The Education Department has released a series of papers outlining how they propose to increase program integrity and institutional quality in higher education, building on the Biden Administration's longstanding mission to improve school accountability.
The country's leaders made it clear at a panel this past Tuesday that there are federal dollars available to meet cybersecurity's booming workforce demands. Colleges are responding by either creating new programs for this upcoming academic year or strengthening their existing ones.
The U.S. joined Australia, India and Japan in the Quad Cyber Challenge, a resource-sharing initiative to raise attention around cyber threats against education and government institutions. Education is a key focus of the initiative, as it is now the single-most targeted industry for cyberattacks.