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North Dakota Information Technology congratulates Red River High School on taking first place in the 2024 North Dakota Cyber Madness High School Tournament. The two-day event held at Bismarck State College welcomed nineteen teams representing eleven high schools located across the state.

The multi-round style competition is based on several concepts including physical and virtual addressing, packet encapsulation, network and endpoint security technologies, security principles, and more. Each team consists of five students plus a coach and/or advisor. Teams must complete challenges to score points and advance in ranking. 

Bismarck High School - Team Hacktivistz took second place, with Hankinson High School - Team Pirates Blue in third place. Participating High schools in the 2024 tournament were: Beach High School, Bismarck High School, Century High School, Drake Anamoose High School, Fairmount Public School, Grand Forks Central High School, Hankinson High School, Legacy High School, Red River High School, Tioga High School, and Williston High School.

ND Cyber Madness planning partners include North Dakota Information Technology, ND Career and Technical Education, ND Department of Public Instruction, ND Department of Emergency Services, ND Department of Health and Human Services, and Palo Alto Networks.