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NPS prepares to take on xSwarms
It’s time for a new discussion about the birds and the bees ... Or rather, fleets of hundreds of armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and the dynamics of these massive swarms under external control –... Read More

Gray Networks: NPS uses social network analysis to cast a bright light on maritime awareness
On November 25, 2018, a large commercial cargo ship suddenly parked itself under the recently-constructed Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait, preventing three Ukrainian Navy vessels from reaching th... Read More

NPS, Marine Corps Advance Graduate Education for Senior NCOs
The cohort of senior enlisted Marines enrolled in Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is growing. Driven by the Department of the Navy’s Education for Seapower study, and its recommendations to bolster ed... Read More

Inaugural Tech Op Helps Industry Reps Explore Military Applications of 5G
In an effort to explore opportunities for collaboration in emerging technologies, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted its inaugural Tech Op event, Oct. 24. Billed, “Taking 5G to the Edge,” the ... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty Participate in Latest HACKtheMACHINE
With the help of NPS’ Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research, or CRUSER, a force of 21 Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students and faculty attended the latest HACKtheMACH... Read More

Annual WIC workshop focuses on logistics in contested environments
More than 130 Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) students, fleet junior officers, and early career engineers from Navy labs, academia and industry participated in the latest Warfare Innovation Continuum ... Read More

Privacy Act Lead Details Latest DOD Policy With PII Team
Deputy Chief Information Officer for Operations Chris Gaucher serves as NPS’ Privacy Act Coordinator, ensuring the management of personally-identifiable information (PII) remains in compliance in all ... Read More

Latest Cyber Endeavour Tackles Russian Interference
More than 200 experts and operators representing organizations across the Department of Defense (DOD), Academia, Industry and NATO gathered at Stanford Research Institute’s (SRI) International Headqua... Read More

Academia, Industry Partnerships Advance Capabilities at Latest JIFX
Once again, NPS advances its partnerships with military, academic and private sector organizations during the university’s Joint Interagency Field Experimentation (JIFX) program. At the latest event, ... Read More

Defense industry execs talk innovation with future program managers
The Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Graduate School of Business and Public Policy brought together two captains of industry for a panel discussion titled “Challenges of Innovation in Defense Acquisi... Read More

NPS Campus Hosts Ordnance and Ballistics Group for Industry, Academia Collaboration
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in partnership with the National Armaments Consortium (NAC), hosted the 68th annual Ordnance and Ballistics Technology Working Group allowing researchers and devel... Read More

Student-led wargaming offers insights, analyses into future conflict
The U.S. stands at the brink of war with a peer adversary, and Navy and Marine Corps leaders need to figure out how to best position our forces and interoperate with our allies in the Australian Defen... Read More

Setting the stage for Cyber Endeavour 2019
Information warfare experts and practitioners from across government, industry and academia will assemble at SRI International’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., to take part in Cyber Endeavour 201... Read More

NPS, RoboNation, Open Robotics announce Virtual RobotX competition
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has teamed up with RoboNation and Open Robotics to host the first-ever Virtual RobotX (VRX) competition, an international, university-level challenge designed to br... Read More

Advancing OPSEC Through ‘Train the Trainers’ Course
NPS hosted the latest Naval Operations Security (OPSEC) Program Manager Course, Jan. 9-10, designed to teach OPSEC trainers across the Department of Defense enterprise how to develop programs to meet ... Read More

Big Ideas Exchange highlights struggle for cyber advantage
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) faculty and students researching the cutting-edge of how the U.S. can gain an advantage in cyberspace shared their game-changing research during the latest Big Ideas Ex... Read More

Ad Hoc Student Team Wins Hackathon With Innovation in UAS Detection
When confronted with a challenge of a mounting national security concern, a motley crew of students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) did not hesitate to band together to swiftly devise an inge... Read More

MACO Graduate Commissioned to Warrant Officer
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Networks) Kurt Myers was commissioned to Chief Warrant Officer 2 in a ceremony held on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) campus, Nov. 30. Myers, a recent graduate of NP... Read More

