Cyber Security | Challenge | Sécurité Informatique
On January 19th, thirty-two Toronto area college and university undergraduate students competed in another realistic cyber breach simulation with hands-on participation and analysis.
Congrats to the January 2019 winners!
1st Place *Tied*: “Bash Daddies” from Seneca College
and: “Blue Canary” from University of Toronto Mississauga
3rd Place: “No U” from Seneca College
And a shout-out to all the teams who made the event such a success. Everyone made it through to the end: “Integer Overflows“, “Nmapping“, “Terminators“, “Pixels“, and “Filthy Casuals” from U of T Mississauga, Georgian College and York University.
Prizes: Fourteen students got to participate in interviews for potential IT Security positions with this year’s sponsor CIBC!
Photos: See more here.
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 19, 2019
Lassonde School of Engineering,
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 company.
Sponsors: The following company was our Gold Sponsor for 2019, and is looking to hire students for a role in their IT Security department.
Also, a big thanks to these other industry leaders who have been supporting us since last year. Hopefully more job offers available: