The keynote speaker at today’s CoRE Tour was Larry Cox, Senior Vice President of SAIC and co chair of the newly formed HoCo Cyber Commission. Larry asserts that the
is “trading nation” and therefore insuring confidence in the integrity of our systems that facilitate trade is a national priority. United States
In other words cyber security is a big deal.
He talked about the importance of gaming in training cyber warriors and pointed to initiatives like the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition as an example. He'd like to see this type of thing at the secondary school level too. He suggests that a high school letter in cyber gaming would probably be a good idea.
I like that idea too.