Tech Wins: New cybersecurity project comes to Kansas | Tech salary increases in Pittsburgh

LAWRENCE, KS—A new government-funded research project at the University of Kansas could help improve how companies, the government, and academic institutions respond to the next generation of cyber threats.

LOUISVILLE, KY—The University of Louisville will partner with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on research and education to strengthen the country’s cyber defenses and national security strategy as part of two new academic networks.

PITTSBURGH, PA—The Pittsburgh area led the nation as the region with the highest percentage increase in tech salaries from 2020 to 2021, according to a new report from Dice. Dice found that the Pittsburgh area had an average 2021 tech salary of $98,304, a 14% increase from the prior year and the largest increase compared to 25 other tech hubs included in the report.