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Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU


 

High school teachers from 15 states, including Virginia, will learn first-hand about cybersecurity technology and designing curricula to train their students about cybersecurity June 15-19 at James Madison University.

The teachers will be participating in a GenCyber bootcamp funded by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation. The camp is one of 43 being held this year at 29 university and college campuses in 18 states. Now in its second year, the NSA and NSF plan to grow the GenCyber program to 200 camps by 2020.

The 20 teachers signed up for the camp at JMU are from Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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Published: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Last Updated: Thursday, March 17, 2016

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