About Donna Day

Dr. Donna Day is a Manager at the Department of Defense, where she has been for more than 30 years. With a background in Information Assurance, Customer Engagement and Marketing, more recently she has been studying Cybersecurity Policy and Management at the University of Maryland, University College (UMUC). She earned her Doctor of Management, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science Degree in Technology Management at UMUC and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing at the University of Baltimore. Dr. Day is also an Adjunct Professor at Norwich University in Vermont, where she teaches Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure and Information Assurance courses to a myriad of students, worldwide, from across the intelligence community. A published author, Baltimore Ravens fan, and life-long learner, she enjoys writing, traveling, cooking, and most importantly, spending time with her family and friends.

Here are my most recent posts

Posted on Friday, 21st July 2017 by Donna Day

Thinking about leaving the Federal Sector? You are not alone, with the Internet explosion and specifically the cybersecurity challenges we are facing today, many of our colleagues are leaving their federal jobs to join private companies across the globe and embarking on new careers. However, a major move like this should not be taken lightly…there […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 21st June 2017 by Donna Day

Resumes are unique and specifically those that are aimed at landing a spot on the federal employment roster or changing jobs within. With a few tweaks, you can create a new federal style resume that highlights your experience while emphasizing your ability to meet the needs of the federal government mission. By using phrases and keywords, for […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 17th May 2017 by Donna Day

As a part of the Intelligence Community, the National Intelligence University (NIU) is the only accredited federal degree granting institution; it has Academic Centers for learning across the globe and its main campus is in Washington, D.C. NIU houses a myriad of expertise from around the world; students and faculty alike bring a wealth of […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 10th May 2017 by Donna Day

Harvard Business School (HBS) provides several opportunities for leadership courses/programs for individuals. Designed at a variety of levels …from executives to managers to new leaders to business owners, the goal of each is to improve corporate performance, become a visionary and drive competitive advantage. These comprehensive programs are aimed at developing additional responsibilities: Owner/President Management […]

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Posted on Sunday, 23rd April 2017 by Donna Day

This program, sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was established as a joint effort in 2004. The program focuses on cyerbsecurity and the reduction of vulnerabilities in our information structure through the promotion of higher education and research. There are several options with this program to include two […]

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Posted on Monday, 10th April 2017 by Donna Day

This full-time scholarship program replaced the Undergraduate Training Program (UTP). The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is available to high school students (seniors) who have demonstrated skills in the critical areas of computer science and electrical engineering and are planning to major in them. The Stokes program offers up to $30,000 a year for tuition as […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 21st March 2017 by Donna Day

The After-Hours College Program at the National Security Agency (NSA) provides an opportunity for civilian employees to pursue college coursework to enhance their professional development and careers. Specifically, permanent civilian employees are able to utilize this amazing program to pursue a myriad of degrees at a variety of colleges and universities. Courses do require approval […]

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Posted on Monday, 6th March 2017 by Donna Day

The High School Work Study Program (HSWS) at the National Security Agency (NSA) offers high school students a chance to participate as a part-time NSA employee while continuing to attend their high school classes. This opportunity is designed for those students enrolled in computer, technical and/or business classes at their local high school who wish […]

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