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11 12, 2020

Cyber training program creates pipeline for local employment

2020-12-11T15:17:22+00:00December 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Originally published on KTBS.com on December 10, 2012. Read the full article here. Story by Chantee Lans BOSSIER CITY, La. - According to economic experts, cyber security jobs are among the fastest growing occupations in the world. Education is taught to teachers who in turn teach their students. More than 21,000 educators have taught more than 3 [...]

31 03, 2017

Rise of the I-20 Technology Corridor

2017-04-04T21:11:16+00:00March 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Northern Louisiana is known for its strong manufacturing, agriculture and health care sectors as well as its natural beauty and family-friendly atmosphere. However, the region is now nurturing a new and exciting sector — a booming information technology (IT) cluster that first took hold in 2001. This emerging sector is evolving into a powerhouse, generating buzz, connections [...]

22 03, 2017

With Hacking in Headlines, K-12 Cybersecurity Ed. Gets More Attention

2017-03-22T13:43:23+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Amid a steady drumbeat of reports on cyber-espionage and election-related hackings, lawmakers are wrestling with questions of how to best protect the country from digital threats and address a severe shortage of skilled cybersecurity workers. That means new attention for nascent efforts to support cybersecurity education, including in K-12 schools. The National Governors Association, eight [...]