Marine Cyber Chief Stresses the Role of Humans, Not Hardware, in the Fight
Maj. Gen. Matthew Glavy, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command, took the opportunity to candidly address Marines attending the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) during a visit to the un... Read More

Senior ONR Official Taps Into NPS Researchers
A senior Office of Naval Research (ONR) official recently brought the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) research community up to speed on its current directions in an ever-changing world. Dr. John Pazi... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty and Alumni Well Represented in SECNAV Innovation Awards
In early 2018 during his first visit to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Richard V. Spencer offered his vision for the future of the university, callin... Read More

NPS Inducts Newest Member into Esteemed Hall of Fame
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently welcomed its newest inductee into the university’s prestigious Hall of Fame. Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe was presented with the NPS Hall of Fame medal – honori... Read More

Future Ph.D. Student Earns Spring Quarter’s Navy League Award
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Angelopoulos has been recognized with the quarter’s top academic honor, receiving the Monterey County Navy League Award for Highest Academ... Read More

Upcoming Cyber Endeavour Tackles Future of Cyber in Military Affairs
The DOD Information Operation (IO) Center for Research, located at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), is in the final planning stages for its 2018 Cyber Endeavour conference, this year hosted by the... Read More

NPS Students Teach CyberOps Fundamentals Through Gaming
Two Naval Postgraduate School students have created a way to bridge a training gap in U.S. military cyber operations … through a game. For their master’s thesis, U.S. Army Master Sgt. David “Ty” Long... Read More

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf Shares Insights with NPS
It’s not every day that an individual considered to be a ‘Father of the Internet’ comes to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), but when he does, he is met with an electrifying intimacy and candid dis... Read More

NPS Supports NATO Effort to Advance Energy Security
The NATO-Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) recently concluded its first energy security training program with support by the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). The week-long Critical Energy Infrast... Read More

NPS, MIT ‘Hack the Machine’ in Boston
Ever since the dawn of the Internet and the dot-com boom of the 90s, almost every part of day-to-day life has dramatically changed. Where we once relied on paper maps and compasses, personal GPSs buil... Read More

CRUSER’s Warfare Innovation Workshop Focused on Hybrid War in the Urban Littorals
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research, CRUSER, hosted its annual Warfare Innovation Workshop (WIW) in Glasgow Hall, Sept. 18-21. The w... Read More

General Cyber Pilot Course Completes First Delivery
NPS’ Cyber Academic Group has just wrapped up the first delivery of its All Hands General Cyber Course, a pilot program charged with providing general cyber awareness for all Navy students at NPS, reg... Read More

NPS Cyber Graduate Detects Active Vulnerability Through His Thesis Research
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Department of Computer Science is to advance the combat effectiveness of the U.S. and allied armed forces through unique graduate education program... Read More

Latest Cyber Endeavour Tackles Deterrence in and Through Cyberspace
The DOD Information Operation Center for Research, located at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), sponsored the 2017 Cyber Endeavour conference hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg, Pa.,... Read More

NPS Faculty, Students Develop Innovative Cyber Defense for Front Line Operators
In the realm of cyber defense, timing is critical ... An immediate, structured response to a cyber incident can make a critical difference in mitigating an attack. In order to meet this challenge, fac... Read More

Cyber Endeavor Focuses on Internet of Everything
Cyber experts and technology leaders congregated at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, June 21-23, for Cyber Endeavour. Focused on the theme, “The Internet of everything and ... Read More

Navy, DOD Dare Top Coders to #HacktheSky
Last year, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) set a world record by flying a swarm of 50 autonomous drones all controlled by a single operator. Now, NPS and the Department of the Navy Office of Strat... Read More

Former Secretary of the Navy Talks Cyber Security
Former Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Richard Danzig addressed NPS students, faculty and staff during a Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture at King Auditorium, Feb. 9. Danzig, who served as the 7... Read More

MACO Program Making a Difference in the Cyber Domain
Since its inception in September 2012, more than 15 enlisted Sailors from the Information System Technician (IT) and Cryptologic Technician-Networks (CTN) ratings have earned Master of Science in Appl... Read More

