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USF CyberCamp

Registration for Summer 2021 is now open! 

Are you a high school student interested in learning more about computers and cybersecurity? 

The USF CyberCamp encourages high school students (grades 9-12) from across the Tampa Bay area to pursue careers in the rapidly growing cybersecurity industry. The program helps students learn what being an ethical hacker is all about.

Supported by local cybersecurity student groups and industry leaders, USF CyberCamp participants explore cybersecurity careers while networking with industry professionals within the Tampa-area cybersecurity community. The USF CyberCamp curriculum is supported by Florida CyberHub resources and lesson plans from the Florida Center for Instructional Technology

CyberCamp students participate in simulated cybersecurity exercises and explore topics including:

  • Introduction to computer operating systems such as Windows and Linux
  • Basic programming and coding
  • Network setup and security
  • Hardening and other security techniques for networks and devices
  • Tools attackers use to perform recon on their targets
  • How and why attackers perform password cracking, network sniffing, and other types of cyber attacks
  • Social engineering
  • Basic cyber defense strategies, including the tools used to defend systems and networks
  • Careers in cybersecurity

Register for the Summer 2021 Session of USF CYBERCAMP

Dates: July 12-16, 2021
Location: Virtual
Cost: $299/student

Due to University of South Florida’s regulations regarding COVID-19, the USF CyberCamp will be held in a fully online format. Students will work through hands-on cybersecurity exercises with experts virtually, engage with lectures from industry and community leaders, and network with cybersecurity students and professionals during this five-day camp.

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Thank You to our USF CyberCamp Sponsors 

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