Category: CRIS competitions

cyber competitions and challenges

Cyber Competitions and Challenges

There are a range of different competitions and challenges, aimed at all ages, that support and challenge learners to learn about Cyber Resilience.

CyberFirst Girls Competition 2021

The NCSC are working hard to get more girls interested in a career in cyber security. The CyberFirst Girls Competition provides a fun but challenging environment to inspire the next generation of young women to consider a career in cyber security.

The competition is a team event, with each one made up of 4 female students from Year 8 in England and Wales, Year 9 in Northern Ireland and S2 in Scotland.

Find out more info here

Register here

Hear from last year’s Scottish winners and UK finalists – the Greenwood Challengers:

Cyber Skills Live

These interactive lessons don’t need any technical knowledge. By taking part, learners develop digital skills while learning about cyber security topics. The lessons are designed to give individuals an insight into one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, creating more career prospects for the younger generation.

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cyberfirst girls competition

CyberFirst Girls Competition

The NCSC are working hard to get more girls interested in a career in cyber security. The CyberFirst Girls Competition provides a fun but challenging environment to inspire the next generation of young women to consider a career in cyber security.

The competition is a team event, with each one made up of 4 female students from Year 8 in England and Wales, Year 9 in Northern Ireland and S2 in Scotland.

Find out more info here

Register here

Hear from last year’s Scottish winners and UK finalists – the Greenwood Challengers:

CyberFirst Competitions

CyberFirst is a programme of opportunities to help young people aged 11 – 17 years explore their passion for tech by introducing them to the fast paced world of cyber security.

Find out more about CyberFirst.

 

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) provide short courses designed to introduce the younger generation to the world of cyber security. There are different challenges for different age groups, starting with Trailblazers at S2.
Find out more about the courses.

 

There is also a CyberFirst Girls competition for S2s.