Cybersecurity Initiative for Small Colleges

Cybersecurity Initiative for Small Colleges
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 – 3:00am

Internet2 will offer workshops and campus visits to assist small institutions seeking to upgrade their cybersecurity measures, the technology consortium announced on Monday. The effort will be funded by a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Starting next month, Internet2 will host the first of three regional workshops this year on how investments in cybersecurity can benefit campus research, and over the next two years, the consortium will make consulting visits to up to 30 institutions. According to Internet2′s grant application, the two-year effort will also produce a manual of best practices. Those findings will be made publicly available on Internet2′s website to benefit institutions unable to participate.

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