Cybersecurity Training Program GenCyber is Back at University of New Orleans This Summer

University of New Orleans (UNO) professor Golden G. Richard III is bringing back the intensive cybersecurity program designed for high school teachers for the second year in a row.

gencyberGenCyber is funded by both the National Security Agency (NSA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) and will take place July 18-29, 2016 at UNO.

UNO is the only university in the state that is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations by the National Security Agency.

Richard is a digital forensics and computer security expert who will be offering participants the chance to learn from him completely free of charge, including lodging, travel and meals.

The goals of this program are to increase cybersecurity awareness and expertise among high school teachers, to facilitate integration of cybersecurity topics into high school curricula, to increase awareness among students of the importance of cybersecurity and associated career opportunities, and to increase enrollment in cybersecurity at the University of New Orleans and other universities nationwide.

Richard says participants can expect to significantly deepen their knowledge of cybersecurity and to prepare them to transition what they learn into their own classrooms. “There is a clear need for increasing the number of high school students interested in cybersecurity in order to meet huge demands for well-trained professionals in both the public and private sectors.”

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