FBI Denver
Public Affairs Specialist Amy Sampson
ajsampson@fbi.gov
July 2, 2021

FBI Denver Summer Education Series: Cybersecurity Teen Bootcamps on July 27 and August 10

The FBI Denver Field Office is pleased to announce we are offering Cybersecurity Teen Bootcamps (CSTB) on July 27, 2021, and August 10, 2021, both of which have space available and will be hosted at the FBI office in the Central Park area of Denver.

During each CSTB, attendees will hear presentations on cybersecurity/privacy and have hands-on training with a MacBook Pro, virtual Windows 10 PC, iPhone 11, and a Google Pixel phone. Each session runs for 5 hours, is limited to 10 students, and will be facilitated by FBI Denver Chief Security Officer Michael Mercer. CSO Mercer has over 13 years of experience in cybersecurity and privacy.

If you are interested in participating in a CSTB, please email Community Outreach Specialist Leah Hapner at dn_outreach@fbi.gov with the following information:

  • Name
  • Preferred date (July 27 or August 10)*
  • Birthdate
  • 2020-2021 school name
  • 2020-2021 grade/year in school
  • City of residence (if in Denver metro, please indicate neighborhood/area name)
  • Contact email (ensure email address will be accessible during the summer) and phone number

If you represent a youth organization or school in Colorado or Wyoming and are interested in hosting a CSTB presentation, please complete our speaker request form, available via this link: https://forms.fbi.gov/denver-fbi-speaker-presenter-request-form/view. Please select “other” in the Presentation Topic box, and enter “Cyber Security Teen Bootcamp” in the comments box at the bottom of the form.

*Additional sessions may be added.