Girls Go CyberStart Initiative 2018

Link to Girls Go Cyberstart Initiative

CyberStart is a fun and interactive series of challenges that offer the chance to explore exciting topics such as cryptography, penetration testing and digital forensics.

You should play the Girls Go CyberStart challenge if...

  • You like solving puzzles
  • You are curious about cybersecurity
  • You like winning cool prizes
  • You are interested in saving the world

When does Girls Go CyberStart begin/end?

Registration opens January 29 and closes February 16. Game play begins at 09:00am EST on February 20, and stops at 11:59pm EST on February 25.

How do I participate in Girls Go CyberStart?

  1. Create a team of 1 to 4 girls - All members of the team must attend the same school. Each member may play for just one team.

  2. Get a staff member from your school to be your advisor - Be careful to use correct registration details as your information will be required for competition and prize eligibility.

  3. Register your team account and reply to all confirmation emails during the registration period - HURRY to confirm because this round of Girls Go CyberStart is limited to the first 10,000 girls with completed team registrations.

  4. Play! - Once the competition period opens, your team will need to solve as many of the CyberStart challenges as possible.

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