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Parry, Marc – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
If you work at a community college that teaches cybersecurity, it pays to be located in the backyard of a spy agency. Just don't ask Kelly A. Koermer, administrator of the Anne Arundel Community College, what's inside those dark towers at Fort Meade. She points out other highlights of the restricted region: an employees-only exit off the highway,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Internet, Computer Security, National Security
Mangan, Katherine – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
A lot of students have benefited from part of the $27-million in federal and state grant money that Del Mar College has received since it opened a centralized office for grants and sponsored research in 2005. Del Mar, which has about 11,000 credit-seeking students, is one of a growing number of community colleges that make up for shrinking state…
Descriptors: Grants, Community Colleges, Grantsmanship, State Federal Aid
Vance, Erik – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
In this article, the author describes a new cybersecurity course at the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland. Geoffrey R. Lund, leader of the software-applications program at Abertay, says the course prepares students for a rapidly growing job market by teaching that the best defense is a good offense. Professors set up a network of 20 or so…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Security, Courses