On Wednesday, May 6, Wilmington University's Doberstein Admissions Center auditorium hosted one hundred and fifty 8th and 9th grade girls for the 5th annual DigiGirlz Day. This Microsoft-sponsored day of discovery featured a keynote address by Delaware's First Lady, Carla Markell and Transportation Cabinet Secretary, Jennifer Cohan.
The Gazette - The U.S. Army Reserve has formed a partnership with eight U.S. colleges and more than 20 defense contractors to train and provide continuing education for reservists who will defend against cyberattacks and hold full-time jobs with the contractors.
Attached is the Broad Agency Announcement #BAA-004-15 for the FY 2015 Cyber Competition Awards. Proposal submissions shall be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date & time provided in the BAA (14 May 2015, NLT 12:00 pm EST).
HuffPost Business - Diana L. Burley, Ph.D. is an award-winning workplace cybersecurity professor, researcher and consultant who currently serves as a full professor in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is a co-author of the well-received Enterprise Software Security: A Confluence of Disciplines (Addison Wesley, 2014).
InformationWeek - This week is Computer Science Education Week, which President Obama kicked off Monday with an Hour of Code at the White House and related announcements, such as a $20 million philanthropic commitment to train 25,000 new computer science teachers for US schools by fall 2016. Of course, the hour of code is somewhat symbolic -- sure, we've all got to start somewhere, but learning will require a longer term approach.