Spokane is now home to some national champion high school students, thanks to their savvy cyber defense skills.
CyberPatriot is an annual cyber defense competition held in Washington D.C. High school teams are set up with one to three virtual machines where students must work on scanning each machine to find as much vulnerability as possible within a certain amount of time. Teams that find the most vulnerabilities advance to the next round, with winners of all three rounds competing in the national championships.
Spokane Public Schools sent seven teams from four schools to D.C. Check out how they did: