Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

Loyola Center for Cyber Security

Program guidance and oversight for the Loyola Center for Cybersecurity are provided by the Department of Computer Science.

External News Feed from CyberWatch

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – JANUARY EDITION
The January edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features seeking ideas related to NICE Framework, call for Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, National CyberWatch call for interns, webcast on IBM Curricular Resources for the Classroom, Cybersecurity Assessment Tools (CATS) Project , 3CS Call for Proposals, Coastline College, WiCyS Offensive vs Defensive Security Webcast, and newest National

Cybersecurity Skills Journal (CSJ): Practice and Research Call for Abstracts
The Cybersecurity Skills Journal (CSJ): Practice and Research is calling for every and anyone to submit abstracts, meaning just ideas, thoughts or experiences, related to workforce capabilities especially as they relate to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Workforce Framework (NICE Framework). The CSJ is an international, quarterly published and peer-reviewed journal that aims to advance knowledge

Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) Calling For Proposals
The Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) is looking for proposals for its breakout sessions at its event, Aug. 4-6, at Sinclair Community College, in Dayton, Ohio. The 3CS is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges. This year’s theme for the summit is “Applying the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – DECEMBER VOLUME 2 EDITION
The December Volume 2 edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features Cybersecurity Skills Journal seeking manuscript ideas, call for Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Innovations in Cybersecurity Education 2019 Honorable Mention winner, Equity and Excellence: Access in Higher Education professional development opportunity, cybersecurity workforce gap, Scholarship for Service application, NIST seeking input on updates to NICE

NATIONAL CYBERWATCH COMMUNICATOR – DECEMBER EDITION
The December edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features Cybersecurity Skills Journal seeking manuscript ideas, call for Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, No/Low Tech Required in the Workplace but Generally Not Taught in School webcast, Scholarship for Service Application, NIST seeking input on updates to NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, Jones & Bartlett Learning calling for authors,

Innovators Encouraged to Share Advancements in Cybersecurity Education
Innovators Encouraged to Share Advancements in Cybersecurity Education Cybersecurity educators and innovators are invited to submit their effective practices to the National CyberWatch Center’s fourth annual Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Awards and Recognition program. Submissions are now being accepted. “As technology and threat actors continue to advance, the demand grows for cybersecurity educators to keep up

National CyberWatch Communicator – November Edition
The November edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features GenCyberCoin winning the Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Award in the Practice category, Chapter opportunity for the National Cybersecurity Student Association, Curriculum Standards Panel, Secure Decision’s Virtual Brown Bag Lunch, NCyTE and CSSIA study, National Cybersecurity Student Association’s call for Chapter Development Director, Academic membership, and Fayetteville

National CyberWatch Communicator – October Volume 2
The October vol. 2 Communicator features Call for Interns, Secure Decision’s Virtual Brown Bag Lunch, National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competitions, Student Chapter promotion through the National Cybersecurity Student Association, Open Office Hours for cybersecurity students, College of Southern Nevada, National CyberWatch Center’s newest members, and the Pioneer Award to John Sener. Read more. 

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 – October Edition
The October edition of the National CyberWatch Communicator features Secure Decision’s Virtual Brown Bag Lunch, Innovations in Cybersecurity Education, Innovation winner for evidence-based strategies, call for Curriculum Standards Panelists, Immaculata University, National Cybersecurity Student Association’s Open Office Hours, free access to Nessus Essentials, WiCyS webinar, and the National Cyber League. Read more.