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Showing posts with label cybersecurity education. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cybersecurity education. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

North Alabama shoppers concerned after FBI warns of smart TV hack


North Alabama shoppers concerned after FBI warns of smart TV hack


Article Excerpt: "... use black tape to cover up the camera lens to make sure if anyone is hacking into your camera they are not able to see what’s private in your home," Allen said. She said everyone should update their TVs often. "If you do not update your security patches, then you will not have the most secure software that they have available," Allen said..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Alabama University Teaches Students to ‘Hack for America’


Alabama University Teaches Students to ‘Hack for America’


Article Excerpt: "... The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced the class sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense today. The course teaches students to work with defense and intelligence agencies to solve unique problems provided by the Defense Department. One problem has already been proposed for UAH by the Missile Defense Agency at Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal...UAH course catalog..."


Reference: www.govtech.com

Friday, August 31, 2018

Invest in your teens future with U.S. Cyber Camp, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s newest STEM camp


Invest in your teens future with U.S. Cyber Camp, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s newest STEM camp


The U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s newest STEM camp, U.S. Cyber Camp, allows trainees to delve into the world of cyber technologies through blended hands-on experiences and challenges. Trainees learn the ethics and responsibilities of personal data security for safeguarding professional networks and the challenge of an expanding internet of things. This program balances individual instruction with team building. Grade 10-12, Ages 15-18 (2019) $1,599** (includes a Raspberry Pi computer, which students will build and take home.) U.S. Cyber Camp assumes no prior knowledge in cybersecurity and requires only a basic understanding of computers. Students are introduced to careers, meet professionals working in cyber fields and take a tour of Redstone Arsenal.* *As camp participants will tour a U.S. military base, participation in U.S. Cyber Camp is only open to U.S. citizens. Activities:

  • Build computers and networking systems
  • Explore coding using a Raspberry Pi
  • Learn fundamentals of Python programming within a Linux environment
  • Defend systems against cyber threats
  • Engage with cyber professionals to learn about cyber careers


  • Arrival Window: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (CT)

    Graduation Ceremony: Friday, 1 p.m. (CT)

    Duration: 6 days, 5 nights

    REGISTER HERE


    Reference: www.spacecamp.com
    Note: Raspberry Pi link to Amazon added by Rocket-city.us