Encrypt, defend and exploit. In our expanding cyber world nothing is secure, only well-protected. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cybersecurity jobs are expected to grow at 28% from 2016 to 2026. Dive into the world of cyber security as you practice applying concepts centered on HTTP protocol, authentication issues, web-application-logic flaws, and other security issues. Learn to examine compiled software, determine its purpose, and analyze its weaknesses. Train to recognize the vulnerability inherent in the web, from scraping personal information to phishing. Students will be exposed to careers in this fast-growing field through activities such as field trips and industry professional guest speakers.
Students who attend CyberAcademy may also be interested in our new one-day workshop at Intel on August 21st: Open Source Programming: Make & Hack.
We recommend that students become familiar with and practice typing skills prior to programming classes--the faster you type, the faster you code! Click here for free online games and tutorials.