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QinetiQ "Command and Control"
Face to Face Competition

Type:  Face to Face Team

Players: 20 players from the (ISC)2 “Command and Control” Competition will take part in the QinetiQ “Command and Control” Face to Face Competition. 

Date: Saturday 9th February 2013.

Location: QinetiQ Office, Covent Garden, London.

Competition Description: Teams of cyber enthusiasts will be responsible for securing the IT systems protecting a simulated top-secret facility. They must identify, fix and exploit vulnerabilities in command software systems and work to anticipate security breaches to avoid attack. The Competition promises to be challenging and will provide contestants (the software developers of the future) with first-hand experience of what it takes to secure software systems and the critical impact cyber-attacks can have on the security and safety of an organisation, its people and its assets.

Eligibility: Those invited will be asked to provide proof of their UK nationality. A Passport or a Birth Certificate will be considered as a suitable form of nationality. Also, contestants must not already be working in the Cyber Security Industry.

Masterclass Places: 8 individuals from this competition will be invited to participate in the HP/Cassidian Masterclass Competition to be held in Bristol on Saturday 9th March 2013