First Session - COMPLETED
Day One: Introduction to CyberSecurity
Represent IT is a free and virtual CyberSecurity-based program meant to encourage interest in the field, bring to light the need for increased representation in IT, provide educational resources for students to learn critical CyberSecurity concepts, and give participants opportunities to network with guest speakers from the industry and learn from their experiences in the field.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN...
Linux is an operating system that is free and open-source, meaning that anyone can look through its code. Getting to know Linux is important, as most security tools are built for the Linux operating system.
CRYPTOGRAPHY & FORENSICS
Computer forensics is the process of examining digital media in order to identify, preserve, recover, and analyze, then presenting facts about that digital information, while Cryptography refers to the study of secure communications techniques
Learning to program is a key step in understanding how computers work, with many programs being created to help create tools to complete tasks quickly and efficiently. Python is simple and easy to learn a language that is used regularly by professionals in information security.
Join a Community
Meet with other girls interested and excited about CyberSecurity and Technology, and network with professionals in the industry!
Build Skills & Add to your Resume
Learn real-world skills in CyberSecurity and add a certificate of completion to your resume when you attend all days of a program session
Win & Receive Cool Prizes
Attend all days of a program session to receive a swag bag and compete in a CyberSecurity competition on the final day of the program to win prizes and show-off your CyberSecurity knowledge!