Georgia Southern University Center for Applied Cyber Education signs Education Partnership Agreement with Air Force cyber unit | Newsroom | Georgia Southern University

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First of its kind, collaboration provides unique opportunities for students Georgia Southern University Center for Applied Cyber Education (CACE) has signed an Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the 688th Cyberspace Wing (688 CW). The partnership with the Air Force cyberspace organization, which is responsible for defending Air Force cyber assets and strengthening the nation’s ability to withstand and respond to cyber attacks, offers unique research and educational opportunities for Georgia Southern’s students and faculty, explained CACE Executive Director Scott Scheidt. “As of now, we are the only academic organization in the country that has a direct EPA with the 688 CW,” said Scheidt. “The collaboration supports research and development activities for Georgia Southern faculty and students across multiple disciplines, allowing them access to defense laboratory projects that would not otherwise be available in an educational environment.” Under this agreement, 688 CW