The Global CyberLympics Ethical Hacking Challenge

Thursday, August 25, 2011



The Global CyberLympics ( - the world’s first international team ethical hacking championships - will be held from September across six continents.

It is endorsed by the U.N.’s cybersecurity executing arm – IMPACT - and the EC-Council is sponsoring over $400,000 worth of prizes.


Regional championships will be held in various locations across different continents, and co-hosted with reputable IT/information security conferences and tradeshows, as follows:

  • North America (Eastern) | Hacker Halted USA – Miami, USA  
  • North America (Western) | TakeDownCon – Las Vegas, USA  
  • South America | H2HC – Sao Paolo, Brazil  
  • Europe | Hacktivity – Budapest, Hungary  
  • Middle East & India | GITEX – Dubai, UAE  
  • Asia Pacific | Hacker Halted APAC – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
  • Africa | TakeDownCon – Johannesburg, South Africa

The CyberLympics world finals is tentatively scheduled for the first quarter of 2012, with its venue still being decided.

To compete at the games, simply form a team of between 4-6 players, ensure that all the players attempt and pass the proficiency test to earn a players code. These codes can then be used to register a team to compete against others in the region.

Registration team is waived for a limited time period. To find out how to participate in this groundbreaking event, please visit ->

Infosec Island is proud to be a media partner for this epic event.


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