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Introduction to Cybersecurity Civil Air Patrol 2020


We are delighted to announce the winners of the Introduction to Cybersecurity CIVIL AIR PATROL 2020:

Networking Academy
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Place
Gift Cards:
1. North Dakota Wing, 29 SPs, 11.11%
2. Montana Wing, 20 SPs, 6.83%
3. Kansas Wing, 23 SPs, 6.82%
4. Illinois Wing, 68 SPs, 6.38%
5. Arkansas, 27 SPs, 6.12%
6. Vermont Wing, 11 SPs, 6.01%
Networking Academy
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th Place
7. Maine Wing, 21 SPs, 5.97%
8. Texas Wing, 183 SPs, 5.72%
9. North Carolina Wing, 99 SPs, 4.79%
10. Georgia, 80 SPs, 4.75%


Participate in the Learn-A-Thon to prepare CAP Members for a successful and lucrative career in technology from Cybersecurity to IoT. You can be part of the change and help fill the global skills shortage to build the technology workforce of tomorrow. Upskilling CAP Members is easy and only takes four weeks through the Learn-A-Thon campaign.

The Introduction to Cybersecurity Learn-A-Thon


Length of Learn-A-Thon

Participate in the Learn-A-Thon from 14th September until 9th October 2020.


15-hour self-paced intro course

Explores cyber trends, threats and staying safe in cyberspace. Multiple activities and quizzes engage students and reinforce learning.


Benefits of Intro to Cybersecurity

Teaches how to protect personal data and privacy online & in social media. Discusses why more IT jobs require cybersecurity knowledge and understanding.


Free to join

The cost to join the Learn-A-Thon is free.


In-Demand Skills

When you teach cybersecurity, you provide your students with valuable skills companies continually seek from candidates.




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Incentives for students to join the Learn-A-Thon


CAP Members who participate in the Learn-A-Thon and pass the Introduction to Cybersecurity course will be rewarded with a Cisco Intro to Cybersecurity digital badge.


All CAP Members who participate in the Learn-A-Thon will be issued a Learn-a-Thon Experience Badge.


After the Learn-A-Thon, we encourage CAP Members to continue on their Cybersecurity journey by taking the Cybersecurity Essentials course as a next step.

A Cisco digital badge is an emblem distinguishing an achievement that can be shared and validated digitally on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Xing, via Email, shared link, embed code into web page or blog.

After the Learn-A-Thon, we encourage students to continue on their Cybersecurity journey by taking the Cybersecurity Essentials course as a next step.


14th September 2020
Learn-A-Thon Registration Opens
9th October 2020
Learn-A-Thon Concludes
16th October 2020
Winners Announced
23rd October 2020
Learn-a-Thon digital badges issued to participants


Networking Academy
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th Place
Top 10 Wings

Top 10 Wings with the highest percentage of Student Participants to CAP Members in their respective wings will win prizes:

  • Top 6 Wings will win a $100 Amazon gift card
  • Wings ranked in places #7-10 will each receive 10 Cisco NetAcad back packs


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