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Tech Titans Cybersecurity Academy


Become a cyber defender!

Tech Titans teaches students the basics of good cybersecurity. Participants will work in small teams to use real cybersecurity tools and play games with simulated scenarios. The workshop is centered on tutorial-based instruction, so students will learn as they play!

Exercises include:

  • Basic ethical hacking
  • Pen testing
  • Capture the Flag
  • Team-building activities

Professionals/mentors will be available during and after the academy. Participants receive workshop materials, academy t-shirt, lunch and snacks. No prior experience is necessary. All skill levels are welcome.

Academy for students entering 6-12 grade: 

Date: Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30, 2022
Time: 9 a.m . – 4 p.m.
Location: UWO Sage Hall
Instructor: Michael Patton, MBA
Cost: $224, UWO Alumni receive a $25 discount at check out.

About the Instructor: Michael Patton, MBA

Michael Patton, MBA is a lecturer in the Information Systems department within the College of Business at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh Campus. He earned his MBA and Master of Science in Information Systems from UW Oshkosh and his bachelor of arts degree in in Political Science from the University of Iowa. He has held leadership positions in Information Systems for organizations of varied size and industry for over 20 years.

Covid protocols: Masking and Testing may be required. Procedures will be communicated closer to the time of the Academy as requirements change.

For More Information

If you have questions or would like more information, please call the UW Oshkosh Division of Online and Continuing Education at (920) 424-1129 or email