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The Trib Spotlights High Demand for "Cyber Guards"

September 07, 2010

The Pittsburgh-Tribune Review featured a story on the high need for information security professionals and academia's challenging role to recruit them. The article touches upon the federal scholarship programs, such as Scholarship for Service, set up to encourage interested students. Dena Haritos Tsamitis, Director of the INI, and Ed Schwartz, an INI alumnus and CMU Ph.D. student, were interviewed for the article.

"The government needs 1,000 people every year," said Carnegie Mellon's Dena Haritos Tsamitis. "Higher-ed institutions across the country aren't even close to providing enough."

Read "Universities push to turn out cyber guards as demand explodes" by reporter Mike Cronin.