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International CyberEx - Previous editions

International CyberEx 2018

International CyberEx 2018 had 77 teams and 207 team members representing 35 countries.

teams by country 2018

 

We would like to thank all teams for their participation and we especially congratulate 10 best teams for their great performance:

 

Top 10 rank 2018

 

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International CyberEx 2017

International CyberEx 2017 had 65 teams and 293 team members representing 24 countries and 1 international organization.

 

teams by country 2017

 

Among registered teams, 48 teams joined the competition but only 39 of them managed to score and solve challenges.

We would like to thank all teams for their participation and we especially congratulate 3 best teams for their great performance because they were the only ones to solve the 17 challenges of the competition:

 

 

Top 10 2017

 

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International CyberEx 2016

Classification

 

Team Colombia

Colombia

2,840 Points

CERT UNLP

Argentina

2,755 Points

CCIRC

Canada

2,075 Points

Teams by country

Distribution of teams by country 2016

Introduction

The Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE), the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Spanish National Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CNPIC) put the first edition of the International CyberEx in place. The purpose of International CyberEx is to run a cyberexercise within the Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS) that will allow the strengthening of the capacities to respond to cyber incidents, as well as improved collaboration and cooperation against such incidents. This exercise focused directly on a technical safety profile with high expertise in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Technical Model

The cyberexercise was conducted in Capture The Flag (CTF) format. This format is based on a cyber security competition model and is designed to serve as a training exercise that allows providing participants with experience in monitoring intrusion and working on reaction capabilities to similar cyber attacks that happen in the real world. Jeopardy style competitions usually involve several categories of problems, each of which contains a variety of questions with different values. The teams, at an 8-hour session compete to be the first to solve the most points, but they do not directly attack each other.

Team Profile

Potential participating countries were the 34 OAS Member States and OAS observer countries that could become guests. Participation by countries (with a maximum total of 45 teams) allowed the internal configuration by each country of a team that included professionals from various fields and strengthening collaboration between institutions. The final selection of the teams was made by INCIBE and the OAS Cyber Security Program.

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