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Program to draw girls to cybersecurity


April 11, 2019

A Girls-only cybersecurity program entitled ‘Girls Go CyberStart,’ which has officially launched today, is the result of a partnership between Alabama’s Gov. Kay Ivey and 26 other state governors and SANS Institute.

It is designed to encourage more young women to enter into the cybersecurity sector and reduce the digital skills gap in America.

Girls who want to participate in the free program do not need any experience in gaming or computer science, but must be at least 13 years old and enrolled in grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 grade at a public or private school (or the homeschool equival...

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