MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University is hosting a workshop on cyber security for high school students and high school technology teachers. The event takes place 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday – Friday, July 29 – Aug. 2.
The purpose of this workshop is to teach the basic skills needed to defend against cyber attacks, hacking, identity theft and digital crimes. Specifically, the workshop will include information about different types of attacks, hands-on router configuration, modern forensics, ethical issues and basic programming, cryptography and networking. Students will be given information about this field as a career option.
The cost is $20. Limited scholarships are available. To register before the Friday, July 19 deadline, contact the NMU Seaborg Science Center at 906-227-2002 or e-mail Seaborg@nmu.edu.