Second official “CyberGONQ” cyber security challenge hosted for students by Algonquin College and

Sunday, Nov 18.     $100 Prize!


On Sunday, November 18, 2012 Algonquin college will their second Cyber Security Challenge.  This event is for Algonquin students, their invited guests, and recent graduates.

The Algonquin College School of Advanced Technology, in collaboration with has set up a realistic virtual corporate infrastructure (including networks, corporate files, web servers and workstations) to give the students a real-life experience in how cyber criminals work and think – and how to defend against them!

Students are learning to apply their classroom learning in a real world situation by competing to attack and defend a “live” company infrastructure from cyber security threats of all kinds.

The goals for the students and the College are to:

  • Solidify and expand their knowledge by working in a realistic corporate environment.
  • Prepare for future employment by developing many practical job skills that can be immediately applied to help their future employers.
  • Algonquin College School of Advanced Technology is proud to fulfill their mandate, and help the students have some fun!
  • is pleased to help organize the event, and glad to motivate the students to keep Hacking Away.

Again, this event is for Algonquin students, their invited guests, and recent graduates.  If you are interested in upcoming “open” events, see CyberJAR.


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