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CyberWinter Academy

boy at computerCambridge College is proud to announce the 2022 CyberWinter Academy Program. This new, two-day offering will provide students with hands-on exposure to the cybersecurity industry and professionals, while introducing them to key concepts and practical skills involved in pursuing a college degree and career in cyber. Students will have the chance to work through real-world scenarios in a hands-on experience.

Additionally, participation will qualify students for additional benefits from Cambridge College, including potential scholarships to our Cybersecurity bachelor's and certificate programs.

Important Dates & Times

Winter Academy Dates: February 22 to February 23, 2022

Time: 10am to 1pm (EST)

Registration Deadline: February 10, 2022

Enrollment: Accepts taken on a rolling basis. Seats are limited!

 

Students who attended CyberSummer can simply email Alex Morr to apply for the CyberWinter Academy.

All other applicants should start by Registering for CyberWinter Academy via EventBrite.

Register now

 

 

Applicant Profile

High school students in grade 9 to 12 can apply. No prior knowledge of cybersecurity or computer science is required. However, a personal interest in technology and cybersecurity is plus. 

Program Requirements

  • A laptop or desktop computer
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Quiet and/or distraction-free area
  • Up to 8 hours (6 hrs classwork & 2 hrs homework) over the two days
  • Commitment to attend all virtual lessons – no unexcused absences

(Please contact us if any are seen as a barrier to apply)

Program Elements

  • Fundamental cybersecurity concepts
  • Programming fundamentals
  • Anatomy of an attack
  • Threat response
  • Hands-on hacking experience
  • Cyber ethics and privacy issues
  • An introduction to careers in cybersecurity

Program Benefits

  • Free to apply and free to attend
  • Learn from college professors and network with industry experts
  • Skill-building, unique hands-on projects integrated into core learning experience
  • Receive a certificate of completion from Cambridge College
  • Earn preferential admission into Cambridge College undergraduate degree programs

 

Students who attended CyberSummer can simply email Alex Morr to apply for the CyberWinter Academy.

All other applicants should start by Registering for CyberWinter Academy via EventBrite.

Register now