August 22, 2012
Global CyberLympics Security Challenge competition for adults 18 and over was established to fill the void of a worldwide cyber security competition. Now in its second year, the competition has grown by 48% and now proudly boasts participants from new countries including Mauritius, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Thailand, Mongolia, Czech Republic, Jordan and the entire continent of South America...For Round 3 participants will be measured in their cyber defense skills, by defending a network while being attacked by a live Red Team. The 4th and final round which will be held live at Hacker Halted on October 29th, teams will compete against each other to be the first to gain, and retain control of one or more centrally available targets.
Good luck to the competing teams. Global CyberLympics is looking forward to reporting the results of the games soon!
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About Hacker Halted
EC-Council’s flagship information security conference, Hacker Halted, aims to raise awareness toward increased education and ethics in information security. This information security conference series covers in-depth topics into the development of security issues plaguing the world. Hacker Halted features many world-renowned subject matter experts and high-level speakers, as well as some of the best technology companies showcasing their products and services. Hacker Halted provides the most sought after technical training and certification classes offered through Hacker Halted Academy by top training companies and led by well-respected instructors. Hacker Halted has grown; from a single annual conference in Miami to a global conference series with events held in Malaysia, Dubai, Egypt, Singapore, Mexico, and Japan since its inception in 2009.
For more information about EC-Council, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org
About the EC-Council Foundation
EC-Council Foundation is a charitable and educational organization dedicated to educating and training individuals in security skills. EC-Council Foundation’s application for recognition of its exemption from federal income tax under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code is pending with the Internal Revenue Service. Once EC-Council Foundation is recognized as exempt under §501(c)(3),contributions made after April 2, 2012 will be tax-deductible charitable contributions.
The EC-Council Foundation was established in 2012 by the founders of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council). The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) a member-based organization that certifies individuals in e-business and information security skills. License Penetration Tester (LPT), and numerous others that are offered in over 87 countries through more than 450 training partners globally. EC-Council has trained over 90,000 individuals and certified more than 40,000 security professionals.
For more information about EC-Council Foundation and Global CyberLympics, please visit http://www.cyberlympics.org
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