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 Creates Technical Videos for Fleet Sailors

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic wrapped up production on a set of technical training video programs designed for Sailors on how to perform network troubleshooting and maintenance in the fleet. In response to fleet training requirements, The Navy’s Tactical Networks Program Office (PMW 160) tasked NIWC Atlantic to produce technical training videos in support […]

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New NIWC Atlantic ‘Marine Corps 101’ Training Drives Joint Integration

New professionals and old-timers alike from a Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic intelligence division are asking questions during newly formed workshops designed to help them understand and better anticipate Marines’ needs. Toby Straight, division head of expeditionary intelligence solutions (EIS) at NIWC Atlantic’s expeditionary warfare (ExW) department, launched Marine Corps Orientation and Alignment (MaCOA) […]

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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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Navy’s 3D Submarine Radio Room Training Technology Adapted for USMC Tactical Communicators

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic developed and fielded 3D virtual training technology traditionally used by Navy submariners as part of a New Equipment Training (NET) package designed for U.S. Marine Corps communicators. NIWC Atlantic’s Marine Corps communication systems and afloat submarine command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) training support teams researched and produced […]

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NIWC Atlantic Employees Learn Self Defense

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic recently hosted a hands-on self-defense training workshop. Instructors from the University of South Carolina Police Department (USCPD) provided the training to 30 NIWC Atlantic employees in Charleston and discussed personal safety techniques that can be used to fend off assailants without weapons. “Training like this promotes resiliency in the […]

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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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