Cal Poly announces $100000 grant to help fund research and training at CA Cybersecurity Institute

A $100,000 grant from the Silicon Valley Foundation will help Cal Poly’s California Cybersecurity Institute (CCI) protect critical infrastructures, starting with a hackathon on November 4.

The grant will help promote cybersecurity for both private and public infrastructure. Critical infrastructure vital to the country’s economic well-being and health and security has sectors in financial services, government facilities, healthcare, and agriculture. CCI will be able to research infrastructure protection with private industry, academia and public entities, including policymakers.

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