Maryland Community College Wins $5 Million National Cyber Security Grant

14 Nov, 2012

The National Science Foundation has awarded Prince George’s Community College a $5 million National Advanced Technological Education Center continuation grant for its National CyberWatch – Cybersecurity Education Solutions for the Nation project. Funding over the next four years will promote cyber security education at community colleges nationally.

The grant will allow the National CyberWatch Center to build a culture of collaboration, grow program and faculty capabilities, and promote the cyber security profession nationally.  In addition, it will help strengthen student aptitude and expand career pathways, as well as advance research in cyber security education across the country.

Prince George’s Community College is the lead institution for the National CyberWatch Center, a collaboration of 95 colleges and universities in 29 states and Washington, D.C. The mission is to advance cyber security education by leading collaborative efforts to strengthen the industry’s workforce.

For complete details, visit www.$5_Million_National_Cybersecurity_Grant.aspx.

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