Cyber Security | Challenge | Sécurité Informatique

Toronto area college and university undergraduate students competed in a realistic cyber breach simulation – hands-on participation and analysis – and at least four students received intern positions with local IT Security companies.

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


When and Where:
January 2019
Lassonde School of Engineering,
York University


Format: Students competed 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 did on-site interviews with the sponsoring companies.

Prizes: At least four students each received a fully-paid intern position in a local IT Security companies doing serious IT Security work. Each posting will be 4 to 8 months.

Sponsors: The following company has committed to offering one of the fully-paid intern positions in its IT Security departments. Huge thanks to these industry leaders!

Interviewing sponsors – April 2018.  Next event : January 2019



Prize sponsors – April 2018

And these sponsors helped to run the event:
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