Cyber Security | Challenge | Sécurité Informatique

Ottawa area college and university undergrad students will compete again in a realistic cyber breach simulation – hands-on participation and analysis – to win intern positions with local IT Security companies.

The winning team, once again, will receive the
Ottawa Mayor’s Cyber Challenge Cup
To be presented by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, in person!

Objectives of the event:
– Jobs for students
– Great candidates for employers
– Community recognition for sponsors
– Improving skills of the cyber workforce in Ottawa


When and Where:
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Carleton University – TIM
Technology Innovation Management program


Format:  Students compete in teams to recon a vulnerable computer network, break through the cyber defenses, take control of the systems, and advise the company on how to defend against cyber attacks.  Finalists will then do on-site interviews with the the sponsoring companies.

Prizes:  Four students will each win a fully-paid Intern position in local IT Security companies doing serious IT Security work.  Each posting will be 4 to 8 months.

Sponsors:  The following companies have each committed to offering one of the fully-paid Intern positions in their IT Security departments.  Huge thanks to these industry leaders!

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And these sponsors are helping to run the event:

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