Chapter Cyber Outreach Mission Statement

The AFCEA Pelican Chapter will inspire and ignite a passion for cybersecurity within the youth of Tampa Bay & St. Pete school districts through an annual “Cyber Fortress” program engineered to educate, foster and cultivate a willingness to commit to a life long journey in defending commercial, academia, and government interests from cyberspace threats.

 

Chapter Vision:

AFCEA Pelican Chapter is interested in developing a cyber outreach program to encourage local students to pursue a career in cybersecurity in hopes they will attend cybersecurity programs at local universities and colleges, compete for internships and move on to full time employment opportunities at local commercial, academia, and government institutions
Leverage existing relationships; The Florida Center for Cybersecurity, the University of South Florida, professional organizations, industry, other academic institutions, and SOFWERX.