Universities, NSA partnering on cybersecurity programs

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Universities across the country are racing to prepare the next generation of cybersecurity experts before a major cyberattack leaves the country's networks struggling to reboot.

Nearly 200 schools have partnered with the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to meet the growing need.

The NSA, headquartered in Fort Meade, Md., and the homeland security department have partnered with 181 schools to come up with new programs in hopes of drawing more students to the booming field while securing the nation's information infrastructure.

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