The Applied Research Institutes at Norwich University (NUARI) was honored to demo the DECIDE product, as well as discuss the recently established Security Situation Center, at the 2nd Annual 2019 CISA Conference. While both services continue to help organizations mature their Cyber Hygiene and overall Cyber Health, NUARI also has the opportunity to grow and learn our practice along with the organizations for which we facilitate the Cyber Security monitoring, exercises, evaluations, after action reports, and future training/education. Industry leaders are taking action with their organizations to be more resilient, and we take great pride in supporting those actions! #cyber #cyberesiliency #NUARI
The participants executed a Cyber Security Exercise on 16 April 2019 to identify gaps in response planning and execution across government both state and local with integration of the Virginia National Guard. Participants included the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Department of Homeland Security, Virginia Department of Health, Virginia Fusion Center, Virginia State Police, Virginia National Guard, and the Virginia Defense Force. The distributive desktop exercise was conducted using the DECIDE platform around a county cyber incident escalation scenario. The exercise resulted in identifying over 4 critical issues.
WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a total of $5,900,000 to the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) to expand the Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decision-Making Exercises (DECIDE) cyber-training platform. DECIDE was originally developed in tandem with and transitioned to the financial services sector; this new effort will build similar simulation-based scenarios and exercises specific to the energy sector. Read More >>
The department’s Science and Technology Directorate announced it’s awarding $5.9 million to the Norwich University Applied Research Institute to expand a training tool used by the financial services sector to organizations in the energy sector. Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decision-Making Exercises, or DECIDE, is an interactive platform that allows players to practice cyber-threat response tactics in an immersive online environment before real-life crises occur. Read more >>
Norwich University President Richard W. Schneider and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced on Thursday, March 21, the award of three major contracts totaling approximately $7.3 million that continue Leahy’s long-standing support of cybersecurity education programs and research at Norwich University. Read More >>
The participants executed a first in a series of Cyber Security Exercises on 19 March 2019 to identify gaps in response planning and execution across government, academia, military capabilities and private critical infrastructure providers (in this case Telecommunications). Participants included the University of Washington Center Information Assurance and Cybersecurity (CIAC), Washington State CISO, Washington State Emergency Management, Washington National Guard, Department of Homeland Security, a large Telecommunication provider, 5 Industry partners, the 75th Innovation Command (USAR) and Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI). The distributive desktop exercise was conducted using the NUARI DECIDE platform around an embedded microphone exploit scenario that impacted State critical capabilities to disaster response. The exercise resulted in identifying over 7 critical issues.
Norwich University students in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and Information Assurance program provided cybersecurity support to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., during the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship played on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, between Alabama and Clemson.
Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) participated in the National Guard’s Cyber Yankee 2018 exercise by providing senior leaders access to the DECIDE exercise platform. The senior leader exercise was a decision making program that mirrored the larger exercise.
As a world leader in providing Secure Enterprise SDN (SES) solutions, Allied Telesis is pleased to partner with Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) to provide cutting-edge training and education services that address cybersecurity competency relative to each level of an organization.
NUARI supported the Quantum Dawn IV (QD4) financial services sector exercise with the DECIDE Platform in November 2017.
Quantum Dawn IV took place November 7-8 2017 and was coordinated by SIFMA using service providers NUARI (Norwich University Applied Research Institutes), and its latest version of the DECIDE FS, and the SimSpace corporation’s Cyber Range software for the simulation and execution of the exercise.