UMBC Student Wins Cybersecurity Scholarship


Originally Posted on Technical.ly Baltimore By: Tyler Waldman  Rising senior Victoria Lentz was one of 11 winners of a scholarship aimed at supporting women interested in cybersecurity. Only 10-15 percent of the cybersecurity workforce is female, according to a recent study. Victoria Lentz sometimes looks around her classes to find she’s the only woman around. “I’ve had […]

ACSA Teams With HP and CRA-W to Increase Cyber Security Scholarships for Women


Originally posted on Market Wired HP Grants $250,000 to the Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) WASHINGTON, DC— Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA), the non-profit sponsor of major cybersecurity research conferences, announced the expansion of the “Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security” (SWSIS) through relationships with HP, and the Computing Research Association’s Committee on […]

HP Grants $250,000 to Scholarship for Women Studying IT Security


Company pushes to close skills gap by partnering with academic institutions worldwide SAN FRANCISCO — HP today announced that it will grant $250,000 to the Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS) program, and will work closely with academic institutions worldwide to develop course content to help students learn the fundamentals of IT security. The […]