New cybersecurity major aims to take a bite out of internet crime

17 Apr 2022


Cybersecurity has become an issue of personal, national and international concern, with internet attacks harming individuals, businesses, government institutions and drawing scrutiny in U.S. elections.

Americans lost $6.9 billion in cyber crime in 2021, according to the FBI.

Graduates from a new program at University of Wisconsin-Stout will be ready to help. A Bachelor of Science program in cybersecurity approved April 7 by the UW System Board of Regents will train graduates to help meet high demand for professionals in the field.

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