Space Force starts transitioning cybersecurity professionals into its ranks
Space Force is onboarding its first Cyber Guardians to better protect satellites and space assets from hacking.
U. Central Florida announces $3M cybersecurity scholarship program
Funding from the National Science Foundation will provide students at the University of Central Florida scholarships for cybersecurity studies.
Think tank plans to train state lawmakers in cybersecurity
The National Cybersecurity Center is planning a 50-state (virtual) tour to help raise awareness of cyber hygiene and threats among legislators.
U. South Carolina to play key role in 'statewide cyber ecosystem'
A new research and workforce development project between the university, military, private industry and the state government is poised to make South Carolina "one of the nation’s premier cyber hubs," Gov. Henry McMaster said.
IBM plans grant program to help schools fend off ransomware
The company plans to give six school districts $500,000 worth of its cybersecurity expertise to improve their defenses against the ongoing threat.
New cybersecurity coordinators will bridge feds to states, senator says
Sen. Maggie Hassan said that improving cyber defenses begins with "supercharging" the relationship between federal, state and local governments.
The pandemic isn’t the only thing pushing CIOs to modernize IT
Many needs predate the global crisis, according to the Professional Services Council, and will need attention moving forward.
Automated cyberthreat intelligence pilot reduced states' response times to minutes
States that participated in the pilot cut the time needed to block malicious domains from three days to three minutes.
Cybersecurity research group wants to certify 'smart city' devices
The National Cybersecurity Center wants to help officials understand the vulnerabilities of the internet-connected devices that power smart-city programs.