NIWC Atlantic

NIWC Atlantic

National Cyber Range Complex Charleston and NIWC Atlantic Fosters Collaboration through Cybersecurity Simulation Exercises

The National Cyber Range Complex (NCRC) Charleston, located at Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic, recently hosted teams of cybersecurity professionals to compete and hone their cybersecurity skills in the NCRC Cyber Red Zone Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. Based loosely on the outdoor “capture the flag” game, as well as the board game, “Battleship,” […]

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NIWC Atlantic Support Cells Bolster Cyber Resiliency Efforts

In light of ever-increasing cyber threats around the world, Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic is increasing cyber resilience throughout the command and for the Navy. NIWC Atlantic cybersecurity engineers are working to ensure each person involved in the lifecycle of a system understands their role in cybersecurity and is executing their duties in that […]

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NIWC Atlantic Employee Wins Cyber Award for Contributions to National Security

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic’s cybersecurity service provider (CSSP) director received the 2018 National Security Agency (NSA) Frank B. Rowlett Award for Individual Achievement during a ceremony held Sept. 10 at NSA Headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. Justin Hodges, who wears dual hats as director of NIWC Atlantic’s CSSP and chief of Defense Health […]

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Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic Enters Educational Partnership to Enhance Cybersecurity

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic has established an educational partnership with Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC), boosting the college’s cybersecurity program and creating a pipeline to fill cybersecurity positions at the center. The educational partnership enables HGTC to expand offerings from a cybersecurity certificate program to a two-year associates degree program. Courses will focus on […]

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SSC Atlantic Cyber Education Team Receives DoN and DoD Acquisition Innovation Awards

A Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic team received a Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Workforce Development Innovation Award Feb. 5 at the Pentagon for their work on a cyber education resource. The team’s efforts led to the creation of the Cyber Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) based in Charleston, S.C. Eleanor […]

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SSC Atlantic Cybersecurity Competition Challenges South Carolina Students

The goal of PCDC is to energize South Carolina high school and collegiate students to focus on the development of networking and cybersecurity skills through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). During the competitions, students from each school formed “blue teams” that operated and secured the network of a small shipping company. The teams were […]

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The Best Kept Secret in the Navy: SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic’s Cyber Forensics Capabilities

Critical data that could prove a suspect is defrauding the government is located on a hard drive that has been submerged in water. Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) agents need access to information on a suspect’s cellphone, which was intentionally destroyed. Two challenges, one solution: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic’s Digital Media […]

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SSC Atlantic Red Team: The Good ‘Bad Guys’

To protect cyber systems from hackers, you have to think like hackers. That’s all in a day’s work for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic’s Red Team, an expert team of good “bad guys” who conduct adversarial assessments on Department of Defense (DoD) and other networks to find vulnerabilities before the real bad […]

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