3rd & 4th December, 2018 07:00 am - 06:00 pm

Website: NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference


Grand Hyatt
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, Texas, USA, 78205
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December 3, 2018, 3:55 pm

Bridging the Gap Between Millennials and the Cybersecurity Industry


This presentation discusses different methods that can bridge the gap between millennials and industries in cybersecurity context. It shares success stories as well lessons learned during their outreach efforts at K-12 level. Taking into account author’s experience, this presentation reflects on various research about millennial’s perspective about cybersecurity and what factors need to be incorporated to bridge the existing gap. The authors make a compelling argument that one solution is to increase awareness and education about safe, ethical, and best practices about using technology at high schools.

Hall: Crocket C and D Track: Track 5 Promoting Cyber Awareness Type: Concurrent Session