mission is to grow and improve cybersecurity education in the United States. The program sponsors summer camps across the nation designed for elementary, middle and high school students and teachers that focus on engaging the learners with sound cybersecurity principles and teaching techniques. GenCyber is a jointly funded effort sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). The GenCyber program follows in the footsteps of successful programs like STARTALK and builds on the successes in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields.
- Increase interest in cybersecurity careers and diversity in the cybersecurity workforce of the Nation
- Help all students understand correct and safe on-line behavior, and how they can be good digital citizens
- Improve teaching methods for delivery of cybersecurity content in K-12 curricula
For more information about the GenCyber program and a listing of the current GenCyber camps, visit the GenCyber home page.