Florida Center for Cybersecurity

Summer Programs for High School Students

Cyber Defense Boot Camp

During this weeklong program, presented by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity (FC2), computer savvy high school students will engage with the USF Whitehatters Computer Security Club (WCSC) to learn hands-on techniques focused on defending an infrastructure from attackers. Participants gain a practical learning experience and perspective on the growing field of cybersecurity and gain career insight from industry professionals. At the conclusion of this fast-paced program, students test their skills against a controlled cyber attack simulation.

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GenCyber Summer Camp

GenCyber, funded through a grant from the National Security Agency, is free for students! This includes lunches and a Raspberry Pi 3 computer. The camp is open to high school students grades 10-12.

GenCyber aims to help students understand correct and safe online behavior, increase diversity and build interest in cybersecurity and careers in the cybersecurity workforce. The program is offered in partnership with FC2, the USF College of Education and the Florida Center for Instructional Technology. Students from the USF Whitehatters Computer Security Club serve as mentors.

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Dr. Nathan Fisk (center) assists two students during the 2015 GenCyber Camp.