The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has launched a new portal that local government entities can use to report cybersecurity incidents.
In order to create a more robust cybersecurity workforce, security experts explained on Wednesday that cybersecurity education needs to start at the K-12 level.
Peter Romness is passionate about cybersecurity. He has been working with government customers for nearly 35 years and now, as cybersecurity principal in the CISO Advisor’s Office at Cisco, he focuses on protecting government networks from cyber threats. MeriTalk recently sat down with Romness to discuss how state and local governments and higher educational institutions are investing and gaining knowledge to guard against cyberattacks.
New Hampshire cybersecurity and education experts told Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., this week that more resources are needed in order to protect K-12 schools from cyberattacks.
The Biden-Harris administration participated in a regional cyber workforce summit focused on expanding access to good-paying, middle-class jobs for all Nevadans at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), a Minority-Serving and Hispanic-Serving Institution.
North Carolina Central University School of Business (NCCU) and Halifax County Community College (HCCC) have entered a new partnership with the goal of enhancing the talent pipeline for the state’s cybersecurity industry.
Cyberattacks on the Federal government and industry tend to dominate headlines and the public discourse. Yet state and local governments are increasingly in the cyber crosshairs as well: 97 percent of local government IT executives listed cybersecurity as a key priority for the current fiscal year, a recent survey found.
Rep. August Pfluger, R-Texas, introduced legislation this week that would establish a Digital Economy and Cybersecurity Board of Advisers at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The bill comes as lawmakers are working to reauthorize the NTIA – a Commerce Department component – for the first time since 1992.
Louisiana State University Online and Continuing Education (LSU OCE) is launching a new training partnership intended to close talent gaps in the state’s tech industry.