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By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol
Cheney Free Press 

Eastern receives funding for Cybersecurity programs


Last updated 3/31/2022 at 9:15am

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University has been awarded $2.8 million to bolster their Cybersecurity program. The money will be used to create an undergraduate degree in Cybersecurity as well as a master’s program for Cyber operations.

Eastern not only focuses on Cybersecurity as a whole but how rural communities such as Cheney need to prepare for Cybersecurity breaches just like large corporations do. Any business that houses information can be a target. Cybersecurity issues can be anything as small as credit card phishing scams to large scale infrastructure attacks.

While most rural...

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