Chicago, IL, June 11, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Hak4Kidz NFP today announced that the CEO of Prudent Games, Reuben Paul - a 9-year old security expert, will deliver their first keynote. Paul has been speaking about cyber security on an international circuit since he was the age of 8. Hak4Kidz, based in the Chicagoland area, is a cyber-security conference held for kids ages 8 thru 17 is scheduled to take place on June 27, 2015 in TechNexus at the Chicago Civic Opera Centre.
How can parents prepare their kids for growing up immersed in a cyber world that many can barely comprehend? This Chicagoland based charity believes they have the answer. The Hak4Kidz conference is designed to help kids learn responsible computing and cyber safety. Hak4Kidz is in partnership with the (ISC)2 Foundation (www.isc2cares.org), to communicate a synergistic message about being safe and secure online, Reuben Paul is the perfect individual to deliver the primordial keynote.
The conference will have additional speakers, workshops, as well as, multiple activities for their attendees, including how to secure a Minecraft account so it won't get hacked. Preregistration is required for attendance, press passes are available.
About Hak4Kidz NFP
Hak4Kidz, a 501(c)(3) charity designed to help kids learn about cyber safety, security, and ethics from leaders in the field by appealing to their natural curiosity and desired to play. This year Hak4Kidz NFP is to deliver a conference for kids in Indianapolis (June 13-14), Chicago (June 27), Ghent, Belgium (October 4), and Grand Rapids, MI (October 10). All event details are available on the Hak4Kidz home page, www.hak4kidz.com.
Activities will include STEM, technology reverse engineering, Snap Circuits, network security, and other challenges for inquisitive young minds to explore science and technology in the form of a jrCTF. There are generally workshops which will include hands-on training from experts in the field. The workshops fill up fast. Kids are encouraged to explore the things that interest them the most; they can spend as much or as little time as they want at each activity station. Bring your kids, and nurture their young, inquisitive minds. For more information about Hak4Kidz NFP, please visit www.hak4kidz.com.