General Cybersecurity News

Fall 2021 NICCDC Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2021 Fall NICCDC is now open! You can register at the NICCDC website ( ) and will be on a first come first serve basis. Registration will close on October 24th. As a reminder, the competition is scheduled for November 19th – 20th 2021. Registration for the competition this year will again be free to make the event more accessible. A total of 10 teams will be accepted. Positions will be secured once information has been received from the teams. Each school will be allowed to register 1 team (but will be allowed more as space permits). Each team will consist of four participants. A reminder that the competition this year will again be held remotely. Please let us know if you have any questions.

DoD Data Strategy

Department of Defense shedding light on the importance of technology in the everyday world. Linked below is a paper from the Department of Defense (DoD) bringing to light the importance and use of technology in the everyday world. While the DoD's main focus is the nation's security, they have come to recognize that data can be used to help protect the nation, during this time of need. Within the paper, you can read about how the DoD is learning to capitalize on artificial intelligence (AI) as well as learning new techniques, information about managing big data and what it has to offer. You can read the article at

National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence

The 2021 Final Report from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence. The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) makes recommendations to the President and Congress in regards to Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and other technology that helps to defend the U.S. The linked report[1] is the NSCAI's strategy using AI throughout the next era.


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