Columbus State offers three-day Cyber Security Workshop to Local High School Students

Columbus State University will host “Cyber Summer” on July 23 – 25. The free workshop, open to students in grades 9th through 12th, is designed to inspire the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

CSU’s TSYS School of Computer Science will offer classes in digital forensics, cryptography and cyber challenges. Activities will include networking, a scavenger hunt, a cyber-themed escape room, digital forensics, information on cybersecurity careers and education paths, and a corporate tour.

The workshop is free, but space is limited. Interested students must apply here. For more information, contact Michael Barker, director of the TSYS Cybersecurity Center at