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NKU Griffin Hall CyberSecurity Lab

July 12, 2023 - Northern Kentucky University continues to do its part in professional development and continuing education by offering local educators an opportunity to learn more about cybersecurity and cyber defense mechanisms during the College of Informatics’ annual GenCyber Camp.

  • What: GenCyber Camp
  • When: July 17-21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
  • Where: NKU Griffin Hall 

GenCyber Camp is designed to provide K-12 educators an intensive, FREE cybersecurity education based professional development experience. This camp provides a knowledge base and comprehensive set of resources that enables teachers to integrate cybersecurity into their curricula, run Capture the Flag activities, or start cybersecurity clubs at their schools. 

In 2021, NKU became the first NSA-accredited National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Security Education institution in Kentucky to host GenCyber. The camp is financially supported by the NSA and National Science Foundation.

About NKU: Founded in 1968, NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. We are a regionally engaged university committed to empowering our students to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit