At Cybersecurity Camps, Teen Girls Learn About Protecting Nation, Breaking Barriers

Young women who grew up in an era of identity theft and hacking study how to combat cyber crimes

Talk to the teenage girls studying cybersecurity at New York University [Tandon School of Engineering] this summer, and you’ll get an earful about their determination to protect their country, safeguard privacy, and conquer their fair share of a male-dominated field.The young women are attending one of a rising number of camps devoted to the niche field of cybersecurity. They came of age watching news about email hacking during the last presidential election and malware hurting companies. 

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