I am a huge proponent of any program designed to engage, encourage and educate children in the areas of online safety and Information Technology.
As someone with a spouse in the education sector, this article certainly hits home. I do see a lack of mature security in many of the educational institutions to which I have been exposed. This is an area in significant need of attention.
Check out this list of top colleges for cyber security education. We need all the help we can get in the industry and a strong educational foundation is a good first step.
This is an important step in the advancement of computer science skills for the next generation of US workers. Here’s hoping decent IT security components are integrated into this education platform.