Cyber Talons in the News
Promoting science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) education, Rowlett High School is the district’s first to implement a national Air Force Association-established initiative: CyberPatriot—The National Youth Cyber Education Program. Read More
Rowlett High School is proud to host the only CyberPatriot teams in Garland ISD. 2014-2015 was the charter year for these teams.
What is Cyber Talons?
The Cyber Talons is a competition team registered with the CyberPatriot organization of the Air Force Association. The competition puts teams of high school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, teams are given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems and are tasked with finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the images and hardening the system while maintaining critical services in a six hour period.