Cyber Jobs Abundant, Workers are Not: Report

Cybersecurity jobs are there for the taking, but the people to fill them are still not there. That has been the cry across all industries over the past few years.

Grants Awarded for Security Innovations

Over $1.2 million in grants went out to 12 small businesses in eight states under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

NRC Awards $1.78M in Grants

Five scholarship and fellowship grants, totaling $1.78 million ended up issued to four minority-serving institutions from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Minority Serving Institutions Grants Program.

Vast Difference in Cybersecurity Education

Everyone knows there is a severe shortage of cybersecurity professionals to go around, but as more people try to learn how to become an expert, it is apparent that not all traning or programs are the same – as a matter of fact, they can vary dramatically.

University Cyber Center to Protect Renewable Grids

Since everything remains connected, bringing renewable energy to the power grid raises all kinds of Internet-of-Things (Iot) issues.

Regional Cyber Ops Center Created at University

Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security just earned a $10 million Department of Energy (DoE) grant in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to create a pilot regional cybersecurity research and operations center to protect the electric power grid.

Grants to Help Address Worker Shortage

Grants close $200,000 each will go to 18 education and community organizations in 15 states that are working to address the nation’s shortage of skilled cybersecurity employees.

UAlbany to Start Cybersecurity Incident Response Studio

A new cybersecurity incident response initiative will start up at the State University of New York at Albany after getting a grant in the 2024 federal budget.

College Gains NSA, DHS Cyber Excellence Designation

In an environment with an estimated shortage of cybersecurity jobs in the millions, there needs to be new professionals graduating from school and being able to hit the ground running.

Funding for Energy Sector Security Programs

In an effort to protect the nation’s energy sector from cyberattacks, the Department of Energy (DoE) is spending $45 million to fund 16 projects across six states.

Fixing Cyber Talent Gap with CyberForce Program

With a cybersecurity skill shortage facing every industry across the globe, what better way to help gain more practitioners than to hold a skills contest to capture more imaginations.

New College for AI, Cyber Education

University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is creating of a new college dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, computing, data science and related disciplines.

Nuclear Education Grants Available

In an effort to bolster nuclear engineering, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is looking to award 22 education grants to 16 academic institutions, including two minority-serving institutions, totaling $8.2 million.

FAU Earns Grant for Cyber Scholarships

A cybersecurity scholarship program is starting up at the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) after it received a $2.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

WVU Creates Cyber Education, Training Facility

With cyberattacks becoming more sophisticated, West Virginia University launched plans for a cybersecurity range – a specialized software and hardware facility for education, training and research – with $750,000 in grant funding support from the U.S. Department of Education.

Grant to Teach Ethical, Responsible AI Security

Three professors earned a grant to for a project to broaden students’ mindsets for ethical and responsible cybersecurity in artificial intelligence.

Student Cyber Champs Win 3 Years in a Row

University of Central Florida (UCF) is on the verge of becoming a cybersecurity dynasty after successfully defending their National Championship title for a third consecutive year in the U.S. Department of Energy CyberForce Competition.

Partnership to Boost FL Cybersecurity Talent

The global shortage of cybersecurity workers is continuing to grow and while there is not one solution to help fill the void, there are plenty of organizations starting to ramp up education and training opportunities.

Cyber Interns Take on National Security

Nearly every day, a cyberattack or new Zero Day hits the headlines, which makes providing the best training for the next generation of cybersecurity professionals of vital importance.

NRC Awards $11.7M in Grants

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) anticipates awarding 24 research and development grant proposals next year totaling more than $11.7 million.


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