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NMU faculty and students learn new automotive cybersecurity system

Funded by a $2.4 million Marshall Plan for Cyber Talent Grant, a group of Northern Michigan University faculty and students is training to use a new cybersecurity system — using car monitors and a dashboard simulator to learn how vehicles operate through coding.

In a matter of months, NMU students will be learning how specific coding goes from the computer to the dashboard. Trainees are also on track to teach kids of all ages about the system. Read more here.

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