HEMET – Hemet Unified School District students enrolled in cybersecurity at Hemet High School finished in the gold and silver tiers at the Air Force Association’s Cyberpatriot state competition Jan. 23. Over 3,000 students from across the nation competed in CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
During the competition, Hemet High School students were grouped into two teams, The Cybears and the Stop Cyber Boolean. Both teams were sent to virtual breakout rooms where they were tasked with identifying and fixing vulnerabilities in Windows, Windows Server and Ubuntu or Debian images. The images were self-gr