Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

Loyola Center for Cybersecurity

Program guidance and oversight for the Loyola Center for Cybersecurity are provided by the Department of Computer Science. The cybersecurity program has been designated as an NSA/DNS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defence (CAE-CD)

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SITUATIONAL & CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCHERS
2020 INNOVATIONS IN CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION PRACTICE WINNER As Mobile Health (mHealth), Electronic Health (eHealth), Telehealth, and Digital Health are ever-growing in use, so are the cybersecurity risks within these platforms. This publication explores a fantastic toolbox and concept that global public health researchers can utilize to help them implement technologies with greater Cyber knowledge. DESCRIPTION

A CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY FOR AT-RISK YOUTH
2020 INNOVATIONS IN CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES WINNER To address the lack of attention to the at-risk youth population, this pilot Cybersecurity program provided an engaging, encouraging and supportive environment for these students to prepare for college. This resulted in all students obtaining college-level cybersecurity credit and some passing different CompTIA certifications. DESCRIPTION After two

GIRL SCOUTS LEARN WHAT IT TAKES FOR AN INCIDENT RESPONSE TEAM
2020 INNOVATIONS IN CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION STRATEGY WINNER How can they know they’re capable if they can’t try? A first of its kind, this Cyber Challenge is Girl Scouts of the USA’s national STEM challenge that provides a positive space where girls can not only gain confidence, but also a glimpse into the world of cybersecurity.

ACM CYBER2YR2020 CURRICULUM GUIDELINES
2020 INNOVATIONS IN CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT WINNER Being an educator at the post-secondary level can be challenging, especially with so many choices for content that should be included in a cybersecurity program. This helpful guide for two-year program professors can assist in the creation of both career and transfer curriculum, as well as certificate

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUINCATOR – DECEMBER EDITION
The December Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Call for Interns, Call for Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Free Academic Membership, National Cybersecurity Student Association Winter Games, National Cybersecurity Student Association Open Office Hours, SANS Book: Practical Guide to Security in the AWS Cloud, WiCyS Webinar, and National CyberWatch Center’s Newest Members. Read More

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – JULY EDITION
The July Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Neurodiversity: Untapped Talent That Can Help Meet the Cyber Skills Shortage Webcast, ACM Cyber2yr2020 Curriculum Guidelines, 2020 Virtual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS), The Challenge of That First Job in Cybersecurity – Entry Level Roles and How to Qualify Webinar Recording, NICE Framework Draft Revision, Morgan

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH CENTER ANNOUNCES WINNERS FOR 2020 INNOVATIONS IN CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM
LARGO, MD. (PRWEB) JULY 16, 2020 Four winners and three Honorable Mentions across four categories: Evidence-based Strategies, Instruction, Practice, and Program Development, were chosen among the 40 creative ideas, curricula, and projects submitted for the fourth annual National CyberWatch Center’s Innovations in Cybersecurity Education awards and recognition program. The Innovations program was built on the premise that

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – JUNE VOLUME 2 EDITION
The June Volume 2 Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Neurodiversity: Untapped Talent That Can Help Meet the Cyber Skills Shortage Webcast, Situational & Cybersecurity Awareness for Public Health Researchers, Virtual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS), Summer Cyber Games: CyberXL Challenges & Policy Hackathon, Labtainers Cybersecurity Education Labs, SANS Institute’s Cyber Workforce Academy, Racial

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – JUNE EDITION
The June Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Girl Scouts Learn What it Takes for an Incident Response Team, Recruiting Women to Cybersecurity Webcast, Summer Cyber Games: CyberXL Challenges & Policy Hackathon, The Challenge of That First Job in Cybersecurity – Entry Level Roles and How to Qualify Webinar, HI-TEC 2020 Transformed, Kellogg Community

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – MAY EDITION VOLUME 2
The May Volume 2 Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes 2019-2020 National CyberWatch Center Annual Report, Cyber2yr2020: ACM Curriculum Guidance for Associate Degree Programs in Cybersecurity Webcast, National Cybersecurity Student Association Keys to Sustain and Thrive in Your Career Webcast, CyberXL Challenges and Summer Cyber Games: Policy Hackathon, FireEye Mandiant Security Effectiveness Report: Deep