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5 Reasons to Attend the MS-CC’s IT for Research and Cybersecurity Workshops in 2023

The Minority Serving – Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (MS-CC) and Internet2 are excited to continue our series of IT for research and cybersecurity workshops on the campuses of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in 2023.  These free, hands-on workshops are designed to equip…


See Yourself in Cyber – Internet2 Staff Celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By Amber Rasche

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is underway, offering plentiful opportunities to share resources and coalesce around efforts to support secure infrastructure, reliable solutions, and safe communities. This year’s theme, which is collaboratively set by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National…


Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022: Seeing Yourself in Cyber with the MS-CC

By Teni Agbesanwa

In 2004, the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) declared October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to providing people with online safety resources by emphasizing the importance of taking the proper steps to enhance cybersecurity on university campuses,…


Giving Cybersecurity Awareness Month the Attention It Deserves

By Nick Lewis, Internet2 Program Manager

Nick Lewis I know last year and most of this year is still a blur for many of you on campus, but even during these challenging times, there’s still so much going on in the world of cybersecurity! I’m trying to do my part by writing blogs about Cybersecurity…


Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Recap of the Welcome to 2021 Orientation for Higher Ed Information Security and Privacy

By Nick Lewis, Program Manager, NET+ Cloud Services – Security and Identity

It’s always great to hear from campuses about what they like about the community and how it has benefited them! The Welcome to 2021 Orientation for Higher Ed Information Security and Privacy panel talked about so many community resources that it was difficult to keep up with and we…


Security Scene: August 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Ah, the students are returning. This is why we do what we do, right? For the chaos? Our lives would be so boring without them around!Qrator posted a quarterly analysis of DDoS and BGP attacks. The majority of DDoS attacks were UDP-based, and the median attack time was 270 seconds, or…


Security Scene: June 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Well, it’s summer, and things are starting to get back to normal in many places. Living in a college town, we typically see fewer people outside in the summer because many of them have gone back home, but I was driving yesterday and was surprised by just how many people…


Internet2 Community Voices Series: Supporting Research Organizations, NSF Major Facilities with Operational Security Resources

By Susan Sons, chief security analyst at Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research; deputy director of the Research Security Operations Center (ResearchSOC); and supporting Trusted CI The NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Register for Open Science Operational Security in Action: ResearchSOC Deployment at NSF Facilities event to be held Thursday, June 17 at 1 p.m. ET. When we work with scientific organizations on cybersecurity, we find that security operations are a heavy lift for them. One challenge is…