Digital Defense Sponsors Medina Valley CyberPatriot Program

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CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward cybersecurity or other STEM careers.

Digital Defense has been actively engaged with area educational institutions such as Medina Valley and Southwest High School through mentorships and the donation of equipment in support of the school’s participation in the national CyberPatriot initiatives.

Digital Defense, Inc., a security technology and services provider and longtime supporter of the CyberPatriot program is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Medina Valley CyberPatriot program.

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association (AFA) to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future.

Frederick F. Hall, Medina Valley CyberPatriots coach, shared, “The vision of the Medina Valley CyberPatriots program is to promote cyber awareness, computer security practices, and cyber ethics. All of these are essential attributes for creating a secure network infrastructure, teaching the students how to detect threats, and how to defend against cyber-attacks in a safe virtual environment.”

Digital Defense has been actively engaged with area educational institutions such as Medina Valley and Southwest High School through mentorships and the donation of equipment in support of the school’s participation in the national CyberPatriot initiatives. As a sponsor of the upcoming San Antonio Mayor’s Cyber Cup Luncheon on Saturday March 24th, the company will be present to cheer on and recognize area CyberPatriot teams.

Larry Hurtado, president & CEO of Digital Defense states, “We believe it is important to actively nurture education programs such as the Medina Valley CyberPatriot curriculum to ensure that our communities are fostering cyber talent that will help to fill the important positions within organizations around the globe that are essential to fighting cybercrime.”

About Digital Defense
Serving clients across numerous industries from small businesses to very large enterprises, Digital Defense’s innovative and leading edge technology helps organizations safeguard sensitive data and eases the burdens associated with information security. Frontline Vulnerability Manager™, the original Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS) platform, delivers consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing, while SecurED®, the company’s security awareness training promotes employees’ security-minded behavior. The Digital Defense Frontline suite of products, underpinned by patented technology and complemented with unparalleled service and support, are highly-regarded by industry experts, as illustrated by the company’s designation as Best Scan Engine by Frost & Sullivan, top 20 ranking (#16) in Cybersecurity Ventures’ list of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies, five-star review in SC Magazine and inclusion in CRN’s MSP 500.

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