Cyber patriot is a competition in which teams of 2-4 compete to secure a digital image. This competition for the first three rounds are done at the school or area of instruction but if a team makes it to nationals then the teams go to a designated city. Each competition challenges the teams in operating systems such as Ubuntu, Windows, and Debian. More information on the competition can be found here. Cyber security is a progressing need as our world becomes more technologically advanced. Keeping everybody's private information from being exposed or used in fraud will be in the hands of the people working in the cyber security field in the future.
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