Local GenCyber Summer Program

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Local GenCyber Summer Program

What is the GenCyber Program?

For the fourth consecutive year, USD has been hosting the GenCyber Academy of Excellence; a week-long program focused on the technical aspects of cybersecurity, including core concepts guided by Cyber-First Principals

Program Activities: Formal instruction from USD faculty, industry experts and community leaders - Hands-on experience with cybersecurity defense tools - Team projects to solve cybersecurity problems- Field trips to cybersecurity organizations in the San Diego area - World of Work and cybersecurity career development for students

Who is the GenCyber Summer Program For?

The objective of the program is to inspire a new generation of college bound students

into the emerging and critical cybersecurity field. Incoming college bound 10th, 11th and 12th graders interested in acquiring cybersecurity skills and exploring cybersecurity as a career goal.

There is no cost to participate.

In order to stimulate learning and encourage future professionals to the cyber industry, the National Security Agency (NSA) has awarded funding to the University of San Diego to provide this program. Materials and meals are included.

How to Apply? Admission to the GenCyber Summer Program is through an application process. Space is limited and there is no guarantee of admittance. If you have questions regarding this program or the application process, please contact us at:cybercenter@sandiego.edu.

Please follow the link below to apply.