The National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College, an academic and research center based in Washington, DC, announced today that it will expand its cybersecurity training offerings to include the New York Capital Region.
The training programs offered by NCI, previously only available in Washington D.C., prepare individuals for certification testing for various certifications such as CISSP, HCISPP, CCSP, C|CISO, and Security+. Organizations will be able to host their trainings on-site at their own facility or at Excelsior’s campus in Albany.
“The security of our digital networks is one of the most pressing issues facing organizations today, and becoming certified is a giant step in securing those systems.” said Dr. Jane LeClair, COO of NCI.
Certification preparation courses are designed to meet the needs of individuals at various stages of their career, from new professionals in need of training in cybersecurity fundamentals to seasoned employees looking to advance in their career. In addition, NCI offers broader training programs for C-level and board-level executives, small business and nonprofits, and cybersecurity awareness training for organizations.
About Excelsior College
Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses and college-level proficiency examinations, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and designated as a Center for Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency and the US Department of Homeland Security.
About National Cybersecurity Institute
National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College is an academic and research center based in Washington, DC dedicated to assisting government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cyber security policy, technology, and education.