High schoolers win scholarships in cyber challenge

Thousands of high school students competed in the fall Cybersecurity Challenge. Now the national online contest has picked five winners.

The high school students landed scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500.

ISC2 sponsored the challenge. The idea is to spark interest in the field of cybersecurity to help build a broader pool for a future cybersecurity workforce.

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