Abacode, Girl Scouts offer cybersecurity basics
Abacode, a Tampa cybersecurity and regulatory compliance firm, is partnering with Girl Scouts of West Central Florida to offer a program for cybersecurity basics badge training. Designed for Cadettes in grades 6 through grades 8, or ages 11 to 14, Abacode will teach about virtualization, Kali Linux, password cracking, two-factor authentication, and several other topics, said Jeremy Rasmussen, Abacode's chief technology officer. The program, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Collaborative Center, is hands-on, and each girl will have her own laptop to use. Lunch is provided. The class is limited to 40 girls. Registration is here.