OLLU re-designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense
Dec 13, 2022
OLLU has been re-designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through 2027.
Vanessa Clark, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Security (CISS) and CISS Program Chair, received a congratulatory letter from the National Security Agency (NSA).
“Your ability to meet the increasing demands of the program criteria will serve the nation well in contributing to the protection of the National Information Infrastructure,” wrote Karen Leuschner, National CAE Program Manager. “The National Cyber Strategy … addresses the critical shortage of professionals with cybersecurity skills and highlights the importance of higher education as a solution to defending America’s cyberspace ...
“We appreciate your participation in this program and look forward to seeing you in the future.”