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ATE's Advanced Cyberforensics Education Consortium

A technician uses a hardware write-blocker

A technician uses a hardware write-blocker while creating a forensic copy of a hard drive at an Advanced Cyberforensics Education (ACE) Consortium cyber camp.

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Supported by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education program, ACE holds cyber camps for ninth-to-twelfth graders to engage students in cybersecurity and cyberforensics skills and encourage enrollment in STEM fields in college. ACE provides online faculty professional development, creates workshops and certificate programs for workforce retraining, and partners with K-12 schools and other organizations to engage students, among other activities.

You can read more about the ACE Consortium in the publication ATE Centers IMPACT: Partners with Industry for a new American Workforce. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 1, 2017)

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