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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 [...]

21 03, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center featured at SXSWedu

2017-03-21T17:56:06+00:00March 21st, 2017|News|

Big opportunities and the national spotlight continue to shine on the Cyber Innovation Center and its National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Thanks to their efforts in K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); cyber; and computer science education, CIC was featured at the South By Southwest Edu (SXSWedu) Conference in Austin, Texas. Kevin Nolten, [...]