Friday, December 5, 2014

Angus King touts Maine University System’s role in preventing cyber ‘Pearl Harbor’ - Seth Koenig, Bangor Daily News

Warning that the “next Pearl Harbor” will be a cyber attack against the nation’s infrastructure, U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, on Friday announced that the University of Maine System is the first in the country to receive the NSA’s stamp of approval for its cyber security program. The U.S. National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated Maine’s public universities collectively to be a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, a distinction which has been given to about 130 individual institutions, but never before a full university system.

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