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CyberPatriot: Do You Have What It Takes?

Do you have what it takes? 
Ready to take your computer skills to the next level?
What is CyberPatriot?
In a gist, you will compete against other schools in the ultimate Cyber competition!  Learn cybersecurity and stop hackers!  We are looking to put together a team at Lincoln and strike back!
All are welcome, but you must have a desire to learn about computers!
Full description from CyberPatriot website
"At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, which 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. Through a series of online competition rounds, teams are given a set of virtual operating systems and are tasked with finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities while maintaining critical services.  The top teams in the nation earn all-expenses-paid trips to Maryland for the National Finals Competition where they can earn national recognition and scholarship money."
Topics covered:
Operating Systems
Digital safety
Basic programming
** You must commit to attending after school training at least once a week for an hour and a half.
** Attend all competitions
** Must be self-motivated and wiling to put in extra time to master the fundamentals of cybersecurity
Competition Dates:
October 12 @ Torres HS
October 26 (Round 1)
November 15-17 (Round 2)
January 25 (Semi-Finals)