Girls Go CyberStart is making it easier than ever to play. We’ve heard from our players that it can be challenging getting the technology you need when advancing in Girls Go CyberStart. In fact, it may be limiting a girl’s belief that she can participate, and we won’t have that!
Girls have no limits on what they can achieve, and neither does Girls Go CyberStart.
Girls Go CyberStart is partnering with NDG to make it easier with our NEW Virtual Portal! The portal will have the technology that students need to play. Now, you can just focus on solving the challenges and not worry about the logistics.
When you launch the Virtual Portal, you will access Girls Go CyberStart through a browser on the desktop of a virtual Linux computer. The intent is to provide a less restrictive machine so that you’ll have the tools you need to solve challenges. This virtual machine is “sandboxed” – that means you can use the tools in the computer safely without having any impact on your physical computer. Here are some important technical points: