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Closing the Gender Gap in Cybersecurity One Student at a Time

Posted by Liz Schulte on 3/11/19 5:30 AM

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing fields. However, women are underrepresented in the job market, the degree programs and the classrooms. As the demand for more diverse cybersecurity professionals grows, initiatives like Dakota State University’s CybHER program become increasingly vital to encourage more young women to bring their diverse perspective into the field of cybersecurity.

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Spotlight Dr. Pam Rowland: College Store Cybersecurity Begins With You

Posted by Liz Schulte on 2/27/19 5:36 AM

Cybersecurity is a large topic that can easily become overwhelming. However, as the college retail industry evolves, it is important that you do everything you can to protect students and your store from cybercrime. Recently, we sat down with Dr. Pam Rowland, assistant professor at Dakota State University in Cyber Security, co-director of the Center of Excellence for Information Systems and the director of the CybHER Institute, to discuss what college stores can do to protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.

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