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Cybersecurity with CYBER.ORG using a Cyber Range

In this hands-on session, you will use a cyber range to showcase attack and defend style labs using a Kali Linux and Windows OS. Attendees will learn how to implement Cybersecurity in your classroom with the help of CYBER.ORG’s free Cybersecurity course. The content developers will also cover real-world case studies and the 150+ lessons (containing teacher notes, presentation materials, and quizzes) that come with the course.

In partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, CYBER.ORG’s Cybersecurity course is designed for 9-12 cybersecurity classrooms at no cost to the educators/schools. Aligned to CompTIA’s SY0-601 Security+ objectives, this course is aimed at preparing students to become workforce-ready by exploring the threats and vulnerabilities of cybersecurity. 

This session will utilize/showcase the following labs:

– Credential Harvesting Lab
– Phishing Lab
– Brute Force Lab
– Denial of Service Lab
– Web Application Attack Labs

Presenters: Joseph MacAdam & Jonathan Bartles

Joe MacAdam is a Curriculum Development Specialist for CYBER.ORG, focusing on High School content. Prior to CYBER.ORG, Joe spent 4 years teaching a variety of subjects – Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, and CYBER.ORG’s own Cyber Literacy, Cyber Science, and Physics – in New Orleans, LA. 6 years ago, Joe and his family moved to North Carolina and he started working for CYBER.ORG, writing and editing high school curriculum and leading Professional Development in CYBER.ORGcontent for teachers across the country. Joe currently is the curricula lead for CYBER.ORG’s Cybersecurity/CTE high school track. He obtained his Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics from The Ohio State University and his Masters in the Art of Teaching from the University of New Orleans.

Pre-Conference (2.5 hours)- Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 – Registration Fee $50

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