FutureForward Bollman hosts their 2nd Annual CyberSlam
FutureForward at Bollman will be hosting their 2nd Annual CyberSlam on Friday, October 6th, 2023 during National Cybersecurity Awareness month. High school students are invited to join us for this one day event where they learn about Cybersecurity and careers in the Cybersecurity Pathway. These careers can fall under business, computer science, and even criminal justice. During the event students will attend 2 - 1 hour hands-on workshops, network with post-secondary institutions in Colorado with accredited Cybersecurity programs and industry professionals and hear from experts in the field during a career panel.
We are asking that students register by Friday, September 29th in order to ensure we have a proper count for food. The event is FREE thanks to the sponsorship of the Five Star Foundation. The Five Star Foundation is sponsoring lunch for this event. Lunch will be provided by our ProStart Students.
Hands-on workshops include: Cyber Range Activities, Live demonstration of the Enigma and learning about encryption and decryption, Investigating career pathways and more.
Post-secondary institutions include: United States Air Force Academy, UCCS - (Specifically their Criminal Justice Pathway), Colorado State University, Regis University, Colorado School of Mines, and Red Rocks Community College.
Industry Participants include: Adams 12 IT, Varo Money, A-lign, Capital One, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Pagoda, Dark Enterprises, IntePros Consulting, CableLabs, and Cyber.org
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