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Penn LPS and Penn Engineering Launch Cybersecurity Boot Camp to Grow Philadelphia's Digital Workforce

August 13, 2019 / PR Newswire

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies and School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of a cybersecurity boot camp to be held on Penn's campus. Geared toward adult learners, the Penn Cybersecurity Boot Camp will help supply Philadelphia with more cybersecurity professionals, filling a critical need among employers across the region. "Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of our time when you consider the yearly loss of trillions of dollars and billions of people's privacy," said Professor Boon Thau Loo, Associate Dean of Master's and Professional Programs at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science. "This job-oriented program will provide professionals in the Philly area with the sophisticated tech skills to protect organizations against increasing threats in our digital economy." As more companies go digital and require their own dedicated securi...