CyberFirst Girls Development Virtual Course

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A free online course taken over 2 half day sessions for those girls who wish to continue their CyberFirst journey. This online course is open to any girl starting Year 9 or 10, S3 or S4 in Scotland, or Year 10 or 11 in Northern Ireland in the 2020/21 academic year (regardless of whether you entered the CyberFirst Girls Competition in 2019 and in 2020. Places are limited so don't delay and sign up fast.


12 Oct - 13 Oct 2020
Start time: 00:00 hrs
Finish time: 00:00 hrs


12 Oct 2020 - 13 Oct 2020




The online course is designed to recreate the excitement from the CyberFirst Girls Competition and increase your understanding of the different specialisms within Cyber Security and equip you with some valuable practical skills. You will be part of a scenario, where you are working for a Cyber security company called Sirius Cyberworks. They are a fictitious company who create very popular games and Apps for Apple and Android devices. Unfortunately, disaster has struck and there has been a serious breach of the company network. A new flagship App has been leaked and your role is to work with others through four different parts of the company, uncovering what’s happened and learning new cyber skills along the way. Each course will run as half day sessions over two days where the content will be delivered in our usual fun and interesting way. Students will be automatically assigned either a morning or afternoon session when their place is confirmed.

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