CyberPatriot, The National Youth Cyber Education Program
CyberPatriot is a National Youth Cyber Education Program sponsored by the Air Force Association. At the center is the CyberPatriot Competition that puts teams of students in the postition of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. Teams are given a set of virtual images representing operating systems and tasked with finding vulnerabilities, and hardening the systems while maintaining critical services. Top teams earn all-expense paid trip to Baltimore, MD, for the National Finals where they earn national recognition & scholarships.