Amelia Estwick, Program Manager, National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College
Dr. Amelia Estwick is the Program Manager at the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College (NCI) and is a Thought Leader for Excelsior College’s cybersecurity research, training, and academic initiatives. Prior to her position at Excelsior College, she worked for the National Security Agency as a Technical Director within their Threat Operations Center which was responsible for monitoring and securing the Department of Defense (DoD) networks against cyberattacks. She has over 20 years of government IT experience (both civilian and military) working in the areas of cybersecurity, information assurance, and security operations (offense and defense) and has held multiple positions within the DoD to include: Senior Cybersecurity Analyst, Computer Science Researcher, and Software/Systems Engineer. Dr. Estwick is a National Physical Sciences Consortium (NPSC) Fellow, a Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), and a member of several computing and cybersecurity organizations. She earned her Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from The George Washington University and her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Southern University at New Orleans. Prior to her academic and professional pursuits, she served eight years in the United States Army/Louisiana Army National Guard and is a Gulf War Veteran.