Piracy of colonial pipelines is just one of the many recent and ongoing challenges of cybersecurity.
Here on our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, there is now a cybersecurity training program through the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
UTC is one of four universities involved in this NSA-funded project.
It is designed to prepare students for jobs that are in demand across the country, now and for decades to come.
Earlier this year, Steve Reiter joined UTC as project coordinator.
I spoke with him and John Freeze, director of the UTC Vocational Education Center.