May 19, 2020

NICERC Cybersecurity Course Coming June 1

Are you returning to the classroom this fall? Maybe, maybe not? Don’t worry, NICERC materials will translate… well… nicely, to a virtual or distance-themed learning environment. For high school students looking to learn more about cybersecurity, we are proud to announce that effective June 1, 2020, we are making public our first course that deals […]
April 24, 2020

Press Release – NICERC receives grant for consistent cyber education for students of military families

For Immediate Release: Department of Defense Awards $250,000 Education Grant to the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center to Provide Consistent Cyber and STEM Coursework for Students of Military Families Funds will promote unified curricula for K-12 schools around Bossier City, LA and Minot, ND to support Air Force Global […]
March 17, 2020


Keep the cyber learning going at home with NICERC@Home! These are challenging times for everyone—parents, students, and teachers. However, you are not alone in this. Even though school may be closed, NICERC can help cyber and STEM learning continue. Below, our team of curriculum specialists has curated a set of […]
March 16, 2020

At-Home Activity: Encryption with the Pigpen Cipher

Today’s activity touches on encryption and decryption, common tasks all cybersecurity professionals must be familiar with, though today’s version is much, much, MUCH simpler than current methodology. So what is encryption? Encryption is using a code to hide a message or information so people need a key or password to read […]