Cybersecurity education goes holistic

Friday - 10/22/2010, 9:30am EDT

Patrick O'Shea, co-director, Maryland Cyber Security Center

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The University of Maryland is launching a new center to encourage public-private partnerships on cybersecurity. MC-squared will bring together experts from engineering, computer science, business, public policy and other fields. They'll develop new education and research programs. Patrick O'Shea, center co-director, says it will help connect the dots in the capital region's burgeoning federal and private cyber sector.

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