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Cybersecurity Education in Maryland




October is cybersecurity education awareness month. November's focus is Cyber Career week. Plan ahead!

Watch our video series on careers in cyber

This series is provided with the help and support of the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation, Towson University, and SANS.


What's available?

  1. Opportunities for students.
    1. Cyber activities aimed at girls in grades 7-12
    2. Online games (see the student cyber page)
    3. PicoCTF
  2. Teacher and administrator events and resources
    1. Lesson plans and resources on election security
    2. GenCyber camp for teachers with UMGC coming again summer 2021 virtually. 
    3. What every teacher should know about personal cybersecurity in Maryland
    4. Earn recognition as a Common Sense school or district.
    5. Book a virtual field trip with the National Cryptologic Museum
    6. Check out ongoing PD opportunities for teaching cyber at
  3. Free curriculum.
    1. National Cryptologic Foundation curriculum. Find more professional development at





Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, dogrady at usmd dot edu
Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin at usmd dot edu
Director of Research, Maryland Center for Computing Education

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Maryland Center for Computing Education
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MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.