Embry-Riddle Cybersecurity Program Receives More Prestigious Recognition

September 4th, 2020

The Cybersecurity program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus has now been officially accredited by ABET-CAC (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology – Computing Accreditation Commission). This designation makes it one of only eight programs in the country to receive this prestigious recognition. Read More...

Eagle Undergrads Await Bright Futures, Funded by Prestigious Cybersecurity Grants

August 31st, 2020

Until she was about 16 years old, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University junior Grace Tevaseu assumed she would build a career working on a research vessel or in a marine lab, but that plan took a sharp turn in a new direction after receiving a full-ride scholarship and job offer from the Department of Defense (DoD).

 

Tevaseu and her classmate Dylan Galeazzo are recipients of DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) grants, which were made possible through a scholarship from the Department of Cyber Intelligence and Security to the DoD CySP. The program was accessible to both students following the designation of Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus as a National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (NSA/DHS CAE-CD), in fall 2019. Read More...

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"Given these benefits and the prestige and experience provided by the scholarship, it’s a life-changing grant"

- Dr. Krishna Sampigethaya, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Cyber Intelligence and Security

CSI Students Attend the RSA Conference

April 10th, 2020

During the last week of February, the Women in Cybersecurity Club and the Cyber Defense Club visited San Francisco to tour Silicon Valley companies and attend the RSA Conference. The goal for the trip was to help the students practice networking, expose them to opportunities, and make Embry-Riddle well-known in the cybersecurity industry. This year, club members attended and toured Google’s Headquarters, The Intel Museum, and the Plug and Play Tech Center. This allowed students to experience the Bay Area commodities and cybersecurity companies that exist. Read More...

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Classroom Experience Plus Internships Add Up to Success for Infosec Scholarship Recipient

March 31st, 2020

2019 Infosec Undergraduate Scholarship recipient Michaela Adams is pulling from the best of both worlds to build a foundation for her cybersecurity career.

Adams is a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University majoring in Cyber Intelligence and Security but is currently taking a semester off to serve a fascinating internship with the cybersecurity team at a major theme park. That’s on top of an internship during the 2019 summer at a leading GPS navigation and wearable technology company. Read More...

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Embry-Riddle in the News: Arizona legislature approves bill aiming to increase cybersecurity when buying a car

April 5th, 2019

At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's College of Security and Intelligence, students from the Cyber Defense Club replicate real-life hacking scenarios in an attempt to prevent or in some cases break into sensitive government and corporate IT systems. The dean, Dr. John Haass, worries the bill will allow what it promises to prevent. Read More...