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CyberTaipan

CyberTaipan is an Australian cyber security competition that is modelled on the US Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program. After a successful pilot by AustCyber in 2018-19, CyberTaipan is presented by Northrop Grumman now in partnership with CSIRO Digital Careers. The mixed mode competition will be delivered over two weekends in August 2020. 

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Narrator: Interested in Cyber Defence puzzles and codebreaking?

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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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Register now at cybertaipan.csiro.au.

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