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 […]
March 9, 2020

Cyber Educator Spotlight – Liz Hines

Liz graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a degree in Mental Health and Human Services and went on to earn her masters degree at Louisiana State University. With a passion for youth development, Liz found a home at St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria, LA. There, Liz was charged […]
January 29, 2020

Here we come 2020

How are those New Year’s resolutions coming? Every New Years, humans across our country and even the world commit to doing something better for themselves, or for others. I remember when I was in the school system, the faculty would always make a New Year’s resolution, committing to better the […]