UMass Dartmouth, Air National Guard to partner in cybersecurity

Entrance to Joint Base Cape Cod, in Bourne, Mass.    — Photo by Ktr101

Entrance to Joint Base Cape Cod, in Bourne, Mass.

— Photo by Ktr101

From The New England Council (newenglandcouncil.com)

The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth has announced that it will partner with the Air National Guard to develop education and workforce training in cybersecurity for students and personnel at Joint Base Cape Cod.

This partnership with bring the 102nd Intelligence Wing staff and UMass Dartmouth faculty together to develop cybersecurity programs, certificates, and concentrations for undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, UMass Dartmouth will provide educational programs for the unit’s cybersecurity professionals.

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. Johnson commented, “We are excited to work with the 102nd Intelligence Wing to strengthen the cybersecurity of our nation. UMass Dartmouth is fully committed to making sure our men and women serving in the armed services are future ready with the skillset and mindset to support the sanctity and security of the American dream.”