Cyber Threat Defender

$1,500
15%
Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
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Project ends on October 01, at 11:59 PM CDT
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Want to support STEM education?

UTSA’s Center for Infrastructure Assurance & Security (CIAS) is raising money to benefit its educational STEM gaming initiative aimed at teaching cybersecurity to students. We are looking to distribute 40 classroom boxes of cybersecurity card games – at no cost to teachers – which supports a minimum 1,000 students each year!

The two card games being distributed are Cyber Threat Protector (targeting students in grades 3-5) and Cyber Threat Defender (for students in middle and high school). Both games take a fun first approach to learning, and students learn about basic cyber privacy, security, safety and more through repetitious play. These are fantastic low-tech tools for teaching a high-tech concept.

There are three primary goals with our K-12 Cybersecurity Program:

  1. Increase access for under-represented students to innovative cybersecurity games and curriculum;
  2. Build capacity for schools to offer high-impact and innovative STEM courses focused on cybersecurity; and
  3. Develop a culture of cybersecurity for all ages.

To date, over 50,000 card decks have been distributed to classrooms across the U.S. and 14 countries, but there is a growing demand from educators for access to these resources for their classrooms. Will you make a gift today? Your support will provide the tools teachers need to promote a culture of cybersecurity and help create a pipeline for a future cybersecurity workforce.

Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause and helping make a difference in the lives of students nationwide!

 

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$25

Education

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Estimated Delivery: October 2020

$100

STEM

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$250

Threat

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$500

Protector

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$1,000

Defender

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