Apply Today for Cybersecurity Training!

Posted on: March 1, 2018   |   Categories: Announcements, News & Updates

The gap between necessary Cybersecurity skills and the demands placed on Cybersecurity professionals is not only a challenge for the information technology industry, but also a challenge for the scientific research enterprise of the nation. The North Central Region (NCR) Cyber Training Center (CTC) for cybersecurity at Dakota State University was created and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF OAC 1730105) with the goal of creating a scalable online cyber training programs to assist with the development of scientific cyberinfrastructure professionals in cybersecurity. The CTC includes three programs: CyberTraining Students, CyberTraining Faculty, and CyberTraining Professionals.

The Cyber Training Faculty program is offered to post-docs, research scientists, and faculty researchers and educators from 2-year and 4-year colleges in the North Central Region. The program will offer online summer courses to help faculty develop expertise in cybersecurity. The program also includes funds to help participating faculty host cybersecurity workshops on their campuses and develop new courses in cybersecurity. These summer courses are free to all faculty participants! Applications are now being accepted for participation in the Cyber Training Faculty Program for Summer 2018.

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