Cybersecurity News


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:


Upcoming Events

Cyber Security Lecture December 5 at 6:30 pm,
Room 1040, Warwick Campus
NUWC Division Newport to Host Job Fair November 3
Codebreaker Challenge 2018
Cyber Security Virtual Career Fair
CAE in Cybersecurity Symposium
DHS Hiring Flyer

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).

CAE Virtual Job Fair
CCRI Cybersecurity Students to Participate in The World's First Global Hacking Competition:
  • Frank Giordano - Team Captain
  • Jonatha Provencal - Team Co-Captain
  • James Perry - Team Co-Captain
  • Gail Golomb
  • Jennifer Victor

Links for more information on the competition:

Cyber in the News

  • Prior Events

    State-of-the-art cyber range opens at CCRI's Newport County Campus

    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]

    CyberWatch Newsletter

    National CyberWatch Communicator, February Edition

    National CyberWatch Communicator, January, Vol. 2 Edition

    National CyberWatch Communicator, January Edition

    2018 Newsletter Editions

    CCRI Joins CyberWatch West

    Cybersecurity Student Resources

    National Cyber League Site

    National Security Agency



    NIST Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity Student Club Site


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