Cyber Warriors: A Comprehensive Introduction to
Cybersecurity Tools and Techniques
Program Highlights: This camp will introduce students to the world of white-hat hacking and penetration testing. Starting with a comprehensive introduction of foundational cybersecurity principles, this camp will introduce participants to the various toolkits and approaches used to compromise and secure vulnerable computer and network systems, applications, and protocols. Students will be mentored towards pursuing advanced technical or research-focused careers in the exciting field of cybersecurity. They will also be exposed to the ground-breaking cybersecurity research currently taking place in the Computer Science department at UTSA. This course will be taught by Prof. Murtuza Jadliwala in a highly interactive setting within a small group of students.
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Evaluation and Acceptance:
Evaluation and Acceptance: Enrollment is very limited, so apply early. Women, minority and students from low-income families are highly encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until July 6th 2021 and admittance/acceptance decisions will be emailed soon after that. Admittance to the camp will be competitive and will be based on the student's statement of purpose, background and academic preparation, and CV.
$100 for each student accepted to the program (paid on-line) as commitment to attend the program. Students/parents facing economic difficulties/hardships are encouraged to apply, and can request waiver of registration fee, with statements/notes from their school counselors