Cyber Security Camp teaches kids computer safety, career skills

HAPPY CYBERCAMPERS — Olivia Millson, 12, left, and Kathleen Isherwood, 12, both of Rome, work on the power cables of a computer at the Cyber Security Computer Camp at the Griffiss Institute on Monday. The week-long camp is designed to teach students how they can protect themselves from cyber-related attacks and introduce them to various careers in cyber security. Sponsored by the National Defense Education Program, the camp features experts from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Griffiss Institute, ITT Exelis, Serco and the Utica Police Department. There are 30 students, ages 10 to 14, attending the camp. (Sentinel photo by Makenzi Enos)