Meet your new cybersecurity experts — the Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts are partnering with Palo Alto Networks security to help train the next generation of cybersecurity experts. Starting in September 2018, the Scouts will offer the first in a series of 18 badges based around digital protection. According to TechRepublic, the first badges will be available for girls ages 5-6 and will teach the basics of firewalls and identity protection. Programs for older Scouts will roll out in 2019, and will teach complex programming and ethical hacking skills. This is not the first time the Scouts have shown a willingness to get into coding and programming — they’ve started…

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