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Hewlett Foundation Awards $20M to Diversify Cybersecurity Field

Cybersecurity, like many STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, has been historically male-dominated and lacks diversity.  According to the 2018 report “Innovation Through Inclusion:...

As Cybersecurity Field Heats Up, HBCU Partnership Addresses Workforce Diversity

Demand for cybersecurity workers is growing faster than ever, yet experts say the industry lacks the job candidates and workforce diversity necessary to advance...

Cyberattacks Pose Huge Financial Threat to Struggling Colleges and Universities

In June 2020, the University of California, San Francisco announced it had paid a $1.14 million ransom to a hacker who took over several...

Howard University Ransomware Investigation Underway, Classes Canceled

Howard University has canceled classes following a cybersecurity attack from last week. On Monday, the historically Black institution announced that its Enterprise Technology Services (ETS)...

Cybersecurity Programs Offer Veterans a Natural Transition to Civilian Workforce

Recent high-profile cybersecurity attacks have drawn widespread attention to the nation’s vulnerability when it comes to protecting crucial online systems and sensitive data. Safeguarding...