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January 27, 2015

Vice President Biden announces $25M for cybersecurity ed

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By Allie Gross, Ed Dive

On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and White House Science Advisor John Holdren announced that a $25 million grant will be disbursed over the next five years to support cybersecurity education. The money will go toward the creation of a new cybersecurity consortium comprised of 13 historically black colleges and universities, two national labs, and the Charleston County School District. The growth of cyber crime has highlighted the need for cybersecurity experts.

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