It's time to address cybersecurity education, say policymakers

A leaky pipeline makes filling critical jobs difficult

… Many institutions have already ramped up their cybersecurity education frameworks, such as NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Center for Cybersecurity, which began offering classes in the subject in 1999. Founder and professor, Nasir Memon, told Education Dive that the program provides the necessary hands-on approach to get students the training and expertise needed to get into the field. … “People [need] to get this type of experience. This will give them that training that’s not easy to give in a classroom.” [Memon said].


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