CYBERPATRIOT VII IS UNDER WAY!

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 What Is CyberPatriot?

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program.  At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The competition puts teams of high school and middle school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, teams are given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems and are tasked with finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the images and hardening the system while maintaining critical services in a six hour period.  Teams compete for the top placement within their state and region, and the top teams in the nation earn all-expenses paid trips to Washington, DC for the National Finals Competition where they can earn national recognition and scholarship money.

MISSION STATEMENT

The CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program was created by the Air Force Association to inspire high school students toward careers in c​ybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future.

 CyberPatriot VII Registered Teams

 CyberPatriot VI Competitor Survey

​​The CyberPatriot VI Competitor Survey results are in.  Check them out here​.