The College of Tulsa’s cyber safety program is getting a $6 million grant that may assist college students for the subsequent 5 years.
The director of this system stated this is among the most intense cyber packages within the nation, and with this grant, it’s going to solely get stronger.
Director Sujeet Shenoi stated this grant will assist fund 80 college students in this system, who will ultimately go on to work for the US division of protection and different intelligence companies.
“What we do is we train them the best way to assault techniques, so we assault cars, airplanes, helicopters, wind generators as you’ll be able to see right here,” he stated.
He stated his college students work on actual world tasks after which intern with the US authorities in the course of the summer time, and do vital work on categorized info.
He stated it is vital to have college students who know what they’re doing within the cyber world, so the US can compete with different nations.
“We want our greatest and brightest, we have got different nations which might be attempting to do one thing for us day-after-day,” he stated.
He stated he is pleased with the work this system does, and is happy to see how this grant pushes it ahead.
“It is superb, it is a true privilege, I’ve skilled 400 individuals and now I get to coach 80 extra,” he stated.