Monday, 25 February 2013

Video: The Global CyberLympics


Global CyberLympics LogoThe Global Cyberlympics is an international cybersecurity competition where teams from different countries compete to take the title of the number one cybersecurity team in the world.

The Global CyberLympics was thought up by the President of EC-Council - Jay Bavisi. He created the global competition to make ethical hacking more accepted, practiced and demonstrated without any discrimination around the world.

In just 2 years, there are over 2,500 participants representing 52 countries. And to the surprise of many, cybersecurity experts were coming from all over the globe, including small countries like Mongolia.

Holland are the champions for the second time running in the CyberLympics winning the 2011 and 2012 games.

This year’s competition is set to start in July with 1200 participants per continent. Round one is based around Forensics. Round 2 is CND-Lite. Round 3 is Pen test. And the final round which is held in Atlanta, USA is the world championships and is based around all areas of cybersecurity.

To find out more about how you can join and represent your country in the CyberLympics, click here.

Jay Bavisi, President of EC-Council talks about the Global CyberLympics and how it was started. Watch the full interview below.

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