Almost four years ago, CBC started a two-year program in cyber security education. Fast forward to present time and CBC is officially certified by the NSA as "National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense."

It's possible that the future of cyber defense will have a great deal of association with Columbia Basin College with a total of 62 students currently enrolled in the course.

Karen Leuschner who heads the Centers of Academic Excellence with NSA wrote a letter to the school saying that their efforts will "serve the nation well."

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