July 23, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

CyberPatriot Selected as CISSE Industry Leadership of the Year

Arlington, Va. - The Air Force Association (AFA) announced today that its CyberPatriot program has been selected as CISSE’s Industry Leadership of the Year. 

“We are delighted to be recognized by CISSE. But we accept this honor with the full acknowledgement that it is truly a recognition of the tremendous work of the thousands of CyberPatriot coaches, mentors, and participants in this great program,” said Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner. “It is them, along with our generous sponsors and volunteers from AFA and communities around the nation, who have built CyberPatriot into the successful program it has become.”

CyberPatriot was awarded for being a “significant national program designed to boost cybersecurity awareness in K-12 education, as well as train and encourage high school and middle school students to consider cybersecurity careers” according to the official CISSE citation.