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CyberTaipan is an Australian cyber security competition for teams of students between 12-18 years. Teams are tasked with managing the network of a small company over a six‑hour period, finding cyber security vulnerabilities, receiving points for hardening the system, and maintaining critical services. The competition will be delivered in a mixed mode over two weekends in August 2020. 

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CyberTaipan is an Australian Youth Cyber Defence Competition for teams of students between 12 and 18 years. 

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Manage the network of a small company. Find cyber security vulnerabilities. Receive points for hardening the system and maintain critical services.

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