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2019 WAWG AFA CyberCamp I

posted Jun 18, 2019, 12:16 PM by Jessica Jerwa   [ updated Jun 18, 2019, 12:17 PM ]
2019 Washington Wing AFA CyberCamp I

From Monday, July 29th, 10:00 to Friday, August 2nd, 20:00

Location: CAP WAWG headquarters at JBLM

AFA CyberCamps are designed for high school and middle school students who are just getting into cybersecurity or who have cybersecurity knowledge and want to learn more. Standard AFA CyberCamps teach beginner students the basics while Advanced AFA CyberCamps incorporates more complex concepts geared towards students who have previously participated in a CyberCamp or participated on a CyberPatriot team. This summer, Washington wing’s AE and IT departments are hosting a Standard AFA CyberCamp.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to CyberPatriot

  • Introduction to Virtual Machines

  • Cyber Ethics

  • Windows 10 (Security Policies, Account Management, File Protections, Auditing & Monitoring)

  • Ubuntu 16 (Terminology & Concepts, Basic User Interface Security, Basic Command Line, Intermediate Security)

  • Competition Day on Friday

The curriculum kit consisting of five (5) four-hour instruction modules, accompanying instructor guides, student workbooks, and demonstration software that will teach students important skills in cybersafety and cybersecurity. The 20-hour curriculum is completed over five days, with the fifth day reserved for a mini-competition. For more information on the AFA CyberSecurity programs please visit AFA CyberCamp, and AFA CyberPatriot website.

Computer equipment and software will be provided by the camp organizers. Program will be supplemented with other computer science concepts taught through activities. In addition, we are planning 3 evening panel discussions on cybersecurity careers:

1 - military cybersecurity / cyberwarfare specialists

2 - computer industry cybersecurity professionals

3 - aerospace industry cybersecurity engineers

See activity website for details!