About the Camp
The UHCL Cyber Security Camp is designed to encourage campers to pursue their passion in STEM fields, especially those related to Cyber Security. By attending this camp, students will learn about:
- The threats and vulnerabilities of cyberspace.
- The exciting path to a career in Cyber Security.
- Various defense mechanisms against cyber threats.
- White-hat hacking.
More excitingly, students will have opportunities to use the Cyber Security Institute’s new cutting-edge networking lab to acquire valuable hands-on experience in:
- Network configuration
- Penetration testing
- Vulnerability scanning
- Password integrity
- Port scanning
Interaction with business and academic professionals from:
- Lockheed Martin
- FBI Cyber Squad Computer Scientist
- UHCL Information Technology Professors
- Digital Forensics Team from Sam Houston State University
- Chevron Information Technology Cyber Intelligence Center
- NASA's Johnson Space Center
Exciting hands-on activities:
- Learn in a brand new cutting-edge network lab
- Networking with live equipment
- Penetration testing
The camp culminates with a Capture-the-Flag hacking event that pits team against team as the students utilize newly acquired skills to hack and defend their way to victory and win the grand prize!
Sponsorship and Recognition
This summer camp is the first and only one of its kind in the greater Houston area. The Cyber Security Institute is very excited to offer this unique experience to local high school students. It takes the generous support of our partners to achieve the camp's goals. With the assistance of generous donations from members of our community, we can reach disadvantaged and under-represented youths. Your sponsorship helps inspire and educate our local talented youth to grow into the next generation of cyber warriors to defend our nation, our businesses, and our daily lives.
We ask for your support to help make this summer camp a success. We really appreciate your sponsorship or donation.
Thank you for considering this opportunity to partner with Cyber Security Institute. If you are interested in making a donation or have any questions contact:
Cyber Security Institute
Delta Building, 147
2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 40
Houston, TX 77058-1002