CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (August 5, 2019) – The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) has partnered with Evolve Security and 1871 to organize a National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber summer camp that depicts cybersecurity as a rewarding, challenging, interesting and fun career field to girls (12-16 years of age). The primary objective is to inspire teenage girls to consider and pursue careers in cybersecurity. The event is open to the media.
Event: GenCyber Camp for Girl Scouts
Dates: Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 8, 2019
Times: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Daily
Opening Event: Monday, August 5, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Where: 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, #1212, Chicago, IL 60654
Twenty-seven Girl Scouts, will spend five days working on challenging hands-on curriculum to learn about cybersecurity attacks, hardware and software basics, data privacy, ethics, social engineering, hacking, elementary programming, safe online behavior, entrepreneurship and penetration testing. The typical daily schedule will involve classroom instruction on cybersecurity concepts, followed by hands-on demonstrations and group exercises.
About Evolve Security:
Evolve Security is a leading technical cybersecurity company, based in Chicago, Illinois, that delivers security services to companies of all industries and size. Services provided by Evolve Security include, but are not limited to: continuous penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, cloud and application security assessments, policy development, compliance, social engineering and corporate training. Evolve Security also delivers award winning cybersecurity training through its Academy in the form of a 17-week long bootcamp for professionals and students wishing to build their knowledge and hands-on experience in the cybersecurity field. For more information, visit the company website at www.EvolveSecurity.io.