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OH University Gains Cyber Op Major

Cedarville University got the thumbs up from the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission to offer a cyber operations major, effective in the fall 2020 semester. The cyber operations major will consist of eight new courses …

New Cybersecurity Degree Program

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree. The informational sessions are open to the public and will be held in the Synovus Center for Commerce and Technol …

Funding to Create MBA in Security Technology Transition

There is a quick deadline approaching for accredited U.S. universities that could educate and build the capabilities of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) unveiled a funding opportunity for …

Cybersecurity Boot Camp at ASU

The cybersecurity skills gap is a growing problem for businesses, with a nearly 500,000 person gap in cybersecurity talent in the U.S., according to (ICS)2, an international cybersecurity research organization. In an effort to start to tackle the issue …

GA Cybersecurity Degree Program Starting

Columbus State University’s TSYS Cybersecurity Center in Columbus, GA, is starting a cybersecurity degree program and is hosting a series of informational sessions on the new Nexus Cybersecurity degree. Prospective students interested in applying for S …

CyberForce Competition National Winner

This was like the NCAA basketball tournament on steroids as 105 collegiate teams had to build simulated energy infrastructure and defend it from cyberattacks. After a long suspenseful day, the school that earned the top spot was University of Maryland, …

Cyber in Classroom: Hacking for Defense

A Hacking for Defense (H4D) cybersecurity class will start up beginning in spring semester 2020 at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). The class teaches students to work with the defense and intelligence communities to rapidly address the na …

Cyber Attack Detective

Yonghwi Kwon is the real thing when it comes to cracking cases in the insidious world of cybercrime. In his first 11 months at the University of Virginia (UVA) Engineering, Kwon secured $937,000 in grants and awards. He received three National Science …

Cybersecurity Career 101: It’s ‘A Party’

Cyber Defense Competitions at Iowa State University aren’t exactly lessons from a software manual. “They’re a party,” said Doug Jacobson, a university professor of electrical and computer engineering, the director of Iowa State’s Information Assurance …

Developing Safer Mining Down Under

No one can deny mining is a dangerous occupation, but the University of Adelaide will lead a new national mining research and training center utilizing advanced technologies that will help to shape the future of Australia’s mining operations. The Austr …

Security Education for Deaf HS Students

A nationwide, high school level cybersecurity curriculum for students who are deaf is now in development by the Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). The program is being developed unde …

Cybersecurity Development Program for Manufacturing

There is a huge shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the manufacturing sector and a new workforce development program for is making a move to create awareness, opportunities and pathways to careers in the sector. MxD released the program that is …

Cybersecurity Beats Farm Living

Logan Carpenter teases his co-workers when they complain about work. Growing up in rural Madison County, Virginia, he worked on a chicken farm through high school and took up landscaping and painting jobs on the side. After tending to poultry, performi …

Hazards of Robots Working with Humans

There is no doubt the increased use of robots that work alongside humans brings new occupational safety hazards, but the problem is there’s not much data available on how to mitigate risks. A little bit of clarity may shine through as the Washington st …

Opportunity to Create MBA Security Program

As more people are learning about the cybersecurity needs of users, experts are finding a lack of educational opportunities. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants to help solve that problem. With that, DHS is seeking proposals from accredited …

Grant Awarded for New Cyber Techniques

Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering at West Virginia University, earned the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in support of her work to enhance the security of cyberspace.Source: WVU As …

Iowa State Wins Data Mining Competition

A team from Iowa State won and international data mining competition. From left, Yueying Wang, Xingche Guo, Yifan Zhu and Qinglong Tian, all statistics Ph.D. candidates at Iowa State University, react to winning the 20th annual Data Mining Cup.Source: …

Protection Against Network, Social Attacks

There is no hiding from the growing breadth and depth of hacks, breaches and assorted other technology-enabled attacks. In fact, in a 2018 report, The White House Council of Economic Advisers placed the costs of “malicious cyber activity” to the U.S. e …

Program to Train Cyber Professionals

With cybersecurity professionals at a severe shortage, there is at least one new plan to help reduce the issue a bit. That is because there was a five-year, $4.63 million award from the National Science Foundation granted to enable a multi-disciplinary …

Students Reach Next Round in Cyber FastTrack

In a huge effort to increase the amount of cybersecurity professionals, 2,400 students were notified Wednesday they reached the Cyber FastTrack scholarship round where they compete for $2.5 million in scholarships for studies at their colleges and for …

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