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Letter from ISC2 with CISSP exam results for Eric Cursio showing he passed

Cybersecurity Alumnus Passes Prestigious CISSP Certification

December 08, 2020
Congratulations to Eric J. Curcio, a 2018 alumnus of our cybersecurity bachelor’s degree completion program, on passing his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) examination. The certification is highly sought after by employers as the “top” certification in cybersecurity.
New Venture Competition Semi-Finalists

CPS Alumna Reaches Semi-Finals in New Venture Competition

March 05, 2020
Congratulations to Gabrielle McCracken, a 2019 master’s degree alumna of the Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management program for reaching the semi-finals in the 2020 GW New Venture Competition (NVC).
Alvine Ntandu, alumna in black dress in conference room

Rising Star! Cybersecurity Alumna Shares GW Student Experience

March 03, 2020
We interviewed Ms. Alvine Ntandu, a 2019 cybersecurity bachelor’s degree completion program graduate, to learn about her GW student experience and her post-graduation career progression. She credits her GW program curriculum, GW job fair and the NSF-SFS scholarship as being instrumental in her career progression.

Cyber Program Director Scott White Comments on Neo-Nazi Terror Group Arrests

February 24, 2020
Scott White, terrorism expert and program director of our cybersecurity bachelor’s completion program, interviewed by KCBS Radio about arrests of six members of the neo-Nazi group “The Base.”
Group of 8 diverse students and 1 faculty member at the competition in a formal group photo.

CPS Students Compete in Virginia Cyber Competition

March 01, 2019
The world of cybersecurity is full of challenges and unknown dangers. Last week, a team of six GW cybersecurity bachelor’s degree students participated in a hands-on learning experience to help them be ready for the real challenges they will face in their future careers.
Senator Warner speaks about Cybersecurity issues at George Washington University

Senator Warner Discusses Hot Cybersecurity Topics with GW Students

August 30, 2018
Figuring out how to get newly educated cybersecurity professionals more quickly through the security clearance process and into the workforce was one of the questions contemplated during Senator Warner’s (D-Va.) discussion with six undergraduate students in GW’s cybersecurity bachelor’s completion program. Mr. Warner (B.A., ’77) came to GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus to share ideas with the cyber students following his talk at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) event, co-sponsored and hosted by GW/VSTC.
Cameron Peters at May 2018 Graduation. (GW/Drew Santorello)

Cybersecurity Student Honored for High Academic Achievement

June 20, 2018
Cameron Peters, a May 2018 graduate from the cybersecurity undergraduate degree program, was honored for high academic achievement at the university’s Annual Academic Honors Dinner.
GW 2018 Distinguished Scholars group picture

CPS Student Recognized for High Academic Achievement

April 23, 2018
Annual academic honors dinner recognized 189 students with high grade-point averages and scholars who have done distinguished work. CPS's Cameron Peters was singled out as a distinguished scholar to deliver brief remarks.
Dr. Scott White

To Err is Human: Human Factors in Cybersecurity

December 17, 2017
While Dr. Scott White usually teaches in a classroom, he agreed to share his insights on “Human Factors and Cybersecurity” as part of a new series of fun, thought-provoking discussions held in casual settings.
Scholarship recipients

Two Cybersecurity Students Receive Full Scholarships

October 24, 2017
Two Cybersecurity program students started GW’s Bachelor’s in this fall with scholarships through the National Science Foundation Scholarships for Service (NSF-SFS) Grant.
Atlantic cyber event

Educating the Cyber Experts of Tomorrow

October 18, 2017
GW faculty member Dr. Scott White and GW student Cameron Peters, were part of the conversation shaping the future of cyber strategy at The Cyber Frontier.
CPS Student

Student's Dream Comes True

December 19, 2016
Huda Fawzi is one of six CPS students who received the prestigious Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship from the State Council of Higher Education for VA for 2016-17.
Dr. Scott White

Dr. Scott White Shares Thoughts at NVTC Capital Cybersecurity Summit

September 29, 2016
GW faculty member Dr. Scott White joined the region's most innovative cybersecurity companies and influential thought leaders at the Capital Cybersecurity Summit.