Educating a cyber work force

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 10:18am EST

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 is the program manager for engineering and information technology at the UMBC, part of Maryland's public university system. He explained how the program interacts with industry and government.

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