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2017 UNM Summer Cybersecurity Camps Accepting Applications

April 26, 2017

UNM, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, will host two 2017 cybersecurity summer camps for high school students. Camp dates are July 17-21 (basic camp) and July 24-28 (advanced camp). Sessions will start each day at 9 and end at 4. UNM faculty and students will supervise basic camp activities in UNM main campus computer labs and classrooms. Sandia Labs volunteers will provide instruction for the advanced camp.

Each camp can accommodate 35 student participants. Students registering for the advanced camp must have basic computer skills and must complete this year's basic camp, have completed a previous year's basic camp, or have gained basic cybersecurity familiarity via CyberPatriot or similar activities.

Camp topics will include:

  • Information security principles and assessments (both camps)
  • Digital forensics (basic camp)
  • Visit to the FBI Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (basic camp)
  • Attack and defense tools and scenarios (advanced camp)
  • Attack and defense competition (advanced camp)
  • Academic and career pathways in cybersecurity and information assurance (both camps)

Further information and links for online registration can be found at https://ia.mgt.unm.edu/summer-camps/. For more information, contact Vanessa Maez by email.

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