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State Legislature approves $1 million for Auburn University’s expanding focus on cyber security

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University is expanding its research, education, workforce development and economic development in the growing cyber security field. As one of the strategic initiatives supported by the Office of the Vice President for Research, cyber continues to be a focus for Auburn University.

Government officials report that cyber espionage ranks among the top threats to the U.S.

“Cyber concerns range from disabling the electrical grid to hacking into financial institutions to stealing intellectual property,” said retired Lt. Gen. Ron Burgess.

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