Cyber Academy a Finalist for Prestigious Japan Award

October 15, 2009

Through the creative efforts of Carnegie Mellon University's Information Networking Institute (INI) and CyLab, a novel interactive cybersecurity portal for children, The Carnegie Cyber Academy, has been named a finalist for the Japan Prize.

The Carnegie Mellon entry is one of more than 300 innovative research tools competing for top honors in an international competition designed to encourage higher standards for educational multimedia content.

"I am delighted that our INI team is a finalist for such a venerable award because this designation recognizes our strength in fostering outstanding educational programs that support the world's cybersecurity needs," said Dena Haritos Tsamitis, INI director and director of education, training and outreach for Carnegie Mellon CyLab. Continue to the press release.


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