“Breaking Good” by teaching kids to hack at R00tz Asylum
For young hackers that come to DEF CON every year, it requires no proof that without understanding how to break a system and then put it back together, it is impossible to make the tech they love and use more secure and resilient.
Where kids can hack without getting in trouble
The end game is to get kids excited about a career or at least a hobby in security research (aka hacking). But it's not exactly presented that way. "If you say to a group of kids, 'Hey, who wants to learn about security and privacy,' two kids raise their hand," said Sell. "If you say, 'Who wants to learn to eavesdrop on cellphones or hack a Tesla?' every kid will raise their hand because it's fun." Read More.
Don't baby these kid hackers
CNET // by Laura Hautala
Defcon event puts children's hacking skills front and center.
15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity
As [kids] brace for an even more connected future, there’s a growing community of kids dedicated to fighting off the threat of cyberattacks.
Teaching kids to hack for good
Finding a safe space for kids to hack
Leading security researchers from around the world had gathered to teach this generation — and their parents — how to safely deploy the hacker mind-set in today's increasingly digital world. Read More.