Cybersecurity Challenge Finalists Announced

  • Published: Monday, Jan. 24, 2022

MOREnet and CYBER.ORG hosted the Missouri High School Cybersecurity Challenge from Jan. 18 through Jan. 20. Forty-four teams from across the state of Missouri participated in a Capture the Flag challenge, covering topics such as cryptography, cybersecurity, steganography, certifications, security best practices and trivia. Schools who are not MOREnet members were invited to attend thanks to a partnership to teach Computer Science Standards with DESE. In total, 114 Missouri high school students tested their knowledge and skills and were exposed to cybersecurity concepts in a fun and challenging environment.

Based on the results of this preliminary round, 13 teams have been invited to the Missouri High School Cybersecurity Challenge Finals in Columbia on Feb. 22. Teams will have access to CYBER.ORG’s cyber range, a virtual network made up of vulnerable Windows and Kali Linux machines. Teams will use cybersecurity industry tools, problem solving and team work to search for flags hidden in the environment.

Teams Qualifying for the Finals


  • Lil Hog Champs
  • Highway Swine(s)
  • HOG STRIX Gaming

South Technical High School

  • Lodge
  • A Smart Dream with a Pinch of Cybersecurity
  • Big Brain Certified
  • The Milkmen
  • JBJC
  • The Imposters
  • The Ruin


  • 110100100

Willow Springs

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  • 414 I’m a Teapot

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