Gov. Asa Hutchinson, right, presents Dr. Albert Baker, left, chair of the Department of Computer Science at UA Little Rock, and Dr. Erin Finzer, center, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at UA Little Rock, with a certificate honoring their recent workforce development grant by the Arkansas Office of Skills Development.

UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $1.96 million workforce development grant to fund further development of the Cyber Learning Network (CyberLearN) – a regional cyber-learning partnership with six other schools in the University of Arkansas System to address Arkansas’s talent gap in cybersecurity. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network”

A collaboration with UA Little Rock, UA Pine Bluff, the Forge Institute and Axiom was announced at a press conference Wednesday to establish the Consortium for Cyber Innovation with the purpose of developing and aligning cyber education and growing applied research capabilities in the state.

UA Little Rock, Forge Institute, and UAPB Announce Creation of Consortium for Cyber Innovation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has partnered with the Forge Institute and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to establish the Consortium for Cyber Innovation (CCI) to meet the country’s growing need for skilled cybersecurity professionals. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Forge Institute, and UAPB Announce Creation of Consortium for Cyber Innovation”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with a higher education consortium led by the University of Louisville to offer an online Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA).

UA Little Rock will offer cybersecurity certificate through higher education partnership

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with a higher education consortium led by the University of Louisville to offer an online Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program funded by the National Security Agency (NSA). Continue reading “UA Little Rock will offer cybersecurity certificate through higher education partnership”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

Forge Institute Partners with UA Little Rock’s Cyber Arena to support NSA-sponsored Cybersecurity Summer Camp in Arkansas

The Forge Institute has announced a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cyber Arena, the cybersecurity-focused lab within the Department of Computer Science. The initiative will support the first National Security Agency (NSA)-sponsored GenCyber Summer Camp in Arkansas for 7th-12th graders. Continue reading “Forge Institute Partners with UA Little Rock’s Cyber Arena to support NSA-sponsored Cybersecurity Summer Camp in Arkansas”

UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Forge Institute have partnered to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce development in Arkansas by providing academic credit for those who complete professional development courses in cybersecurity at the Forge Institute. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce”

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UA Little Rock joins coalition to launch health care cybersecurity curriculum and pilot focused on veterans and first responders

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of a coalition of universities and industry partners that are developing a curriculum to increase cybersecurity talent focused on health care with $6.3 million in funding from the National Security Agency.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock joins coalition to launch health care cybersecurity curriculum and pilot focused on veterans and first responders”

Women in Cybersecurity Virtual Event

UA Little Rock to host Women in Cybersecurity Virtual Event

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center is teaming up with Girls of Promise and the Museum of Discovery to host a Women in Cybersecurity virtual event from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month and International Day of the Girl.

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UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is introducing a new four-year degree program in cybersecurity in the fall 2021 semester to help meet the rising demand for cybersecurity professionals.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to offer new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity”