CyberPatriot – the Nation’s largest, fastest growing youth cyber defense competition becomes a NSA Day of Cyber Partner

CyberPatriot – the Nation’s largest, fastest growing youth cyber defense competition becomes a NSA Day of Cyber Partner

LifeJourney’s NSA Day of Cyber program is excited to announce partnership with CyberPatriot.

“Both organizations are focused on inspiring students towards careers in cybersecurity and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, and together can make an even bigger impact across the nation,” stated CEO LifeJourney, Rick Geritz.”

CyberPatriot is now completing its ninth year of competition and has grown from just a handful of participating teams to now being more than 4,000 teams nationwide.

Join CyberPatriot – that nation’s largest and fastest growing youth cyber defense competition!

Registration for CyberPatriot X is now open!

In what is expected to be the most challenging season yet, with teams of high school and middle school students taking on the role of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In a series of online competition rounds, teams are given a set of virtual disk images representing operating systems and are tasked with finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities while maintaining critical services.

Teams compete with others in their state and region, and the top teams in the nation earn all-expenses paid trips to the National Finals competition in Baltimore, MD, where they can earn national recognition and scholarship money.

Don’t wait! Sign up today at www.uscyberpatriot.org.

Registration closes on October 5, 2017.