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Forsyth Tech’s Mission for the Crosby Scholars AMMPED and SHE Technology/Cyber Initiative is to share with students and their parents the opportunities and resources that Forsyth Tech provides for rising 9th-12th graders.

The informational session included
• Forsyth Technical Community College Process & Resources
• Career Pathways and Scholarship Opportunities
• Career and College Promise
• Davis iTEC Information Technology Program Overview
• Minority Male Mentoring Initiative Program
• Security Operations Center (SOC) Lab

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Forsyth Tech will be accepting applications for the 2019 6th and 7th Grade Girls GenCyber Camp from July 15-19 is here! Please click this link to register.

Applications will close by June 23th at midnight and the students accepted will be contacted by July 3rd. An email will be sent to those accepted containing a “Pre-Camp Survey” to be completed promptly. If you need additional information, contact Shelby Gourley at sgourley@forsythtech.edu / 336.734.7638 or Dr. Deanne Wesley at dwesley@forsythtech.edu.

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On November 13 and 26, 2018, the Girl Scout Brownie Troop from Winston-Salem NC learned how to create and code their own robots using Kamigami Robots. The camp featured the programming and security of robots, designing a robot from scratch and finally building and showcasing robots on the second night.

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Forsyth Tech hosted the 2018 Sustainable Cyber Workforce Summit. The summit’s goal is to build global awareness to sustainable cyber careers with industry partnerships utilizing the NICE Framework to address the skills gap and map job growth to industry needs. 

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Forsyth Tech faculty continues to bring cybersecurity awareness to rising 7th and 8th graders at Mineral Springs Middle School. The students attended a cybersecurity breakout workshop which reinforced the 10 cybersecurity principles and the learned to work as a team and use critical thinking skills.
The 10 Principles are:
  • Domain Separation
  • Process Isolation
  • Layering
  • Modularization
  • Leaset Privilage
  • Information Hiding
  • Abstraction
  • Simplicity
  • Minimization
The workshop was facilitated by Dr Deanne Wesley in March of 2018.

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Palo Alto in partnership with  Forsyth Tech has a very exciting event coming up at Forsyth Tech Community College. The event on June 22, 2017 is designed to give your students a free day of training and up to 2 attempts to take the new Palo Alto Cybersecurity Essentials exam for FREE!!  Any interested students can register for the June 22 event at:  https://paloaltonetworksacademy-conference.eventbrite.com.

In addition, Palo Alto is offering free training for faculty on the new 8.0 Palo Alto Courseware.  Faculty can register for the training class at https://academy-regional-training.eventbrite.com.