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Rose State College close to receiving $900K grant to expand cyber security program

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Rose State College close to receiving $900K grant to expand cyber security program


>>IF YOU’RE EVER NEAR I-40 AN
RENO AVE IT’S HARD TO MISS THE
BIG BILLBOARD IN THE SKY FOR
ROSE STATE COLLEGE
I’M TOLD THIS GRANT WILL NOT
ONLY HELP THEM BUILD A CYBER SECURITY CENTER BUT MEET THE
INCREASING DEMAND FOR CYBER
SECURITY EXPERTS
IT’S GOING TO BE STATE OF THE
ART.>>THERE WILL BE DIGITAL STU
ALL THROUGH HERE YOU WOULD HAVE
DIGITAL COMPUTERS SET UP.>>PRESIDENT OF ROSE STATE
COLLEGE JEANIE WEBB TELLS ME T
CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM WILL BE
EXPANDED TO SERVE MORE STUDENTS. SHE SAYS THE NEED IS SO HIGH F
CYBER EXPERTS, YOU’RE ALMOST
GUARANTEED A JOB OUT OF SCHOOL.>>JUST THINK ABOUT TINKER AIR
FORCE ALONE THINK ABOUT HOW
IMPORTANT CYBER IS FOR THEM FOR
ALL THEIR AIRPLANES AND BREAKING
INTO ANYTHING MILITARY. THINK ABOUT BANKING AND PEOPLE
GETTING INTO YOUR PERSONAL
STUFF.>>CORNELL WESLEY WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TELLS ME
HE’S FOCUSING ON RETAINING
STUDENTS ONCE THEY GRADUATE. HE SAYS PARTNERSHIPS WITH THE
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS WIL
PLAY A KEY ROLE.>>CYBER SECURITY TOUCHES MA
INDUSTRIES WE HAVE AN ENORMO
AMOUNT OF OPPORTUNITIES TO PLACE
THESE STUDENTS IN PLACES O
EMPLOYMENT, SO THEY DON’T HAVE
TO LEAVE OKLAHOMA.>>OFFICIALS SAY CURRENTLY MORE
THAN 650 STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED
IN THE PROGR

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