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Friday, June 3 • 1:00pm - 1:35pm
Afternoon Keynote |Teaching Cybersecurity: Demystifying the Pathway to the Cybersecurity Workforce (hybrid)

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Join me to explore the cybersecurity conundrum that both students and teachers experience.  Since cybersecurity will be an integral part of EVERY job in the workforce in the future, it helps to bring an understanding of it into all disciplines.  Let’s look at some examples of cybersecurity avenues for you and your students to learn about the breadth and depth of cybersecurity.  Where do you start? There are many frameworks in education and industry. We will explore a few of these concepts and principles that help you to orient your approach and understanding of cybersecurity. We will also hear some stories that demonstrate bringing cybersecurity into different disciplines, explore the current cybersecurity workforce demand and stats, and learn about some resources you can bring into your classroom to create an interdisciplinary approach to cybersecurity in any classroom.  

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Gretchen Bliss

Cybersecurity Programs Director, UCCS
Ms. Bliss is the Cybersecurity Program Director at UCCS.  She and her team are working to expand cybersecurity across the 6 Colleges at UCCS.  In addition to the long-standing cybersecurity programs at Engineering and Applied Science, the past year the School of Education, School... Read More →

Friday June 3, 2022 1:00pm - 1:35pm MDT
The Valley