ITsec participates in the international hacking game Global CyberLympics 2017. A team of experienced 'ethical hackers' will compete against other teams in trying to solve various security challenges.
Global CyberLympics is an online ethical hacking, computer network defense game, dedicated to finding the top computer network defense teams. Global CyberLympics’ goal is to raise awareness towards increased education and ethics in information security through a series of cyber competitions that encompass forensics, ethical hacking and defense. One key initiative for Global CyberLympics is to foster an environment that creates child online protection through education.
The teams are made of 4 to 6 players and compete against players within their own continent. Each round serves as the elimination round to only the top teams remain. During a twelve-hour elimination round on August 12, 2017, various teams are challenging components like Digital Forensics, Network Exploitation, Web Applications and Service Exploitation. On September 27th, the winning teams from every region are invited to play the game live in person at the world finals.
The security specialists of ITsec are experienced ethical hackers with extensive knowledge of vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are deployed where necessary to gain insight into the risks that organizations actually run. Team ITsec focuses mainly on Web Application Exploitation, System Exploitation. A number of team members have been personally involved in this kind of challenges. This year they will join for the first time as Team ITsec!