Cybersecurity Programs

Western Washington University’s cybersecurity team won second place in the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition on March, 22.

The two-day competition was held at Highline Community College, and is made up of two 10-hour days in which…

Responding to the growing needs for trained cybersecurity professionals, Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is offering a new cybersecurity certificate.

This 16-credit certificate provides a means for students from all disciplines to become knowledgeable about the…

Open to two- and four-year colleges and universities in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, the Pacific Rim Competition serves as the regional competition for the 

But not all collaborative cybersecurity efforts need to come from mandates. Curtis said that while the semi-annual visits from state officials are helpful, his county benefits from participation in a program in which computer-science students at Western Washington University conduct security…

The Western Washington University Cyber Competition team competed against 70 other colleges and universities in the Department of Energy Competition at the Pacific Northwest National Lab in Richland on Dec. 1.

The team placed first in Washington state, second in the Pacific Northwest and…

In one exercise last year, students in Western Washington University’s new cybersecurity program set to monitoring data on the networks of five local governments: San Juan and Stevens counties and the cities of Anacortes, Washougal and Covington. The idea was the students would track the data…

Cybersecurity student Charles Hubbard, Computer Science student Tsuyoshi Baker, and Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Tsikerdekis won Runner-Up Best Student Poster at the Colloquium on Information Systems Security Education Conference with their poster, "Public Entity Network Security…

Critical Informatics, a leader in managed detection and response cybersecurity services, announced its partnership with the Public Infrastructure Security Collaboration and Exchange System (PISCES), an incorporated nonprofit, along with partners Global Business…

PISCES can be described as the public option for monitoring. It’s designed for the downmarket jurisdictions. We monitor five jurisdictions for free, about 1,000 municipal employees. City of Anacortes, San Juan County, Stevens County, Washougal, and Covington. We’ve…

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