Red Bank Regional High School's (RBR) Academy of Information Technology teacher Mandy Galante was recently recognized by the SANS Institute with its award dubbed People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity in 2013.
Galante, of Little Silver, was one of two high school teachers honored
along with college instructors and professionals in the cyber security field in
government and private industry, according to an RBR release.
Guiding her students in regional, state and national competitions in cyber security and information technology, according to the release, they have reached the semi-finals in the national Cyber Patriot competition by scoring within the top 10 percent of more than 600 competitors in the nation thus far.
“Mandy Galante is a NJ-based high school teacher who inspires her students to build their cyber security skills and compete in various challenges," SANS Institute representatives said in a release. "Her students have done really well in the Cyber Aces OnLine competitions. She even competes alongside them to encourage them.”
The SANS Institute is a research and education organization that is the largest source for information security certification and training in the world. For more information, visit their website: https://www.sans.org.