NIWC Atlantic

NIWC Atlantic

NIWC Atlantic Cybersecurity Specialist Wins Copernicus Award

A Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic cybersecurity specialist was chosen as a recipient of the Copernicus Award. Todd Schuff, NIWC Atlantic’s Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) integrated product team (IPT) deputy director for operations, was recently announced as a Fiscal Year 2020 Copernicus Award winner by the Chief of Naval Operations. The Copernicus Award recognizes […]

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Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic Security Content Automation Protocol Compliance Checker Software for Public Use

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic recently released the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) software, an application designed to automate security compliance checking using open source SCAP specifications, free for public use. “Since 2008, our team has designed, developed and maintained the application updating SCAP feature support and adding feature requests based […]

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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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Cybersecurity Summer Camp Grows Future Workforce

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic teamed up with Charleston County School District and Trident Technical College for the 7th Annual Palmetto Cybersecurity Summer Camp at Jerry Zucker Middle School of Science June 17-21. Close to 150 students attended the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-themed camp geared at engaging students early and providing awareness […]

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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’s CERF Lab Trains Employees for Less

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Since its grand opening a little more than a year ago, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic’s Cyber Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) Lab is building a more technically proficient workforce and earning accolades for creativity, cost savings and training effectiveness. The CERF Lab is a collaborative training environment […]

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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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