CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACADEMIA SERVING BLACKS & MINORITIES:
Fostering Risk Management and Cybersecurity Training Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions
African-Americans make up only three percent of the information security analysts in the U.S in a field where jobs are expected to grow 18 percent through 2024.
As with any business or organization, colleges and universities face significant risk to operations when financial losses occur. Because Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) often have limited resources, the impact of unforeseen problems -- declining enrollment, rising operational costs, financial deficits, changes to state or federal funding -- can be crippling.