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Creating a White Hat nation

NSF - Josh Pauli, Director of the CyberCorps program at Dakota State University, explains what it takes to train an army of ethical cybersecurity experts.

CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service is a unique program designed to strengthen the cadre of cybersecurity professionals who protect the government's critical information infrastructure.

Supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the program provides scholarships to students who in turn work for the federal, state, local, or tribal government or related organizations after graduating. The program is offered at 55 college and universities, with more added every year and has placed more than 1,700 well-trained experts at 140 agencies across the U.S.

Josh Pauli leads the CyberCorps program at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, South Dakota. Below he describes his experiences and offers his perspective on what it means to train ethical cybersecurity experts.

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