Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

Loyola Center for Cyber Security

The Loyola Center for Cybersecurity was established in March, 2019, in preparation for the application to the NSA/DoD Center of Academic Excellence in CyberDefense Education.


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BLOG | Instruction Innovation in Cybersecurity Education
Escape Rooms earns top billing in Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Sometimes playing games is the best way to learn and is especially helpful with tricky subject matter. The 2019 Innovations in Cyber Education winner in Instruction—Thinking Outside the Box-Using Escape Room Games to Interest Teachers and Students in Cybersecurity—uses challenges that anyone can use to

National CyberWatch Communicator – September Vol. 2 Edition
The September vol. 2 Communicator features the October 9th Virtual Brown Bag Lunch, the Innovations in Cybersecurity Education publication, Instruction Innovation, Call for Curriculum Standards Panelists, Call for Research Interns, NSA’s Codebreaker Challenge, National Cyber League as an eSport, WiCyS Webinar, and the 2019 Triangle InfoSeCon. Read more. 

BLOG | Evidence-Based Innovation in Cybersecurity Education
An educational pathway that moves everyone at the same pace A typical school of thought is that everyone learns the same way and receives the same amount of information, especially when it comes to cybersecurity education. But that’s not always the best or most successful method. This year’s Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Evidence-based Strategies winner

National CyberWatch Center Announced Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Program Awards
More than 50 creative ideas, projects and programs were submitted and five winners earned honors and recognition in the National CyberWatch Center’s (NCC) Innovations in Cybersecurity Education award program. Awards crossed four categories: evidence-based strategies, instruction, practice and program development. Winning submissions were: Pathway to Advancement in Cybersecurity Education; Thinking Outside the Box: Using Escape

National CyberWatch Communicator – September Edition
The September edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features the Virtual Brown Bag Lunch on Cybersecurity Skills Journal, Allegro Microsystem’s Applied Cybersecurity Essentials Bootcamp, Women in CyberSecurity’s Webinar on “Pivoting to a Career in Cybersecurity”, the Institue of World Politics one-day seminar series, National Cybersecurity Student Association’s Open Office Hours, CAE Virtual Career Fair, National

National CyberWatch Communicator – August Vol. 2
The August Volume 2 edition of the National CyberWatch Communictor features Hood College’s Award for the Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Award, National Cybersecurity Student Association introduces CyberXL, a recorded webinar on the Perceived Impact of Barriers to Retention on Women in Cybersecurity, Richland College’s full-time cybersecurity position, the 2019 Triangle InfoSeCon, Free coaching with the

The August edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features the Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Awards and Publication, a call for the Virtual Brown Bag Lunch presenters, Peak Cyber Symposium, GenCyber Camp, Podcast on Penetration Testing, Resources and Opportunities at George Washington University, Cybersecurity Across Curricula: Accounting and Cryptocurrencies, and an opportunity to assist with educational

Bring your expertise to the National CyberWatch Center’s Curriculum Standards Panel
For anyone who has wanted to make an impact in cybersecurity education and workforce development, now is the chance. Share your security knowledge, skills, and expertise as part of the National CyberWatch Center Curriculum Standards Panel. Registration is now open. The National CyberWatch Curriculum Standards Panel was established in 2016 to identify the learning objectives,

National CyberWatch Communicator – July Volume
The July edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS), Curriculum Standards Panel, Cybersecurity Skills Journal recorded webinar, Cybersecurity Across the Curricula: Accounting and Cryptocurrencies, Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) webinar, Cybersecurity Curricular Guidance, WomenTech Gender Equity Self-Assessment, Project Ares, National Cyber League’s Pro Tip Tuesday, and the National CyberWatch newest

Community College Cyber Summit ready to impress in Bayou country
From cybersecurity workshops, Digital Badges and a job fair to outdoor music and tours, the sixth annual Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) is ready to educate and entertain. This event is being hosted at Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, Louisiana, July 30 to Aug. 1. 3CS is the nation’s only academic conference focused