McAfee Institute to Debut Training Courses on DHS Cyber Resource Portal

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MIAMI - Oct. 17, 2014 - PRLog -- McAfee Institute Inc., the world’s largest destination for real-world applicable training, professional certifications & professional development programs for Loss Prevention, Law Enforcement, Fraud, & Investigations Professionals with over 1 million students worldwide, announced today, the debut of McAfee Institute training for its CCIE, CCIP, CCII, CCTA, CTFI, CORCI, & CEFI certifications on the DHS National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) portal, a comprehensive online resource for cyber education and training.

According to DHS, NICCS was developed in February 2013 in close partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Defense, the Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Personnel Management. It leverages efforts of government, industry, and academia to provide a comprehensive, single resource to address the nation’s cybersecurity knowledge needs.

With the exponential growth in today’s cyberspace, cybercrime is not going away. More than ever, it’s imperative that we have well trained professionals to help identify, investigate and prosecute criminal actions in this space from a global perspective,” says Joshua McAfee CEO, McAfee Institute. “The NICCS Portal provides those entering the field or those seeking continuing education a trusted resource, knowing that all training courses listed on the site map to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework and therefore, align with national standards.”

In order to be considered for inclusion on the NICCS portal, training organizations must verify that their courses map to the NICE 2.0 Framework specialty areas. To search (ISC)2 training opportunities on the NICCS portal, please visit http://niccs.us-cert.gov/training/tc/search/new.

About McAfee Institute

Formed in 2010 McAfee Institute, Inc. is one of the fastest growing companies on the Inc. 500/5000 and #1 in education. Together with more than 1,000,000 students world-wide in over 135 different countries we are becoming the premier standard and go to place for loss prevention, law enforcement, intelligence, and fraud fighters around the world to develop themselves professionally. Globally recognized as the premier standard for cyber investigations & intelligence McAfee Institute issues the Certified Cyber Investigative Expert (CCIE), and related concentrations the Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP), the Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII), the Certified Cyber Threat Analyst (CCTA), the Certified Threat Forensic Investigator (CTFI), the Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI), and the Certified eCommerce Fraud Investigator (CEFI) credentials to qualifying candidates in addition to hundreds of online courses.

McAfee Institute, Inc. certifications are world-renowned and the first cyber investigative credentials to meet the strict standards of the National Association State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), for continuing professional education (CPE) credits. More information is available at www.mcafeeinstitute.com.

© 2014, McAfee Institute, Inc., CCIE, CCIP, CCII, CCTA, CTFI, CORCI, & CEFI certifications are the intellectual property of McAfee Institute, Inc.

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