Mercyhurst, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland State form North Coast Cyber Research and Training Alliance

Three academic institutions – Mercyhurst University, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University – each maintain nationally recognized programs in the science of cybersecurity. Today, they announced plans to share their individual expertise and collectively form the North Coast Cyber Research and Training Alliance to propel advances in the expanding field.

The agreement to jointly develop cybersecurity education, research and training programs in Western Pennsylvania and Northeast Ohio will leverage the unique combination of strengths of the three schools:

ErieID CEO named to Mayor’s Business Council

(Issued 2/22/18 in collaboration with the Office of Erie Mayor Joe Schember and Mercyhurst University)

GoErie: Downtown Erie Innovation District hopes to be game-changer

The plan for Erie’s innovation district calls for a focus on cyber security and safety in the new economy, working to establish security needed for what’s often referred to as the Internet of Things.

Karl Sanchack, installed four months ago as CEO of the Downtown Erie Innovation District, hopes the public will be patient. Developing a job-creating innovation district focused on security, intelligence and safety could take time, he said.

But he wants to be clear about one thing: He’s thinking big.