Center for Network Computing & Cybersecurity

Center for Network Computing & Cybersecurity

The Center for Network Computing and Cybersecurity (CNCC) supports Cybersecurity Education at Eastern Washington University. More information about the center can be found below.

Who We Are

 

The Center for Network Computing and Cybersecurity (CNCC) supports and coordinates research and education in information assurance and cyber defense in support of Eastern Washington University’s teaching, learning, scholarly and creative activity goals.

The Center also works to promote all things cyber security related. The center focuses on bringing students and business together to learn more about cyber security, volunteer with the local community, and network with industry professionals.

Center Email: ssteiner@ewu.edu
Point of Contact: Stu Steiner | 509.730.5788

Cyberwatch West

Cyberwatch West is a center for cybersecurity education based out of Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Wash. Spokane Falls Community College is a member school. They have a large resource pool for colleges and high schools.

National Cyberwatch

National Cyberwatch Center consists of a group of higher education institutions, businesses, and government agencies focused on collaborative efforts to advance information security education and strengthen the national cybersecurity workforce.

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center’s mission is to reduce the risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges in their role as the nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response and operational integration center.

Spokane Stem

The Spokane STEM Network fills a niche in our community that no other organization fills by working to transform the way we think, learn, work, and live through STEM by enhancing STEM education opportunities for all youth in the region.

IT Career Finder

IT Career Finder helps individuals interested in information technology identify potential careers in the field.

PROMOTE

Promote Cybersecurity and Cyber Awareness.

LEARN

Create opportunities for interested cyber security students to expand their knowledge and experience through collaboration and team-based projects.

NETWORK

Connect cyber security professionals with students allowing for networking and insight into the cyber security industry.

OPPORTUNITIES

The EWU Center for Network Computing and Cybersecurity promotes a curriculum that is based on current cybersecurity industry challenges and situations. In addition to the students earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a Cybersecurity minor there are opportunities to participate in a myriad of cybersecurity events, including membership in the EWU Cybersecurity Club.

In spring 2019 and fall 2020 students took part in the National Cyber League, a collegiate cybersecurity competition. One EWU team placed 7th in the nation, and one EWU student placed 5th in the nation for the individual competition.

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