Cybersecurity education is of prime importance in today’s world. Increasing threats from attackers are motivated by financial and other gains, and these bad actors have access to advanced tools, resources and services from the hacker community.
I write this as an observer of something I had yet to witness. Early in the morning of April 7th, facing bitter cold and a lack of coffee, roughly 200 developers and students entered TechNexus in downtown Chicago. They were brought there by the same reason I was there, the idea of something new, calling itself the "Intel® AI DevCamp." What it was, they didn't know. There was promise of speakers, food, and some hands-on training, all of which would be delivered by uncertain methods.
So it began.