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Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Invests Approximately $900,000 in Nine Experiential Learning Projects About Technology

The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) is investing about $900,000 in nine experiential learning projects.Dr. Luiz DaSilvaDr. Luiz DaSilva

Some of the funded projects include matters of digital forensics, disinformation, cyber security, and election infrastructure. A full, detailed list can be found here.

The CCI is a Virginia Tech-led initiative that encompasses a network of 41 Virginia higher ed institutes with more than 320 researchers.

β€œThe newly funded experiential learning projects highlight how widespread and varied cybersecurity concerns have become,” said Dr. Luiz DaSilva, CCI executive director. β€œBy giving students hands-on experiences needed for careers in this ever-growing field, we hope to make significant contributions to building a strong cybersecurity workforce for Virginia and the nation.” 

This is the third year that CCI has funded experiential learning programs.

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