U.S. universities look for niche in cybersecurity education

There are now nearly 200 U.S. colleges and universities offering National Security Agency-certified degrees in cybersecurity, thanks in part to a federal government effort to tackle rising global cyber-risks by investing in the next generation of front-line professionals. In lieu of broad, generalized degree programs, experts say many schools are choosing to design specialized cybersecurity tracks to focus on niche threats and industries while experimenting with a variety of learning models.

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