For Immediate Release

October 5, 2015

Contact: Harrison Redoglia (



Academy Unveils New Report on Cybersecurity Education

Report Released October 8th on Capitol Hill



WASHINGTON, DC – The National Academy of Public Administration on October 8th will unveil a new report, Increasing the Effectiveness of the Federal Role in Cybersecurity Education. The Academy’s report was sponsored by Deloitte & Touche LLP and the Center for Internet Security.


With cybersecurity an increasingly urgent concern for both the government and the private sector, the Academy conducted an assessment of the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE) and the CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program in order to recommend ways to enhance the federal role in cybersecurity education, as well as strengthen the ability of students and employers to make informed decisions about cybersecurity education and professional development. The Academy report makes recommendations to support the federal government in furthering its development of skilled cybersecurity professionals.

What:              Release of Increasing the Effectiveness of the Federal Role in Cybersecurity Educationreport

When:              Thursday, October 8, 9:00 am

Where:             Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC-208, First Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20515

Who:               -Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE)

                        -Dave Wennergren, Vice President of Technology, Public Services Council

                        -Karen Evans, National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

                        -Mike Marshall, Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

                        -Steve Spano, President and COO, Center for Internet Security; Brigadier

                                    General, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

                        -Joe Mitchell, Director of Project Development, National Academy of

                                    Public Administration


Media RSVP:  Harrison Redoglia (

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