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Grissom High students take advantage of cyber security classes

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Students are taught how to keep military and commercial business systems from being hacked Students are taught how to keep military and commercial business systems from being hacked
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HUNSTVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

On Wednesdays, Grissom High School is where you can find a classroom full of juniors and seniors involved in a cyber security class.

The program teaches young computer enthusiasts ways to keep military and commercial business systems from being hacked and important secrets from being compromised. With this unique skill trait, it's a career opportunity that's wide open right now.

Chris Sutton, who is a Cyber Security instructor said, "There are thousands of job openings nationwide, but the key is having the right people with the aptitude to do it, and that is difficult."

What students at Grissom are learning will benefit them down the road, as the rising problem of cyber crimes and the need for cyber security grows.

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