Online cybersecurity graduate program announced

Monday - 11/1/2010, 1:39pm EDT

Ed Kanerva, vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton

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A strong cybersecurity workforce is crucial to protecting networks from attack, and the federal government wants to beef up its ranks. Now the University of Maryland University College is partnering with Booz Allen Hamilton to offer three online graduate certificates in cybersecurity. Joining us to explain the idea behind this new course, and how the partnership works, is Ed Kanerva, a vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton.

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