Big Ideas Exchange Highlights Cyber Security, Innovation
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distinguished Professor and Cebrowski Institute Director Dr. Peter Denning welcomed attendees to NPS’ Big Ideas Exchange in Ingersoll Hall, Dec. 4. Inspired by the huge... Read More

Former NPS Army War College Fellows Call for Irregular Cyber Strategies
Former NPS students and U.S. Army War College Fellows Army Lt. Cols. Robert Schultz and Patrick Duggan earned first-place honors while competing in the 2015 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Natio... Read More

Students Break-In New Cyber Battle Lab
The Cyber Academic Group at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) broke in its new high-tech Cyber Battle Lab with an international cyber capture the flag competition that pitted 60 teams from around th... Read More

CORE Lab Helps Law Enforcement Explore Social Network Analysis
A diverse group of law enforcement officials recently converged on the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in order to learn about and collaborate on the burgeoning field of Social Network Analysis (SNA).... Read More

NPS Information Technology Leads Successful .EDU Accreditation
It was an all-hands effort, but thanks to the Naval Postgraduate School’s Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) department, the university has successfully completed network accre... Read More

Cyber Commander Engages NPS Students, Faculty
Adm. Michael Rogers, Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, took advantage of a recent trip to California to stop by t... Read More

NPS Center Explores Soft Power, Counterterrorism
As the world struggles to respond to the recent wave of attacks by radicals in Paris, Africa and the Middle East, the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Center for Civil-Military Relations (CCMR) has w... Read More

Former NPS President Takes Helm at U.S. Fleet Cyber Command
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) conducted a change of command April 2 at the Frank B. Rowlett Building located at Fort George G. Meade, Md. Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe relieved Adm. Mi... Read More

NPS Student’s National Cyber Professionals Association Garners High-Level Attention
In the critical field of cyber operations, the work of an Army officer with little background in computer science has garnered considerable attention from several of the nation’s most respected cyberw... Read More

Naval Studies Program Pits NPS Student Expertise Against Navy’s Challenges
The Office of the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) has turned to the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and its core of operationally-experienced students and expert faculty to directly address some of the... Read More

NPS Professors Awarded Prestigious Grant to Explore Ethics of Cyberwarfare
The National Science Foundation has awarded NPS Department of Defense Analysis Assistant Professor Dr. Bradley “BJ” Strawser and Department of Computer Science Professor Dr. Neil C. Rowe with a three-... Read More

NPS Establishes Central Portal for Combating Terrorism Information Exchange
Each day, around the world, the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) provides U.S. and international officers with innovative training and education in combating terrorism. Tens of thousands ... Read More

Innovative Network Architecture Applied to Maritime Security Experimentation
The Global Information Network Architecture (GINA), an innovative network architecture championed by network specialists at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), was recently utilized in a globe-spanni... Read More

U.S. Cyber Command Chief Inducted Into NPS Hall of Fame
U.S. Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, was inducted into the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Hall o... Read More

Midshipmen Intern, Mentor with NPS Cyber Academic Group Faculty
A small cadre of midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis are wrapping-up a weeks-long internship with Naval Postgraduate School Cyber Academic Group (CAG) faculty, June 18. Sponsored by th... Read More

Cyber Security Hall of Famer Dorothy Denning Discusses the Ethics of Cyber Warfare
The United Nations Charter prohibits the use of force by one state against another. But in the cyber world, where are the borders and what constitutes force? Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Defense An... Read More

NPS’ Applied Cyber Ops Master’s Degree Turns Senior Enlisted into Cyberwar Specialists
Last September, a small group of senior enlisted Sailors came to the Naval Postgraduate School campus in Monterey, Calif., to embark upon an ambitious cyber operations graduate program designed to mee... Read More

NPS’ First Cyber Systems Graduates Honored for Thesis Research
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) has graduated its first cohort of students through the Master of Cyber Systems and Operations (CSO) degree program, and student-driven research is already showing p... Read More

Cyber Warriors Professional Association Another Sign of Evolving Battlefield
A Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student, U.S. Army Capt. Joseph Billingsley of Stamford, Conn., is building the military’s first cyber warfare professionals association. The Military Cyber Professi... Read More

