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ROSEN APPLAUDS CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM, ENCOURAGES YOUNG NEVADANS TO APPLY

July 14, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement applauding news of Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District becoming eligible to participate in a new nationwide initiative that encourages young people to discover their interests and demonstrate their abilities in cyber security.

“I am excited that students in my district will have the opportunity to challenge themselves and explore an education that will lead them to a career in cyber security. The demand for talent in this critical field could not be higher. It’s never been more important to invest in a future generation of experts who can help strengthen our national security.  I encourage young Nevadans to apply and look forward to promoting additional opportunities that invest in our cyber readiness.”

BACKGROUND: The U.S. CyberStart program is a national initiative designed at providing young people the opportunity to demonstrate their interest and demonstrate their natural talent in cyber security. The program uses a suite of online challenges, tools and games aimed at inspiring the next generation of cyber security professionals. For more information about the program, including how to apply and deadlines, visit: www.sans.org/CyberStartUS.

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