Meredith Conroy (political science) co-wrote a column on why Democrats’ strategy focusing on policy may be short-sighted, and Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed CSUSB’s Cybersecurity Center being awarded a $3 million National Security Agency grant.
The grant from the National Security Agency will be used to build up cyber talent in the region through a variety of methods, including apprenticeships.
CSUSB will offer a master of science in national cybersecurity studies, where students learn the technical skill of cybersecurity and intelligence analysis.
A paper co-authored by Donna Garcia (psychology) on the lack of ethnic minorities in ecology and evolutionary biology was cited in an article on methodological naturalism, and testimony before Congress by Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) was mentioned in an article about the U.S. government hiring more cybersecurity professionals.
Tony Coulson, director of CSUSB’s Cybersecurity Center, testifies before Congress that the U.S. is in a crisis situation because of a 500,000 person shortage in the cyber workforce.
Tony Coulson (cybersecurity) was interviewed about the need for more cybersecurity programs to meet the job demands in the future, David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest developments in the U.S. effort to rejoin the multi-national Iranian nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided insight into a new Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism report that anti-Asian hate crimes sharply increased again in the first quarter of 2021.
Tony Coulson (cybersecurity and information and decision sciences), Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Kim Cousins (chemistry and biochemistry) were included in recent news coverage.
The prestigious designation as the Community National Center for Cybersecurity Education illustrates CSUSB’s continued prominence as the premier institution of higher education for cybersecurity education.
Nationally, the Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program received 571 student applications this year and made 115 new scholarship offers, of which 108 students accepted.