NEWS

Delta Risk Chairman Michael Hayden in the News

August 5, 2016

Delta Risk Chairman and Chertoff Group Principal General Michael Hayden wrote an opinion piece for The Washington Times to discuss the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education as the best long-term response to growing cyber threats.

As General Hayden explains, “[Cyber] development is about more than just security. It’s about economic development and, most important, it’s about human opportunity. But we have yet to make the financial investment needed to improve our computer science skills. Only one in four K-12 schools teach any computer science at all. Our universities graduate only 40,000 computer science students annually — plainly inadequate with the roughly 600,000 jobs that go begging.”

Here’s the complete article.