Governor McAuliffe Announces Partnership to Create Cybersecurity Employment and Education Opportunities in Southwest

Date Posted: Monday, July 25, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will strengthen the cybersecurity industry and create new cyber jobs, internships, and educational programs in the Southwest Virginia region. The process that resulted in this MOU was initiated by the McAuliffe administration through Virginia Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson, who connected the two parties to design an enhanced cyber curriculum to help guide the region’s educational and cybersecurity employment efforts.

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