Promoting Cybersecurity to Students in Northern Nevada

The Office of Science, Innovation and Technology, together with Nevada Enterprise IT Services is encouraging high school and community college college students to try CyberStart. CyberStart is an online education program allowing students to become “cyber protection agents. Brian Mitchell, Director of the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology says the need for cybersecurity professionals is growing in Nevada, both in State government and in the private sector. These jobs have an average wage of about $85,000. Students can access CyberStart at: