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ISACA Webinar: Why Implement the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework?

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On-Demand ISACA Webinar – Sponsored by Capella University TITLE: Why Implement the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework? SPEAKER: Ben Scribner, Cybersecurity Education and Awareness Brand Department of Homeland Security ABSTRACT: The National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (Workforce Framework) is the foundation for … Continue reading


IAS research survey for federal workers and contractors

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Below is a link to a graduate survey related to IAS that needs federal government, military and contractors to participate. The survey has 26 questions and takes 10-20 minutes to complete. IAS Research Survey


NSA Career Opportunities

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“Defending Our Nation. Securing the Future” “Confidence in Cyberspace” The National Security Agency (NSA) anticipates hiring in excess of 1000 personnel in the coming year. NSA currently has a number of openings for full-time positions in all our mission areas. … Continue reading


Math/Cyber Position

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The Army Cyber Institute (ACI) at the US Military Academy (USMA) has announced an opening for a faculty member with a strong math background for Cyber related research and teaching. The announcement opened today, 11 Sep, and will remain open … Continue reading


Capella launches NEW IAS program with Digital Forensics & Network Defense specializations

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Today, Capella announced the launch of a new online Master of Science in Information Assurance and Security, with specializations in Digital Forensics and Network Defense. This new program provides numerous advantages for working professionals seeking to advance their career with … Continue reading


Changing technologies: Aerospace and defense: challenging, high stakes field

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Current Capella PhD student, and SCEO at National Security Agency’s Threat Operation Center, featured in the article, “Changing technologies: Aerospace and defense: challenging, high stakes field”, published in the April/May edition of, Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information.


(ISC)2 webinar – From the Trenches: BYOD Program Deployments

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(ISC)2 webinar – From the Trenches: BYOD Program Deployments Capella employee, Matt Pellowski, is participating as a speaker in this roundtable discussion.   DATE: April 10th TIME: 12:00 PM Central Join this unique roundtable chat with three InfoSec Professionals who … Continue reading


ISACA Webinar: Data-Driven Security – Using “Big Data” to protect the Enterprise

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ISACA Webinar – Sponsored by Capella DATE: March 27th TIME: 11:00 Central TITLE:  Data-Driven Security – Using “Big Data” to Protect the Enterprise                                                                      SPEAKER: Pete Lindstrom, Principal, Spire Security, LLC ABSTRACT: Data – big, small, or the perfect size for … Continue reading


Capella University Announces New Grants and Savings of up to $13,725 for New Students

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As part of its ongoing effort to make higher education more affordable, Capella is offering an updated series of grant opportunities for new students. For prospective students affiliated with the military, Capella is offering a new grant of $10,000 for … Continue reading


NSA Job Openings

Posted on by Mary Brown

The National Security Agency (NSA) currently has a number of openings for full-time positions in all our mission areas. Students receiving degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other Information Security and Cyber-related disciplines … Continue reading


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