Innovative Events and Training Reshape Cybersecurity Education

Colleges seek to better prepare students for careers in tech risk management.

When Nasir Memon, a computer science and engineering professor at New York University, was first starting his cybersecurity program, he wanted to offer more hands-on experiences for his students.

“I always thought cybersecurity was not a topic you talk about, but where you learn by doing things,” says Memon.

So he organized a cybersecurity awareness event that involved a team competition — with the goal of solving security problems.

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