February 28, 2019

Cyber Safety in Light of the Momo Hoax

You’ve probably seen headlines, Facebook shares, or tweets about the newest digital threat facing the entire world – the Momo Challenge. The basic gist of the challenge is: contact with “Momo” is triggered by sending a text or Whatsapp message to a special phone number found online, and the “player” […]
February 20, 2019

Data Breaches – The Importance of Protecting your Privacy

In this day and age, where everything and everyone seem to be connected, some new constants have arisen that are affecting society. It seems like 90% of the time my cell phone rings it’s a spam recording urging me to – I usually hang up around there. Or someone is […]
February 1, 2019

Announcing the NICERC Cyber Range

Cybersecurity careers often require a high level of education. Generally a bachelor’s degree will be enough, though supervisory and management paths may require a master’s. Just like most fields, there are exceptions to this rule. Enough experience can qualify an individual for these positions, though obtaining enough real-world experience to […]
January 30, 2019

Classroom Activity: Disassemble and Reassemble a PC

This week we’re bringing a suggested classroom activity – though it could make a great summer or even weekend project to do at home too – disassemble and reassemble a PC. Cracking open the hood of a PC can be an intimidating task. All those wires and fans and circuit […]