In celebration of GenCyber 2016 at CalState University San Bernardino, we’re republishing last year’s articles from GenCyber. Enjoy! #HearMeRoar By Berania B Though the GenCyber camp focused on Cyber security, it also had team building and personal development games with Cyber security objectives. These activities ranged from simple games to an actual ropes course located within CSUSB’s campus, but before we had the opportunity … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber
Princess Young, of the National Awareness Programs, Cybersecurity & Communications at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington D.C. taught us to stay safe and be aware of what we say and do online. As participants, we played an advanced game of telephone, where girls were grouped into three sets. The point of the exercise was to show us how when a person types a caption or a comment onto social media, or sends an email to a friend, it could come out completely different. Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber
Scouts from all over the council gathered at California State University San Bernardino for the exciting day camp, GenCyber. Girls attended GenCyber for 5 days to learn about cybersecurity and the joys of computer science. One of the most interesting events during the week long camp was the Raspberry Pi microcomputer training. The Raspberry Pi is a microcomputer that can be used to introduce people to programming, microcomputer design, game making and hacking. Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber
Your cyber adventure awaits! Spaces are limited for this amazing event at Cal State San Bernardino! Following last year’s breakthrough program, GenCyber will again be offering the free, week-long cyber security camp to middle school girls. GenCyber 2016: June 20-24 at Cal State San Bernardino. Industry experts from FaceBook, Google, SIGMAnet, GE, Cisco, and Bank of America are already confirmed. GenCyber 2016 was generously funded … Continue reading Register for GenCyber now!
By Kassidy B Girl Reporter On March 22, 2016, a cyber security workshop was hosted at San Bernardino Valley College for the young Girl Scouts of Troop 2117. This program is called CyberPatriot. CyberPatriot is a program created by the Air Force Association (AFA) to educate young kids about Internet safety. At the heart of the AFA’s CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The competition challenges teams of high … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | The CyberPatriots of Troop 2117
Thank you to our STEM Sponsors for helping to promote STEM programs for Girl Scouts in San Gorgonio Council! Professor Tony Coulson, Director of the Cyber Security Center at California State University, San Bernardino, sent us this great video detailing the importance of last month’s Cyber Security event at CSUSB on December 17. About 200 girls had a chance to explore cyber security and other exciting engineering-based fields with … Continue reading Cyber Security event encourages over 200 Inland girls to invest in STEM futures!
CSUSB Invites IE Girl Scouts To Explore Careers in Cyber-technology! Some 300 IE-area Girl Scouts were invited to Cal State San Bernardino’s Cyber Security Center to get them interested in possible careers in computer software coding, cyber security, and drone surveillance. KVCR’s Natalya Estrada attended the Girl Scout gathering, and filed this report. You can listen to the report here! Continue reading We’re on KVCR!