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Marshall Academy Opens For Summer Cyber Camp

Marshall A Governor’s STEM Academy’s national award winning Cyber: IT Program partners with SySTEMic Solutions, Northern Virginia Community College’s regional K-16 STEM outreach initiative, to host two Cyber Camps: Cyber Basics and Cyber Advanced at Marshall High School (7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) on June 18 – 22 from 9.a.m – 3 p.m for grades 9 – 12. The Cyber Camps are designed to provide rising ninth to twelfth grade students with knowledge and hands-on experience in cyber security and introduce them to the many career opportunities in the growing field.

Basic Cyber Camp: This one week camp is for rising 9th – 12th graders and is a fast paced advanced camp in Cybersecurity. This camp is designed to provide students with knowledge in topics such as defensive and offensive strategies, practices and tools, advanced networking concepts, virtual and cloud security and malware as well as internet-of-things security.

Advanced Cyber Camp: This one week camp is for rising 9th – 12th graders and is a fast paced advanced camp in Cybersecurity. This camp is designed to provide students with knowledge in topics such as defensive and offensive strategies, practices and tools, advanced networking concepts, virtual and cloud security and malware as well as internet-of-things security.

The advanced camp is for students who have participated in an advanced cybersecurity camp before, attended the basic cybersecurity last year and fully grasp the concepts presented there or have participated in a CyberPatriot competition within the last two years.

Students must bring their own laptop with the minimum specifications: an i5 or comparable AMD processor (NO Macs/Apple based laptops), 6 GB of RAM and 20 GB free hard drive space available.

For more information and to register, visit nvcc.edu/systemic/camps.html