Do Community Colleges Hold Key to Cybersecurity?July 7, 2017 |
by Jimmy H. Koo
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) recently hosted a summit seeking to support cybersecurity education programs at community colleges. The Community College Cybersecurity Summit is the only national academic conference focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges and offers students and faculty opportunities to become more involved in cybersecurity education.
It seems as if cybercriminals have the upper hand. Recent cyberattacks planting malware on computers and demanding ransom to unlock files demonstrate just how badly companies need pros with hacker skills and white hat hacker ethics to help protect personal data and corporate secrets.