Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., recently announced $1.8 million of funding or Virginia universities to research and develop AI capabilities to mitigate cyberattacks.
The State of New York Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) announced that it awarded a $78 million contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) on May 8 to modernize the state’s financial aid services platform.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has once again launched a 10-week paid summer research fellowship available exclusively to faculty from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) – for the second year in a row. The program was first created in 2022.
Bipartisan legislation was reintroduced in the House on Jan. 11 to address the rise in cybersecurity threats and attacks against energy infrastructure in the United States.
In 2022, state and Federal policymakers significantly accelerated their efforts to help K-12 institutions across the U.S. shore up their cybersecurity defenses, a new report by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) says.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced on Dec. 16 its award of five grants – totaling over $18.5 million – to minority-serving institutions as part of the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program.
A consortium of universities is leveraging Federal grants to produce research on the “nexus” of terrorism and cybersecurity, one top academic said at Splunk’s GovSummit on Dec. 14.
New York’s Hartwick College has received a $500,000 grant to expand its capacity for providing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) opportunities for all students, particularly those belonging to historically excluded groups.
A Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) funded diversity program has expanded to 10 additional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) after its initial launch last year, according to a Sept. 21 press release from CYBER.ORG.
The University of Florida (UF) is collaborating with 11 school districts across the Sunshine State to pilot a K-12 artificial intelligence (AI) education program this fall, according to a UF news release from Sept. 22.