A Day at “Hacker Camp”

Yes, there is such a thing as “hacker camp.” No, “hacker camp” doesn’t exist to teach people how to break into computers and steal data – it is designed to teach systems administrators how to thwart attacks. And those with the know-how can pick up gigs to go with that training.

Now, the point: when stories of “hacker camp” hit the MSM, you know someone upstairs is finally realizing we have big problems on our hands.

I get the feeling that IT security won’t be a thankless role for much longer.

***UPDATE***

The Slashdot camp, whose opinion in this arena must be taken note of, has their doubts about the credibility and effectiveness of such training.

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