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Northeast earns CAE2Y designation

Northeast earns CAE2Y designation

MIAMI, FL - Dr. Wade Herley, dean of business and technology of Northeast Community College (second from left) and Brad Vogt, information technology instructor, (second from right) accept the official certification recognizing Northeast as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y).

The presentation was made at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) conference in Miami, FL. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security designated Northeast as one of 16 new centers over the past year, bringing to 79 the number of two-year colleges in the United States with the CAE2Y designation. “This designation recognizes the entire College for its security program and its curriculum in producing professionals who will enter the workforce with the training and expertise that is necessary to help protect our nation’s information infrastructure,” Vogt said. Also pictured are Bradford Willke, acting director for the Stakeholder Engagement & Cyber Infrastructure Resilience Division at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, and Diane Janosek, deputy commandant for the National Cryptologic School at NSA. (Courtesy Photo)