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November 4th, 2015

Norwich University Applied Research Institutes to develop cybersecurity course for first responders

Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) has been contracted to develop a cybersecurity course for first-responders. On February 11, 2016, NUARI signed a Subaward Agreement in the amount of $251,301 with the University of Arkansas System Criminal Justice Institute as prime contractor. As a member of the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC), NUARI has received a subaward under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Homeland Security National Training Program to develop a 64-hour web-based course. The NUARI web-based course will be entitled "Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment." The objective of the course is to provide instruction enabling students to evaluate vulnerability assessment, threat assessment and risk analysis projects as they relate to cyber security. After development is complete and the course is certified by DHS FEMA's National Training and Education Division (NTED), six courses will be delivered and approximately 200 students will be trained during the program period. The course will then be added to FEMA's National Training and Education Division (NTED) course catalog and made available on the ongoing basis.earch.

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November 23th, 2015

"Super Bowl 50" Norwich University computer security program part of major security event, Super Bowl 50

Norwich University was the only educational institution invited to participate in support of the public safety team tasked with safeguarding Super Bowl 50. With support from over 60 students working at its campus based Global Threat Observatory, Norwich cybersecurity students and faculty collaborated with Levi's Stadium – the host for the event – and with the Super Bowl 50 Critical Infrastructure & Cyber Protection Sub Committee, the represented agencies and their personnel. This committee was led by Detective Sergeant Ray Carreira '96 of the Santa Clara Police Department, the lead law enforcement agency for the event. Throughout 2015 CSIA students worked with this team in preparation for this globally televised event and formed partnerships with leading software developers to support their work.

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November 23th, 2015

Quantum Dawn 3 after-action report

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November 4th, 2015

The “Policing and Security” Conference Kicks off in Abu Dhabi

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed

A large number of police and security experts from 20 different countries are expected to take part in the Policing and Security Conference set to begin on November 4 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the two-day conference is hosted and organized by Rabdan Academy, a world-class and professional education institution, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Organized the under the theme “Global Challenges and Local Solutions”, the event is being held for the first time outside Australia.

It aims to promote a better understanding of safety and security challenges around the world, and provide a platform for experts and researchers to discuss innovation and excellence in policing, and policing education, development and research.

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“Global Challenges and Local Solutions”

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Oct 26, 2015 — Oct 27, 2015

2015 National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education

NUARI participated in a one-and-a-half day event that provided a forum for discussion about cybersecurity and the higher education community. Participants included senior leaders from institutions of higher education, as well as representatives from federal departments, and agencies that support campus resilience. The event included workshop sessions focusing on the cyber threat landscape across the U.S. higher education community, a threat briefing related to attacks perpetrated against institutions of higher education, and a tabletop exercise involving participant role play in response to a campus wide data breach. Because emergency planning involves a collaborative team of individuals from across an institution, it comprised 4-5 senior leaders representing various functional categories attending from various schools.

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October 12, 2015

Sibos Singapore 2015. Virtual storm: Cyber Crisis Simulation

Many industry experts say “It’s no longer a matter of if your cyber security defenses will be compromised—it’s when”. In this interactive session you will “join forces” with colleagues from other organisations to actively participate in a cyber-attack simulation facilitated by DECIDE-FS; Norwich University Applied Research Institutes’ (NUARI) tool developed to help financial institutions improve their operational resilience to cyber events through realistic exercises.

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September 17, 2015

NUARI's Cyber Gaming Software Utilized in Quantum Dawn 3 Cybersecurity Exercise

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NUARI conducts rapid research, develops and deploys needed technologies, and addresses related policy and technology issues to enhance a national capability for preparedness and response. NUARI serves national and international public interest through the study of critical issues and the development of related training and educational programs. NUARI accomplishes its mission through development of strategic alliances, partnerships, collaborations, and outreach programs with diverse public and private sector stakeholders; communities of governmental and non-governmental organizations, academic and research institutions; and business and industry associations and entities. NUARI is comprised of six research institutes to accomplish its mission, viz. Cyber Conflict Research Institute (CCRI), Defense Technologies Research Institute (DTRI), Institute for Advanced Sciences Convergence (IASC), International Clean Water Institute (ICWI), Learning Technologies Research Institute (LTRI), and the Institute for the Study of Culture and Language. Each institute has a specific mission, vision, and services with the overall NUARI mission to excel in national safety and security by providing strategic solutions pathways to field-ready and applied technologies through dedicated staff, consultants, and subject matter experts.

About NUARI

Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) was federally chartered under legislation sponsored by Sen. Patrick Leahy in 2002 and is funded in part through the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. NUARI has a national center to address cyber incident management challenges through research, training programs and technology development and has been a global leader for more than a decade in developing cyber war gaming, distributed learning technology, distributed simulation technology, critical infrastructure exercises, and cyber security curriculum.

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