A computer science professor from Missouri University of Science and Technology will join top government hackers, corporate risk managers and information technology professionals at the inaugural Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit in Jefferson City.
The nation’s approach to cyber security has much in common with medieval defense tactics, and that needs to change, says a cyber security expert at Missouri University of Science and Technology. [Read more…]
Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are working to combat threats to cybersecurity by training the next generation of experts in the field. With a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Missouri S&T’s computer science department will fund approximately 16 “Scholarship for Service” master of science and Ph.D. students, who will specialize in cybersecurity.
Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a cyber security workshop and competition this September in collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories to help train professionals to better combat the latest threats to online privacy and security.
UMR students will soon be eligible for new scholarships and grants related to securing the nation’s information systems, thanks to the university’s designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE).