The Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy (ICSP) at the University of Georgia (UGA) has been selected to join the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Academic Engagement Network (AEN) to leverage the strength of both groups to provide a more robust cyber defense.
“Cyber Command’s goal for the AEN is to strengthen our relationships and communication with participating institutions,” said CYBERCOM’s Executive Director, David Frederick. “This will improve and sustain our efforts to meet cyberspace educational requirements and workforce needs.”
U.S. Cyber Command plans to use the Academic Engagement Network to 1) engage the future workforce, 2) increase cyber applied research and innovation, 3) expand cyber-focused analytic partnerships, and 4)Enrich strategic cyber dialogue. The partners will help shape the cyber workforce while supporting the command’s mission.