UGA gets $500,000 from Google for cybersecurity clinic | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware

The University of Georgia CyberArch program has worked to provide free cyber security reviews for local government, school systems and hospitals.

Now this program, which pairs student interns with organizations needing assistance, is getting $500,000 from Google.

“We’re excited to receive this support from Google and combine its resources with our expertise and resources at UGA,” program coordinator Mark Lupo was quoted as saying in a news release. “This funding gives us a stronger foothold as a formalized program. We see the funding as a way to increase our ability to reach more students and to be able to serve more communities.”

The grant is part of a $20 million commitment from to fund cybersecurity workforce development, and will support both expanding cybersecurity clinics like CyberArch and developing new ones.


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