Montgomery Plans Cybersecurity Training Center

Tools

By Alabama News Network
By Jamie Langley

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The city of Montgomery is planning a new $20 million, cyber security education center.

 

P

lans call for the center to unite instruction from Alabama State University, Auburn Montgomery and Troy University under one roof.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

Organizers have submitted a proposal to the Alabama Legislature outlining plans for the state-of-the-art facility. The hope is that it could be used by businesses, governments and others for data security training, degree programs and certification. It would include public meeting space as well as dedicated instruction areas for each of the participating universities.

 

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said that bringing all of the entities together would create a "critical mass" of students while also giving the city a chance to offer certification programs that aren't currently available.

 

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

CBS 8 News and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.





This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Poll

Should Alabama Allow TV Cameras in Courtrooms?

  • Yes
  • No

What's onFull Schedule

Hot Video From AP

AP Video