A team of Manx teenagers have won second place in the finals of a UK-wide cybersecurity competition.
The team ’CyberAces’, consisting of Aaron Rielly (Ramsey Grammar), Arthur Owenson (King William’s College), Luka Warren (Ballakermeen High School) and Siddharth Muthu Pandian (St Ninian’s High School), was one of two fielded by the Isle of Man Code Club.
They were just three points from the top of the leaderboard.
The CyberAces team had been training together and competing from the island in three separate qualifying rounds held in November, December, and March.
In 2019, the team competed as juniors at CyberCenturion V National Finals and placed as the top junior team.
The competition puts the computer skills of students (aged from 12-18) to the test via a series of technical and network challenges.
10 Manx students in total participated, part of the 25 Manx…