Hacker Halted and the CyberLympics Hacking Challenge

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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The Global CyberLympics (www.cyberlympics.org) - 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.

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 ->

http://www.cyberlympics.org/TheGames/HowtoEnter.aspx

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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 (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
About Hacker Halted USA 2011 Miami

With a comprehensive agenda, and a star-studded line up of speakers, Hacker Halted USA 2011 promises to be the premier information security conference of the year in the East Coast.

Held in Miami for the 3rd year in a row, we will be expecting a strong turnout of Information Security professionals to attend this event and there will be many exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies and tools in Information Security.

Hacker Halted USA 2011 will not just be another IT security conference. It will be a masterpiece showcase that has some of the world's best security experts congregate at one location.

Hackers Are Here. Where Are You?

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Ten Reasons You Should Not Miss Hacker Halted Miami

#1. Exotic Location and Venue
It's Miami. Right by the Biscayne Bay overseeing Miami River. The Beach. The Clubs. Need we say more? See HERE.

#2. Intensive 3 Days Conference Program
Three days of intense presentation, learning and connecting with industry experts and peers.

#3. Comprehensive Agenda
Four dedicated tracks; 72 sessions in total. Are you able to stomach it all? See HERE.

#4. Current and Intriguing Security Topics
Learn about the latest threats, vulnerabilities and exploits in information security. See HERE.

#5. Star Studded Line Up of Speakers
More than 75 speakers, including Bruce Schneier, Jeremiah Grossman, Moxie Marlinspike, Charlie Miller, Philippe Courtot, etc.

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#6. Extensive Suite of Training Workshops
With 21 different certification and technical workshops to choose from, you'll be spoiled for choice! See HERE.

#7. Earn Continuing Education Credits
Earn up to 8 CPE/ECE credits per day of participation.

#8. Famous Signature Party & Daily Raffle Draws
Which conference has giveaways and parties like ours? The theme for this year's conference party: Hackers Casino Royale

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#9. Get a free iPad 2*
Yes. You will get one when you sign up for selected training, or the conference pass at prevailing public rates. See HERE

#10. Unparalleled Networking & Reunion Platform
Met someone last year? Reunite with old friends this year, or make new ones with participants from all around the world.

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