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Westchester County Business Journal: "Federal agencies extend Pace University’s cybersecurity education designation"

03/29/2017 News Release Image

Westchester County Business Journal: "Federal agencies extend Pace University’s cybersecurity education designation"

Two federal agencies have extended Pace University’s designation as a center for cybersecurity education.

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security named Pace as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for another five years.

“It’s significant,” said Jonathan Hill, dean of Pace’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, “because there is no greater threat to business and democracy than cyber vulnerability.”

The Seidenberg School faculty includes about a dozen specialists in cybersecurity. The program is based on Pace’s Pleasantville campus, where it runs a cybersecurity education and research lab.

The lab, directed by Li-Chiou Chen and Andreea Cotoranu, studies vulnerabilities in software, hardware, operating systems and even the human element.

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