Here’s good news for you if you’re a cybersecurity guru or aspire to be one. The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a piece of legislation, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2009 (HR 4061) that will shovel millions of dollars in funding into the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the purpose of developing cybersecurity programs, constructing cybersecurity research facilities and offering scholarships and training programs in cybersecurity at colleges and universities. The bill was passed by an overwhelming majority of the House – 422 to 6. Not everyone in the industry supports the bill, however. Read more about it here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.