Symantec Calls Hackers to Test Their Skills at the Cyber Readiness Challenge – Video

Put yourself in the attacker's shoes to learn how to protect an organization

Symantec has launched the Cyber Readiness Challenge, a capture-the-flag style competition that gives security experts the opportunity to test their skills in a real-world environment.

The competition will take place at various locations and it will allow participants to learn a lot of useful things about how to protect an organization’s networks from cyberattacks by putting them in the shoes of the attacker.

Entering the challenge is free, but participants must register to a specific location where the competition takes place.

The event calendar is the following:

January 29: Dallas

February 5: Chicago

February 28: New York City

March 6: Minneapolis

March 13: Mountain View

April 30: Columbus, OH

The participant that manages to collect most points will receive a $2,500 (equivalent of 1,875 EUR) Visa gift card.

More information on the Cyber Readiness Challenge is available here. The registration form can be found here.

Here is the video announcing the Cyber Readiness Challenge:

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