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One of the new things that I learned from this game is the numerous different things you can do with Python. I definitely want to continue learning this in the future.
I just knew some basic of cybersecurity like codes and ciphers, but I have definitely learned new things through CyberStart, and expanded my knowledge on the topics I had experience with.
I had limited exposure to Cyber Security before this game. I learned many basic commands and security measures, but this game has definitely broadened my viewpoint. I think this is definitely a field I want to keep pursuing and learn more about.
If gaining hands-on experience of cybersecurity weren't enough, CyberStart America provides you the pathway to qualify for the National Cyber Scholarships program where more than 800 scholarships will be awarded.
Prove you have the tenacity, curiosity, and ability to complete the challenges in CyberStart Game and automatically qualify for the National Cyber Scholarship competition.
Take part in a two-day challenge to win a free scholarship that will enable you to continue your cybersecurity studies at any regionally accredited college.
Help the US maintain its technological lead in cybersecurity by joining the industry as a highly-qualified professional.
Do you like gaming or puzzles? Do you excel at games like Fortnite, or enjoy RPGs like Among Us or D&D? Do you crave creativity through games like Minecraft, or love the idea of coding your own Roblox games in a programming language? CyberStart America could be just the at-home problem-solving challenge you’re seeking...
If you’ve never thought of yourself as a pro gamer, but you enjoy games like chess, Tetris or Mahjong, love puzzle games like sudoku or crosswords, or even have a secret talent for solving a Rubix cube, then give this free educational game a try. Your brain probably works in just the right way to learn ethical hacking, excel at Python programming and pick up the basics of cybersecurity with no coding lessons needed! No textbooks in sight, just a fun, free, online learning game.
It’s a mind sport, a spy game, an escape room, a series of online puzzles and a coding challenge, all rolled into one. Find game hacks, become a cyber detective and quickly develop basic knowledge of cybersecurity.
Key dates, deadlines and events for the CyberStart America program and National Cyber Scholarship Competition
CyberStart America open for registration, CyberStart Game open for playing.
Deadline to qualify for National Cyber Scholarship Competition (20% of Game completed).
National Cyber Scholarship Competition.
With over 170 students already registered for CyberStart America, teachers Brad Cornwell and Amy Pezzoni at James C. Enochs High are currently top of our leaderboard in getting their students involved! Brad says:
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