CyberFirst Girls Competition

GCHQ CyberFirst CompetitionGCHQ has introduced a new competition to encourage more females into cyber-security; presently there is only 20% of females in the profession.

The competition was open to 13-15 year old females and they had a week to answer as many questions as they could across four categories, cryptography, cyber-security, logic and coding and networking. Thirteen teams of 4 people volunteered to take part from Year 9 and Year 10.

The results of the competition were released on Monday 13th March, and unfortunately we were not shortlisted. The team which has completed the most challenges within school is “Bits please” consisting of Rebecca, Lucy, Jemma and Nadia.