America’s Leading Cybersecurity Companies to Come Together to Mentor the Nation Around Cybersecurity

Students Across the USA to Live a Day in the Life of the Nation’s Cybersecurity Leaders

BALTIMORE, MD–(Marketwired – Sep 24, 2013) – America’s leading cybersecurity companies, agencies and organizations will join together with leading educators in Baltimore, Maryland on October 8, 2013 at 3:30pm to kick off Cybersecurity Ideation Day at CyberMaryland 2013. Cyber Ideation is a web-based interactive classroom experience where schools enable their students to “test drive” future careers in cybersecurity by living a day in the life of the nation’s cybersecurity leaders.

America’s LifeJourney Mentors will join teachers, principals and students on stage for the kick off of the Cyber Generation Session hosted by Rick Geritz, LifeJourney’s CEO, and keynoted by UMBC’s President Dr. Freeman Hrabowski. DHS’s Branch Chief of National Cybersecurity Education Montana Williams will hand out the nation’s first Cyber Resume as the nation’s youth begin to take their Cyber LifeJourneys.

Students will choose from 100 different cybersecurity LifeJourneys (e.g., Digital Forensic Analyst, CTO, Threat Manager, CISO, Data Scientist, SCIF Designer, etc.) led by leading companies like RSA, CyberPoint, Symantec, COPT, BAE, Lockheed Martin, Damballa, SafeNet, Kaspersky Lab, Tripwire, KEYW, KoolSpan, Hexis Cyber Solutions, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Convergence Technologies, Sourcefire, AMP Tech Solutions, TechGuard Security, and numerous others, enabling them to “test drive” cyber careers and then understand the journey they will need to take in order to achieve an internship and a future job. Students receive detailed reports on the skills they will need to achieve their intended goals, including a fully updated Cyber Resume that illustrates each step on their future journey.

About the 2013 CyberMaryland Conference
The CyberMaryland Conference 2013, creating the cyber generation, brings together educators, business leaders and agencies to address how cybersecurity plays a major role in America’s STEM education mission to produce the minds needed to compete in a global market.

About LifeJourney
LifeJourney™ is a classroom experience that enables students to live a day in the life of America’s STEM and Cyber leaders. Students will choose from over 100 LifeJourneys by America’s leading companies to inspire and motivate over 40 million students nationwide to test drive their future.

Contact: Kimberly Paradise

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