Kickoff Event April 5 for New B.S. in Cybersecurity

WHAT: Kickoff event announcing the new bachelor of science degree in cybersecurity. WHO: Special guest speaker will be James Andrew Lewis, director and senior fellow with the Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. Lewis is one of the foremost international experts on cybersecurity, and he was the project director for the CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency. Lewis appears frequently in the media and serves on several federal advisory boards. WHEN: 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 5 WHERE: Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building, Room 201 DETAILS: Cyber networks are relied upon to control and manage critical infrastructures, including transportation, electricity and banking. Economic prosperity depends on strong cyber security systems built on the backbone of resilient cyber infrastructure. Southeast’s cybersecurity program will have a broad-based focus on both information assurance and computer forensics in a variety of application areas and will prepare graduates to meet workforce needs in government, business, and industrial sectors that are concerned about issues relating to cybersecurity.