Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

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The Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge is a one-of-a-kind competition designed to provide students across academic disciplines with a deeper understanding of the policy challenges associated with cyber crisis and conflict. Part interactive learning experience and part competitive scenario exercise, it challenges teams to respond to a realistic, evolving cyberattack and analyze the threat it poses to national, international, and private sector interests.

Students have a unique opportunity to interact with expert mentors and high-level cyber professionals while developing valuable skills in policy analysis and presentation. The competition has already engaged over 700 students from universities in the United States, United Kingdom, France, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia.

Part of a team of 4 participants from both technical and non-technical backgrounds.The competition consisted of responding to a changing cyber-terrorism scenario and presenting proposed responses to a panel of experts.Our team made it through to the semi-final and was awarded the prize of "Most Creative Policy Responses"
Period20 Apr 201721 Apr 2017