University (NDU) College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC). He has over 25 years of government and corporate leadership experience, including 15 years focused on information and communications technology law and policy. Read more about his military and leadership experience in the link below! https://cic.ndu.edu/About/Faculty-Staff/Article-View/Article/1051350/mr-harry-wingo-jd/

April 13, 2022

Admissions are Open! Monthly Virtual Open House Begins 28 April

The College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC) will begin hosting a monthly student recruitment information session online beginning on April 28th at 1300 EST. These interactive sessions will feature information about the school and its programs by representatives like the CIC Director of Student Services Nakia Logan and Director of Strategic Engagement Joe Billingsley. Access instructions and more can be found on the attached flyer.

April 12, 2022

Colonel Eberhardt Retirement Ceremony

Congratulation to Colonel Eberhardt on his retirement from the Air Force! The CIC family thanks you for your service to the College and wishes you the best of luck on your next adventures!

March 11, 2022

JPME Cyber Colloquium 2022

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.

March 11, 2022

UC2 Advisory Council

The UC4 team hosted the initial meeting of the UC2 Advisory Council via Microsoft Teams. The council’s goals include attracting a wide scope of input on future RFI topics, judging the responses to the RFIs, and soliciting support, including funding for research or grants, from DoD agencies. Members of the council will also have a role at UC2 presentation workshops, where they will solicit the best ideas from the academic community, and determine which proposals are the most beneficial to their agencies.

Feb. 24, 2022

UC2 RFI Collection and Evaluation

As part of the UC2’s RFI collection and evaluation process, a panel of judges was selected to assess the best responses using a rubric developed by the NSA National Centers of Academic Excellence Program Management Office. Members of this office trained the judges on best practices and incorporation of the rubric to guide evaluations during two webinars hosted by the UC4 team. At the end of both sessions, there was a Q&A period.

Feb. 14, 2022

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. 

Feb. 4, 2022

Kelly Fletcher at Cyber Beacon 2021

Dr. Kelly Fletcher, who is performing the duties of the DoD CIO, sits down with CIC faculty member and lead for the CIO LDP, Harry Wingo, at Cyber Beacon 2021.CHECK OUT THE VIDEO HERE