The Community College of Rhode Island has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2 Year Education through academic year 2023 for the Associate in Science, Cybersecurity program.
The Community College of Rhode Island is now officially listed as an NSA/DHS CAECDE at:
Great news for students who are interested or curious about Cyber Security. SANS is offering more cyber games and a chance for students to win scholarships. Registration is FREE and open to all college students. The games start April 5 to May 10, 2019. Rhode Island is one of the lucky states again to participate in the national competition (see link below to register).
College Program: https://www.cyber-fasttrack.org
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recognizes the serious nature of the cybersecurity challenges, and has compelling cybersecurity missions that draw candidates seeking to join a team that makes a difference to secure cyberspace. Now more than ever, DHS must recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse cybersecurity workforce. As part of this focus, DHS will host a DHS Cybersecurity Webinar on October 16, 2018 from 1:00-3:00PM (EST). The webinar will provide information on cyber missions, cyber career opportunities, and the federal hiring and application process. Participating DHS Components include: Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO).
Links for more information on the competition:
Computer Studies and Cybersecurity Club is Sponsoring a Cybersecurity Lecture May 2 [More information]
RI Women in Science and Engineering Networking Event, Wednesday, March 7![Registration]
Rhode Island’s first cyber range dedicated solely to educating and training students and industry professionals is officially open at the Community College of Rhode Island’s Newport County Campus. [Learn more about the cyber range]