CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service at KU


The University of Kansas will host an NSF/NSA GenCyber Summer Camp for Teachers July 29th - August 2nd, 2019. The camp curriculum is a slightly more advanced camp than the beginners camp of 2018. General goals are: (1) Increase interest in cybersecurity and diversity in the cybersecurity workforce of the nation, (2) Help all students understand correct and safe on-line behavior, (3) Improve teaching methods and cybersecurity content for K-12 curricula.  

Camp Program 2019

Monday 07/29
9am             Opening Remarks & Getting to Know Your Colleagues
9:30am        Introduction to Cybersecurity
11am           Lecture 1: Introduction to Cryptography
1:30pm        Lab 1: Plate Cipher
2:30pm        Lecture 2: Blockchain & GenCyber Coins
3:30pm        Team Project: Cryptographic Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday 07/30
9am             Lecture 3: WiFi Security
10am           Lab 2: Hack Your Home Network
11am           Lesson Plan 1: WiFi Security
1:00pm        Lecture 4: Mobile Security
2:00pm        Lab 3: App Permission Fundamentals
3:00pm        Lesson Plan 2: Mobile Security
4:00pm        Discussion 1: Student Clubs

Wednesday 07/31
9am            Lecture 5: Internet Security
10am          Lab 4: Web Injection Attacks
11am          Lesson Plan 3: Internet Security
1:00pm       Lecture 6: IoT Security
2:00pm       Lab 5: Falling Drones
3:00pm       Lesson Plan 4: IoT Security
4:00pm       Panel: Cybersecurity and K-12 Education

Thursday 08/01
9am             Lecture 7: Social Engineering
10am           Lab 6: Phishing Factory
11am           Lesson Plan 5: Social Engineering
1:00pm        Lecture 8: Privacy and Cyber Bullying
2:00pm        Lab 7: Privacy and Cyber Bullying
3:00pm        Lesson Plan 6: Privacy and Cyber Bullying
4:00pm        Discussion 3: Diversity in Cybersecurity Education

Friday 08/02
9am            Offensive and Defensive Security
1pm            Scavenger Hunt


Eligibility and Logistics

All program participants must reside in the United States and be a K-12 teacher at a school in the United States. Space is limited and when the camp is full, you will be placed on a waiting list and notified when a spot becomes available. Please contact Noelle Uhler at nuhler@ku.edu1 with any questions regarding the stipend, which is based on travel distance and covers travel, lodging (if necessary) and all meals except lunch, which is provided by the camp.


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