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University develops cyber security curriculum for middle, high schools

By Julie Ferrell, Ames Tribune
May 5th, 2015

Free program aims to increase students’ awareness about security threats

cyber-securityResearchers at Iowa State University are hoping to bring the subject of cyber security to grade school classrooms.

The team is releasing the nation’s first computer literacy curriculum aimed at middle and high school students, and it is expected to be ready as early as this fall.

Teachers were introduced to the free program during a workshop at the IT-Olympics computer competition on ISU’s campus.

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