Cybersecurity Partnerships

Academic Institutions

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Contact ENMU Ruidoso Success Emporium at 575-315-1120 or click on the Excelsior College logo to discover how our online Information Systems Cybersecurity Associates degree transfers to Excelsior College online Information Technology Cybersecurity Bachelor of Science degree program.

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New Mexico Tech Formalizes Computer Science Pact With Ruidoso College

SOCORRO, N.M. February 12, 2013 – Officials from Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso and New Mexico Tech signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday, Feb. 1, that paves the way for computer science students to make a smooth transition.

Signing of the pact
Seated (from left) are Stephen Miller,
Dr. Subhasish Mazumdar, Chad Smith and Dr. Peter Gerity. Standing are Dr. Lorie Liebrock and Dr. Clayton Alred.

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Articulation Agreement ENMU-Ruidoso with Northern New Mexico College – November 17, 2014

1. Introduction

The Department of Engineering at Northern New Mexico College (NNMC) and the Information System Department (ISD) at Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso (ENMU-Ruidoso) have many areas of common interest in Information Engineering Technology, including Computer Networks, Databases, Computer Programming, Web Systems, and Cybersecurity. Hence collaboration will be established within the principles set out in the following sections.

2. Purposes

The agreement defines a structure through which articulation on all levels will be supported. This agreement is designed to provide a pathway for the graduates of the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at ENMU-Ruidoso, to transfer to the Bachelor in Information Engineering Technology (IET) at NNMC.

(Link to articulation agreement)

Academy Partner

ENMU-Ruidoso is an authorized Academy partner with CompTIA. Checkout our self-paced online CompTIA Security + Course

Private Sector

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Founded in 1997, InduSoft offers a powerful HMI SCADA software for developing Windows®-based applications in industrial automation, instrumentation and embedded systems. In 2013, InduSoft became an Invensys (now Schneider Electric) company. Together, Invensys and InduSoft are able to offer the largest range of industrial automation software products on the market. From HMI and embedded software to high-end SCADA and ERP and MES integration, Invensys provides everything necessary to build robust applications for the automation industry.

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NETLAB+® provides remote access to lab equipment and curriculum. To access, you need a user ID and password, assigned by your instructor or local system administrator.


ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field’s premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources. ACM Student Membership

National Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA)

The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (About CSSIA) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Resource Center. Since 2003, CSSIA has provided students with real-world learning experiences in information assurance and network security through several program improvement supportive initiatives.

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InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of persons who represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.

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National CyberWatch Center

ENMU-Ruidoso is a member of this national center in cybersecurity education, the NCC’s roles include:

  • Advocator: advocate for the role of community colleges in cybersecurity education and workforce development
  • Builder: build novel solutions for our nation’s cybersecurity education and workforce development challenges
  • Collaborator: collaborate with educational institutions, businesses, government entities, and professional organizations to strengthen cybersecurity programs nationally
  • Coordinator: coordinate and support regional and national cybersecurity education programs
  • Promoter: promote educational and workforce development models of excellence


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CyberWatch West  is focused on building a comprehensive network of higher education institutions, businesses, and government agencies dedicated to developing and maintaining a robust cybersecurity workforce. CyberWatch West is committed to providing a forum for improving the quality and increasing awareness of cybersecurity issues in educational  and industrial communities throughout its region. ENMU-Ruidoso is a member of this organization.

ENMU-Ruidoso is a CoPI partner with this NSF funded regional cybersecurity center.

CyberWatch West Leadership chart

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The CAE Community is the national point for the Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Security which is comprised of two programs: The CAE in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) and the CAE in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO). The CAE-CD program includes CAE- Research (CAE-R), CAE-Four Year Education (CAE-CDE) and CAE-Two Year Education (CAE-2Y) colleges and universities as designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. Complementing the CAE-CD program is the CAE-CO program for four-year colleges and graduate-level universities with a particular emphasis on technologies and techniques related to specialized cyber operations. The CAE Community Portal endeavors to be a web powered mechanism for the fruitful exchange of relevant information, ideas, and events by CAE institutions for CAE institutions.

Cyber Degrees

Students find career opportunities and higher education resources.