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  • November

    • NSA Professionals Score College Creds at Drexel

      November 03, 2017

      For more than half a century, students in training to become experts in numerous fields at the National Security Agency have participated in rigorous training at the National Cryptologic School — learning everything from foreign languages to codebreaking. Today the school with the classified curriculum is expanding its coursework to keep students ahead of the latest technological threats by partnering with Drexel University to offer them the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity.

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  • October

  • June

    • Drexel Named Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education

      June 28, 2017

      Drexel University has distinguished itself as one of the top institutions for cybersecurity education in the nation, according to the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. This month, the NSA and DHS recertified the university as Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Drexel’s remains the first cybersecurity program in Philadelphia to receive this distinction and joins just over 200 programs in the nation that have earned the certification for “contributing to the protection of the National Information Infrastructure.”

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  • April

  • March

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      Q & A: How Can Highher Ed Catch Up With the Demand for Cybersecurity Pros?

      March 20, 2017

      In recent years, colleges and universities have ramped up efforts to offer cybersecurity training to students in related fields, but providing the "right" set of skills to enter a career that involves warding off perpetually and rapidly evolving cyber threats is often a shot at a moving target.
      To improve its ability to hit the mark, Drexel University's Isaac L. Auerbach Cybersecurity Institute has been working closely with industry professionals to keep its master's degree and online certificate curriculums fresh and provide hands-on experiences.

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  • January

    • Drexel Team Eyes Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

      January 11, 2017

      Drexel University is preparing to field its first intercollegiate team in cybersecurity. A dozen students have been in training since the summer, coached by professionals from Susquehanna International Group, LLC, to ready themselves for the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition—a national contest that pits students against hackers and a variety of digital dilemmas they might face in the cybersecurity field. Drexel and SIG are partnering to enter a team in the competition for the first time.

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