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lynnbr2
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lynnbr2,
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9/22/2016 | 12:17:58 PM
Grants to Promote Security Jobs
www isssource com/grants-to-promote-security-jobs/  - full article there - excerpt below:

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Grants totaling nearly $1 million ended up granted for five projects that are taking a community approach to addressing the nation's shortage of skilled cybersecurity employees.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)-led National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a partnership between government, academia and the private sector, will oversee the grants as part of its mission to support cybersecurity education, training and workforce development....."The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education grants support job-driven training programs designed to fill the many cybersecurity job openings in both the public and private sectors," said U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.....

NIST will fund five nonprofit organizations to establish partnerships to increase the pipeline of students pursuing cybersecurity careers, help more Americans attain the skills they need for well-paying jobs in cybersecurity, and support local economic development to stimulate job growth.

The following organizations will enter into cooperative agreements with NIST:

Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) — Central Region, Dayton, Ohio: $198,759.

Old Dominion University — Mid-Atlantic Region, Norfolk, Virginia: $199,883.

State University of New York at Albany — Northeast Region, Albany, New York: $197,085.

Chicanos Por La Causa — Southwest Region, Phoenix, Arizona: $199,808.

Pikes Peak Community College — Western Region, Colorado Springs, Colorado: $199,681......"

 
csusanhopkins
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csusanhopkins,
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9/20/2016 | 1:06:58 PM
Cyber Security
It is very nicet to see that schools are takinga stand to offer an emphasis in Cyber Seurity as we progress in a more net connected world.
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lynnbr2,
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9/19/2016 | 3:19:39 PM
UH Offers Nationally Known Experts on Cybersecurity
UH is one of only three universities in Texas with dual designation by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for its educational and research programs in cybersecurity and cyber defense.  

Press Release filed under 2016, July section of News Stories by Date

 

 


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