Student cybersecurity competition aims to fill California workforce pipeline

Community colleges across California are working together to fill the workforce pipeline for cybersecurity – one of the most rapidly growing and changing fields in the country – through the CyberPatriot program, a nationwide competition and education program.

By introducing students to cybersecurity before they reach high school graduation, the colleges are aiming to foster interest in the growing field, developing the requisite skills and inspiring young people to work toward a career with incredible financial potential. For the students, the CyberPatriot program is fun.

“This is like a real life video game with you against a bad guy,” explained Steve Linthicum, Deputy Sector Navigator, Information and Communications Technologies/Digital Media in the Greater Sacramento Region.

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