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Cyber Challenges in the Pandemic: Presented by Capitol Tech and the NSA

In celebration of National Cyber Awareness Month, the National Security Agency (NSA), Capitol Technology University (Capitol Tech), Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), Frederick Community College (FCC), and Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) have partnered to create a complimentary cyber lecture series, titled “Cyber Challenges in the Pandemic,” focused on informing high school and college students on the importance of cyber security, hygiene, and preparedness.

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This complimentary series, open to anyone interested in protecting their online lives, was created by the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education (CDE) program office in collaboration with local cyber programs offered by Maryland institutions. As designated CAE-CDEs, a distinction awarded by the NSA’s National Cryptologic School, Capitol Tech, AACC, and PGCC are local cybersecurity leaders poised to educate students on the increased cyber risks caused by COVID-19.


  • AACC
  • FCC
  • PGCC
  • National Cryptologic School

On Demand

Introduction & Keynote Speech

Presented By Diane M. Janosek & Ethan Givens
October 26th, 4-4:30 p.m. EST

How to Stay Cyber Safe During the Covid Pandemic

Presented by Kasia Taylor
October 26th, 5-5:30 p.m. EST

Lets Go Phishing: Spot a Phishing Email with an Online Test

Presented By Dr. William Butler
October 27th, 4-4:30 p.m. Eastern

Security in Online Learning

Presented By Kimberly Mentzell
October 27th, 4:30-5 p.m. EST

Cybersecurity Attacks in the Pandemic: How to Keep Yourself Safe

Presented By Shade Adeleke
October 27th, 5-5:30 p.m. Eastern

Free Security Software to Protect your Phone and Computer from COVID-19 Specific Threats

Presented By Dr. William Butler
October 28th, 4-4:30 p.m. Eastern

Cybersecurity Career Paths

Presented By Shade Adeleke
October 28th, 4:30-5 p.m. EST