IBM Selects Six School Districts to Receive a Total of $3 Million in Education Security Preparedness Grants
IBM News, June 2nd , 2021
June 2, 2021,
Volume 279, Issue 1
School Districts Selected in New York, California, Texas, Florida, Georgia and Colorado
IBM announced it has selected six school districts to receive its IBM Education Security Preparedness Grant, which totals $3 million. The in-kind grant was created to help United States K-12 public school districts proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks. With nearly 1,700 schools, colleges and universities in the U.S. impacted by ransomware in 2020, cyber preparedness is needed more than ever.1 Each grant will sponsor IBM Service Corps teams to deploy to the selected districts and provide in-kind security services with a value of $500,000.
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