UMBC training future cyber workforce

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 3:48pm EST

Jon Lau, Director, Center for Cybersecurity for UMBC Training Centers

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Federal agencies and contractors both need growing numbers of trained cyber professionals. But where will they come from?

One local institution is dedicated to educating a cyber work force. Jon Lau, Director of the Center for Cybersecurity for UMBC Training Centers, told Federal News Radio's Tom Temin how the program interacts with industry and government.

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