The K12 Engineering Education Podcast
Promoting engineering education for all ages.
Educating a Cybersecurity Professional

In this age of growing internet technology and connected computers, cybersecurity engineers and computer scientists will be more critical. Software engineer Sam Houston joins the podcast to talk about how she got into the security field, led by interests in computers and a desire to protect those in need. Sam is also a former student of Rachel, and we talk about key memories in her K-12 and college education – shoutouts to Miss Avery and Dr. Burris.

Related to this episode:

  • Target hack in 2013:
  • Sam Houston State University:
  • Sam Houston digital forensics PhD:
  • FBI Field Office in Houston:
  • Virus threat that deletes itself:
  • Physics of a trebuchet:
  • Building a trebuchet lesson plan:
  • Stamps saying “You shall not pass” from Gandalf, and similar products:
  • Ada language:
  • Intuit internships:
  • Raytheon internships:
  • Grace Hopper Conference:
  • Peopleware investigations from IBM:
  • Grace Hopper:

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This podcast is for all the educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents out there who want to instill engineering thinking into young people. Listen as we try to find better ways to teach and inspire kids in invention, problem-solving, persistence, teamwork, and imagination. For more on what the podcast covers, read this article from producer and host Pius Wong: "Teachers and Engineers Need to Talk." If you like the show, please consider supporting Pius and his studio Pios Labs through Patreon.

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