The New DoD University Consortium for Cybersecurity (UC2)
This post is an effort to follow up on a conversation from The December 2021 OODA Network Member Meeting regarding “The Security Community: Communication Style, Public Relations, Outreach Efforts, and Workforce Skills” (which came up when discussing responses to the Log4Shell threat and pro bono efforts by OODA Network members). We are not sure about the specific opportunities for workforce development and collaboration with the DoD in this new effort, but we think there is certainly a lot of potential here.
As reported by Joe Billingsley from the National Defense University:
Earlier this month, the University Consortium for Cybersecurity (UC2) was launched at a gathering of cyber leaders from the Department of Defense hosted by the National Defense University’s College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC) at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington. The CIC will coordinate the efforts of the UC2. “As part of both DOD and academia, CIC is a natural hub for thought leadership on strategic cyber issues, and we’re so happy to serve as the UC2 coordination center,” Cassandra C. Lewis, CIC chancellor said.
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