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
- Leslie Brody for The Wall Street Journal July 19th, 2017
- Source: https://www.wsj.com/article_email/at-cybersecurity-camps-teen-girls-learn-about-protecting-nation-breaking-barriers-1500439915-lMyQjAxMTA3NDEzOTMxNDk2Wj/
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.