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CyberPatriots Academy | College of Marin Career Education

CyberPatriots Academy

This class has ended – info for reference only. Check back in March-April 2019 for next summer’s class.

Get ready to learn all about cybersecurity! From technical side (how computers work and how cyber threats occur) to online safety and cyber ethics to career opportunities. This academy covers:

  • Cybersecurity principles
  • Cyber Ethics
  • Introduction to CyberPatriot and Cybersecurity
  • Online Safety
  • Computer basics and virtual machines
  • Microsoft Windows security
  • Windows file protection and monitoring
  • Introduction to Linux and Ubuntu security policies
  • Fundamental network connectivity and security

By the end of the week, you’ll learn to analyze and fix vulnerabilities on the provided Windows and Ubuntu competition images. You’ll also receive tips for competing in the CyberPatriot competition.

Dates: 5 days: Monday July 16 through Friday July 20.
Times: 9am to 3pm.
Location: Marin County Office of Education, 1111 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael, CA 94903
Cost: Free.

​This Academy is for high school students grades 10 thru recent graduates.



Applying for College of Marin Career Academies

  • You may apply to (and be accepted to) more than one Career Academy.
  • Cost: For all classes, TUITION IS WAIVED FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! Other fees may apply.
  • Location: Most classes are at College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus; see class descriptions for details.
  • Program acceptance: You will be notified by email by Friday, May 11 if you have been accepted into the career program(s) you have applied to.
  • Orientation Requirement: You MUST be able to attend one of these mandatory orientations (if you are accepted into more than one Career Academy, you only need attend orientation once):
    • Saturday, May 19, 10-11:30am at College of Marin Kentfield Campus, Rm AC255
    • Wednesday, May 23, 6-7:30pm at Marin County Office of Education, 1111 Las Gallinas Ave, San Rafael, CA 94903