New grant shows bright future for cybersecurity pioneers at ASU's West campus

ASU professor of practice Kim Jones

Kim Jones, director of the Cybersecurity Education Consortium.

Kim Jones, director of the Cybersecurity Education Consortium at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the ASU Foundation's 2017–18 Women and Philanthropy grant for his work on "Building Cybersecurity Warriors." Jones is credited with finding unique cybersecurity solutions that inspire accomplished women in the program to invest in a promising future for students, faculty and communities around the world.

The grant provides over $40,000 in funding to advance Jones' cybersecurity initiatives at ASU's West campus, and he and his team will be honored for their work at a luncheon May 1 at the Camelback Golf Club.