EC-Council is launching “CyberLympics” – Olympic games for Cyber Security

EC-Council is launching “CyberLympics” – Olympic games for Cyber Security
August 10, 2011 EC-Council

Global CyberLympics is conceptualized and organized by EC-Council. The goal of the CyberLympics is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security. The mission of the Global CyberLympics is Unifying Global Cyber Defense through the Games. EC-Council’s Global CyberLympics, the world’s first ethical hacking championship will be held this September across six continents. The Global CyberLympics is endorsed by the U.N.‘s cybersecurity executing arm. The mission behind the games is to foster better cooperation and communication on cybersecurity issues among countries.

Global CyberLympics is a series of ethical hacking games comprised of both offensive and defensive security challenges that will take place starting from September across six continents. Teams will vie for regional championships, followed by a global hacking championship round to determine the world’s best cybersecurity team. The EC-Council is sponsoring over $400,000 worth of prizes at the CyberLympics. Read more…

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