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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NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – APRIL EDITION
The April Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce Linkedin Group, Call for Abstracts on Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce, Share With Us: Academic Work, Blogs & Research, NICE Framework Competencies: Call for Comments, Cybersecurity Skills Journal: Practice and Research: Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) Anniversary Special Issue: Five Years of Raising

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – MARCH EDITION- VOLUME 2
The March Volume 2 Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Transfer Pathways In Cybersecurity Education: Challenging Routes, Promising Practices, Possible Improvements, Cybersecurity Skills Journal Call for Peer Reviewers, Call for Abstracts on Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce, Community College Cyber Summit Call for Proposals, 3CS 2021 Registration is Open, Benefits Abound With Free Membership to

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – MARCH EDITION
The March Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Call for Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Analysis of Third and Fourth Year Undergraduate Cybersecurity Curriculum, Cybersecurity Skills Journal Call for Peer Reviewers, Cybersecurity Skills Journal Fellowship Program and Peer Review Workshop, Cybersecurity Career Insights: Where Did The Time Go with Casey W. O’Brien, Medical Cybersecurity 2021:

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – FEBRUARY EDITION VOLUME 2
The February Volume 2 Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Community College Cyber Summit Virtual (3CSv) Registration is Open, Call for Abstracts on Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce, Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Deadline Extended, 2020 Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Booklet, 2021 Community College Cyber Summit, Trends in Cybersecurity Webcast, Virtually Visit the Cyber 9/12 Strategy

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – FEBRUARY EDITION
The February Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Community College Cyber Summit Virtual (3CSv) Registration, Call for Abstracts on Diversifying the Cybersecurity Workforce, Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Deadline Extended, The Role of Student Competitions in Cybersecurity Education, 2021 Community College Cyber Summit, Trends in Cybersecurity Webcast, Virtually Visit the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge on

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – JANUARY EDITION VOLUME 2
The January Volume 2 Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Community College Cyber Summit (3CSv) Call for Proposals, Innovations Call for Submissions Deadline is Feb 8, National CyberWatch’s Information Security Curriculum Guide: A Complete Solution for Higher Education Institutions, Trends in Cybersecurity Webcast, Four Open Source Lessons for 2021, Four New Year Hacks for

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – JANUARY EDITION
The January Edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator includes Congratulations Casey W. O’Brien!: SynED’s national December Cyber Hero, Cybersecurity Skills Journal: Practice and Research: NICE Framework Special Issue: Investigating Framework Adoption, Adaptation, or Extension, Four New Year Hacks for Your Cybersecurity Classroom, Innovations Call for Submissions, Benefits Abound With Free Membership to the National CyberWatch

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.