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Solving complex crimes: Cybersecurity grads fight global threat

Do suspicious emails from unknown senders make you nervous? Can you swipe your credit card or make online purchases without worrying your financial information and identity are at risk because a company’s database may be hacked?

Have no fear. The next generation of cybercrime fighters are preparing to take on this challenge at Illinois State’s Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education. State Farm provided a $3M grant to help develop the future workforce of cybersecurity professionals.

Read the full story from ISU: Solving complex crimes: Illinois State University cybersecurity grads fight global threat


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