Wounded veterans trained in cybersecurity

Monday - 11/15/2010, 9:50am EST

American service members wounded on the battlefield are getting an extra boost to continue the fight in cyberspace. Raytheon and Cisco are joining up to expand the Wounded Warrior Project. Raytheon's five-year, $2.5 million grant and Cisco's information technology commitment will support development and training programs for wounded veterans to earn the skills they need to become cybersecurity professionals.

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