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Cybersecurity

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The demand for cybersecurity experts has grown as crooks with computers hack their way into business, government and other networks.

CyberSeek, a project funded by the U.S. Commerce Department, says nearly 4,600 people are working on cybersecurity in Nebraska, and there are openings for more than 2,000 workers. Nearly 4,300 are doing cybersecurity in Iowa, and there are more than 2,400 openings.

Colleges in both states have been trying to meet the need for more cyberdefenders.

Nebraska GenCyber is underway this week

Jun 19, 2018

Nebraska GenCyber is a free two-week camp focused on cybersecurity.  The camp runs this week with a focus on middle school and high school teachers.  Next week’s sessions will center on 9th and 10th grade students. 

Metropolitan Community College is partnering with Cyberworld Institute to offer high quality IT and cybersecurity certification training.

UNO's Cybersecurity Program Receives NSA Honor

Jun 16, 2017

  

UNO’s Cybersecurity program, in the College of Information Science and Technology, was recently designated a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations by the National Security Agency (NSA).