WCC taking applicants for winter cybersecurity camp

Whatcom Community College is accepting applications for its second annual Cybersecurity Camp.

Attending high school juniors and seniors will receive hands-on training and participate in a cyberdefense competition.

The camp is made up of six sessions, which will be held on WCC’s campus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, starting Jan. 5, 2013.

Students who complete the camp can earn a $200 stipend, apply for college credit and network with industry leaders in the technology field.

WCC faculty will select 24 participants based on GPA, stated goals, essays and teacher recommendations. Applications are due on Nov. 15.

While the camp is supported with a grant from the National Science Foundation, there will be a $60 registration fee.

For more information and to apply, visit www.whatcom.ctc.edu/cybercenter.

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