Maine Cyber Security Cluster. WHO WE ARE…. University of Southern Maine and the Maine System State and Local Government Business and Industry National Guard. What we do …. Cyber risk is increasing in Maine. To combat and mitigate the risk, MCSC will :
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Cyber risk is increasing in Maine. To combat and mitigate the risk, MCSC will:
To establish the Maine Cyber Security Cluster brand, as a Center of Excellence in Cyber Security, within 5 to 10 years as:
a magnet for students wishing to obtain degrees and certifications in cyber security technologies
Funded in 2012 by The Maine Technology Institute, MEIF, and Business and Industry to addresslimitations within the Maine workforce and enhance economic development in IT for a three-year period .
Increaseresearch and development and cyber security workforce education
Develop the Cluster to be self-sustaining at the conclusion of the grant.
The first in Maine, as a shared and secure testing and evaluation environment
Will allow private and public entities to refine their technology infrastructures and code on the fly
The laboratory is one of three areas of MCSC
Federal and State Government Involvement
Maine Office of Information Technology (OIT)
Admiral William Leigher (Pentagon)
US Secret Service and the Maine State Police
2ndAnnual Conference: State of IT in Maine
Save the Date!
November 8, 2013
University of Southern Maine
Dave, Melissa, and Kim will talk about the CSO, the Anti-Hacker Toolkits, and the Small Business Cyber Security Guide that grew out of courses at USM.