National Cybersecurity Center partners with Cyber Resilience Institute on c-Watch Training

Colorado Springs, CO June 18, 2020 – The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) is pleased to announce its support for the Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI) and its c-Watch 2020 cyber intelligence training.   The NCC is a strong advocate for the advancement of cybersecurity-related trainings to fill a critical need for more cyber-aware and active students and professionals. The c-Watch 2020 training offers a three-week intensive course on the interdisciplinary domain of cyber intelligence, social media, and international cyberspace conflict. In a time of unprecedented proliferation of misinformation and disinformation, the NCC believes this training is fundamental to increasing the security of our citizens, businesses and government.   The training will provide students with access to open source tools, and training on those tools to include threat intelligence platforms, social media tools, analytic frameworks, and collection management resources. Students can sign up for one of three separate tracks: Social Media Threat Hunting, Cyber Observable Hunting, and Cyber Policy.   The course begins June 22, 2020 and is open to students, mid-career professionals and anyone who wants to learn cyber threat intelligence. More information on registration can be found at the following link: https://www.cyberresilienceinstitute.org/c-watch-2020/  **National Cybersecurity Center ** The National Cybersecurity Center exists to help secure the world using knowledge, connections and resources to solve global cybersecurity challenges and develop a protected cyber ecosystem. An independent and non-profit think tank based in Colorado Springs, Colo., the NCC provides cybersecurity leadership, services, training and a cybersecurity community for public officials, business executives and the workforce. Discover the NCC at cyber-center.org. 

c-Watch2020 – Hack and Hype During the COVID-19 Crisis

Time: Thu, Jun 4, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT Click here to register for the seminar. The 2020 global public health crisis has changed lives in many ways, including our online lives. Criminals and cyber hackivists have increased their activities in the areas of cyber crime, fraud, supply chain attacks, ransomware, misinformation/disinformation and other attack vectors. The 2020 c-Watch program will be focused on tracking the hack and hype of the COVID-19 crisis. Join us for this short overview of the 2020 c-Watch program, scheduled to begin June 22, 2020.

Welcome to the Cyber Resilience Institute

With a national and international scope, our mission is to help communities build operational and sustainable Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and cybersecurity information sharing environments, centered on enabling market forces, and using various programs, initiatives, channels, and Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) models for the benefit of both government organizations and the private sector. Accomplishments Thought leadership in cybersecurity policy and program design Established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2014 Performed contract to Mitre Corporation for cyber resilience CONOPS design Performed contract to the National Institute for Hometown Security , funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Have built the c-Market outreach program for business empowerment Have built the c-Watch program for training and education in cyber threat analysis Recruiting national cyber thought leadership!