Cyber Security | Challenge | Sécurité Informatique

Next event:  November 17, 2018

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

The 2017 winning team “hack.carleton” receiving the
Ottawa Mayor’s Cyber Challenge Cup
from Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson!

Congratulations to 2017 Winners “hack.carleton”:

Aaron Ramos-Lazette, Brandon Marshall, Stuart Gibb,  and Indiana Moreau

And for Second Place to team “Hackoverflow”:
Alex Billard, Cedric Clement, Francisco Trindade, Muhammad Owais Bawany

And Third Place to team “T34mThr33”:
Abdulwahaab Ahmed, Karim Ben Hassine, Luay Grira, Derek Orlowski

And big thanks to all the teams who participated!
More photos here.

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 17, 2018
Carleton University – St. Patricks Bldg, Room 303


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, contribute prizes, and build the community!


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