Navy’s Cyber Commander Addresses NPS Information Dominance Corps Students
Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, Commander of the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F), spent an afternoon addressing a contingent of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Information Dominance C... Read More

Defense Analysis Professor Selected for Inaugural Cyber Security Hall of Fame Class
In a nod to the dedication and influence of one of the Naval Postgraduate School’s exceptional faculty, NPS Department of Defense Analysis (DA) Distinguished Professor, Dr. Dorothy Denning, has been i... Read More

Army’s Cyber Commander Explores NPS Education, Research Programs
Lt. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, Commanding General of U.S. Army Cyber Command/U.S. 2nd Army, spent two days at the Naval Postgraduate School for an exploratory visit to the university, Oct. 1-2. While on... Read More

NPS Establishes Interdisciplinary Cyber Academic Group
In the January 2012 “Priorities for the 21st Century Defense” report, the Department of Defense listed cyberspace operations as one of the 10 primary missions for the armed forces. The growing threats... Read More

Navy’s Cyber Commander Participates in NPS’ Information Dominance Symposium
Vice Adm. Michael Rogers, Commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and the U.S. 10th Fleet, visited the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to present at the university’s Information Dominance Senior Leader ... Read More

Workshop Explores Multidisciplinary Approaches to Today’s Cyber Threats
The Department of Defense’s Information Operations Center for Excellence, located at the Naval Postgraduate School, and the Army Reserve Information Operations Command joined together as co-chairs for... Read More

Jordan Embraces Education Amidst Neighbors in Turmoil
In recent months, many North African and Middle Eastern countries, including U.S. allies, have experienced substantial unrest and internal conflict in a period that has become known as ‘Arab Spring.’ ... Read More

NPS Team Participates in NSA’s Annual Cyber Defense Exercise
A team from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) again participated in the 11th annual National Security Agency (NSA)-sponsored Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) in late April. The CDX takes place annually... Read More

Oracle Corp. Security Chief Lectures at NPS
In today’s technology-driven world, the importance of cybersecurity has never been greater. To help push this point forward, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) hosted a Secretary of the Navy Guest Le... Read More

Maintaining the Edge - NPS, Information Dominance, and the New World
Clouds of smoke billowed from the beaches of Veracruz as hundreds of men faced the uncertainty of their fate. Outnumbered 300 to one and facing a long, difficult battle with the Aztecs, Spanish explor... Read More

NSA Director and First Commander, U.S. Cyber Command Keynotes Summer Graduation
Three hundred and eight U.S. and international students tossed their mortar boards at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Summer 2010 graduation ceremonies Sept. 24 following a rousing keynote address by ... Read More

2010 Homeland Security Conference Brings Key National Security Experts to NPS
With the recent anniversary of September 11 providing a somber reminder to the importance of their mission, experts from around the country gathered for the 4th Annual Homeland Security Conference hel... Read More

NIST Computer Scientist and Researcher Dr. Ron Ross Discusses Cybersecurity During Latest SGL
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) senior computer scientist and information security researcher Dr. Ron Ross presented a lecture to students, staff and faculty on the new challenge... Read More

Former Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke Calls for New National Cyber Defense Policy to Prevent a Cyber 9/11
The Honorable Richard Clarke – former National Coordinator and Special Assistant for Counterterrorism, Security, Global Affairs and Cyber Warfare to three presidents – called for a new national cyber ... Read More

Mids Get the Trophy, but NPS Wins Cyber Defense Exercise
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) took top honors in the 10th annual National Security Agency (NSA) sponsored Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) conducted April 20-23. Although NPS was ineligible to recei... Read More

Faculty Across Campus Share Expertise During Cybersecurity Awareness Month
As part of its ongoing Centennial Year celebrations, the Naval Postgraduate School’s Information Technology and Communications Services (ITACS) hosted a rich spectrum of educational events throughout ... Read More

NPS Receives Prestigious National Information Assurance Dual Designation
The National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have announced the designation of the Naval Postgraduate School as an Information Assurance (IA) Center for Academic Excell... Read More