West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
WVU Parkersburg joins national watch center consortium.
CONTACT: Doug Weaver, associate professor of computer science, 304-424-8330.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg has joined a national watch center consortium that focuses on building and maintaining a stronger information security/assurance workforce.
As a member of the CyberWATCH Center, WVU Parkersburg will be involved in collaborating with other institutions to share best practices, methodologies, curricula, course modules and materials.
The consortium consists of higher education institutions, business and government agencies. Currently, 26 community colleges and universities in the Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia region are partners in the watch center. WVU Parkersburg is the state's only college in the consortium.
Doug Weaver, associate professor of computer science, is WVU Parkersburg's representative on CyberWATCH, which is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
WVU Parkersburg serves as a Cisco Networking Academy and offers various computer technology degrees and national networking certifications.