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National K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference

The National K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference will being on October 6, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. The importance of cybersecurity in nearly all aspects of homeland defense and security cannot be understated, and a new generation of security professionals need the proper training and opportunities to meet future challenges. The National K12...

Demographics of International Students in the U.S.

The diversity and quality of American educational institutions set the international standard. Among others, these two characteristics currently galvanize over 1.1 million foreign students to pursue studies at American colleges, private elementary/high schools, vocational schools, and other academic institutions. These students must possess student visas, which are monitored by the...

U.S. Higher Education System Fails to Prepare Leaders for Era of Cyber Threat

In a new study released March 26, 2013, the Pell Center of Salve Regina University found that the majority of America’s “top” academic institutions are failing to provide students with the knowledge and tools necessary to combat cyber threats in the professional world. The report argues that “cyber defense requires...

New Journal on Homeland Security Education

The Institute for Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness at Marian University of Wisconsin is now offering the inaugural issue of the Journal of Homeland Security Education (JHSE). The JHSE has been established in response to the significant growth in the number of homeland security programs offered by colleges and universities...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Zombie Apocalypse Part II: Zombie Pandemic

Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) utilized an innovative tactic to capture the public’s attention with regards to disaster preparedness. Entitled, “Social Media: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse”, it merged pop culture with the all too real threat of natural disasters in a manner that got...