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December 12, 2017

K-12 Schools, Universities Boost Cybersecurity Education to Close the Skills Gap

Published by EdTech on December 11, 2017 by Meghan Bogardus Cortez, an associate editor with EdTech   With the global number of cybersecurity professionals down, schools need to prepare students for future jobs. By 2019, there were will be a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals of about 2 million, IT governance nonprofit ISACA reported in […]
December 11, 2017

Louisiana Tech Strongly Supports New Multi-Purpose Cybersecurity Commission

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by Tom Soto | Categorized under General News Click here for the original publication. Louisiana Tech, creator of the nation’s first four-year undergraduate degree in cyber engineering and is a partner with several industry leaders in various cyber fields, strongly supports the State of Louisiana’s most recent step […]
December 5, 2017

When Should Cybersecurity Education Start? Some Say Elementary School

by Sarah Shwartz of Education Week December 4, 2017 Nashville, Tennessee As reports of cyberattacks multiply—from national election-related hacking to school-level phishing scams—the need for trained high school and postsecondary graduates in the field is growing. And increasingly, industry, governments, and educators are looking to introduce students to online security […]
November 9, 2017

First robotics competition of the year draws hundreds of students from ArkLaTex

Novmber 7, 2017 With terms like microscopes, centrifuges, chemical compounds, and biohazardous waste being batted about on Saturday, November 4, 2017, you may think the Bossier Civic Center was host to a scientific conference. Rather, approximately 210 elementary, middle, and high school teams from public and private schools and homeschool […]