From the Spring 2018 Issue

Cybersecurity Workforce Development: A Regional Model for the Nation

Kevin Nolten
Director of Academic Outreach | Cyber Innovation Center

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To build the cyber-educated workforce capable of supporting the needs of government, industry and academia, communities across the country are adapting to the evolving economic and technological landscape. Louisiana, for example, has seen its economic base transform from one that was historically focused on oil and gas, agriculture and gaming, to a diversified 21st century economy that includes technology in general and cybersecurity in particular.

This systematic transformation was enabled by more than ten years of collaboration between local, state, and federal government, two and four year universities and K-12 school systems. The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), located . . .

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