NIWC Atlantic

NIWC Atlantic

NIWC Atlantic Helps Kick Off Local FIRST LEGO League Competition

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic teamed up with local businesses to kick off the annual LEGO® League robotics competition Sept. 12 at the South Carolina Aquarium. The global competition, hosted by the South Carolina FIRST LEGO League & Robotics Education, is designed to pique the interest of elementary, middle and high school students in […]

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NIWC Atlantic Fosters Learning Through STEM Camps

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic hosted multiple science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) camps across Hampton Roads, Virginia and Charleston, South Carolina, between July 22 and 26. In Hampton Roads, local students participated in two events, including the annual Girls Day Out camp and STEM Academy. “It’s a lot of work, but we love […]

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NIWC Atlantic Employee Named First DoD AWS Educate Cloud Ambassador

Naval Information Warfare Systems Center (NIWC) Atlantic’s Cyber Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) founder and lead was named a 2019 Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate cloud ambassador. Fred Bisel received the recognition as a member of the inaugural cohort of the AWS Educate Cloud Ambassador Program. The cloud ambassadors include leading educators and technical […]

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NIWC Atlantic is Named First DoD Entity to Join Amazon Web Services Academy

Certified cybersecurity instructors at Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic’s Cyber Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) in Charleston are collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to train active duty military members and civilian employees in cloud computing. The training is part of the first Department of Defense (DoD) AWS academy and is offered to […]

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NIWC Atlantic Employee Named Federal Information Security Educator of the Year

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic’s Charleston Cyber Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) lead received the Federal Information Security Educator of the Year award June 27. The Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) presented Fred Bisel with the honor for his work on innovations in cybersecurity awareness and training at a conference that […]

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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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