Building your Cybersecurity Toolkit
Keeping Safe in an Online World

In today’s digital world, cybercrime is increasing. This course is an opportunity for students to learn about cybersecurity and how to keep themselves and their families safe online.

ORT is pleased to offer an interactive session free of charge – geared towards students in grades 6-9 – to be facilitated via livestream by our World ORT Kadima Mada team in Israel.

Students learn the basics of cybersecurity including:

  1. Cracking passwords and encryption
  2. Virus protection
  3. Understanding common threats and how to identify them
  4. Receiving hands-on experience to fight cybercrime

The program will take place on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Two Sessions are Available:
8:00 am – 9:30 am ET or 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Guidelines for Schools

Schools are required to assign one designated project lead for recruitment and logistics. A link for individual student registration will be provided.

Please click here to register your school for participation.

We have also invited students from Canada and Israel to join the program!


ORT is a leading global Jewish educational network, providing high-quality STEM education in more than 30 countries. Founded in 1880 to provide vocational training for Russian Jews, today ORT impacts the lives of 300,000 people each year. ORT’s vast experience in programming provides cutting-edge activities designed especially for young students, inspiring them to learn more and preparing them for the future.

Contact Allison D. Halpern, Director of Operations, ahalpern@ortamerica.org.