Hack & Win: UNG co-hosts the Cyber 2.0 Hacker’s Challenge

Want to try your hacking skills? The University of North Georgia (UNG), in partnership with Cyber 2.0, Conexx, Hypepotamus, and the Georgia Tech Research Institute, are hosting the first ever vendor-based Hacker’s Challenge in the United States.

UNG students and faculty, as well as corporate and military cyber professionals, are invited to participate in this live network penetration test at the Georgia Tech Research Institute . The grand prize for the first person to hack Cyber 2.0 will win $100,000.

Cyber 2.0 is the only system in the world that provides total defense against the spread of cyber-attacks within organizational networks.

This is limited to the first 200 participants. Participants must be physically present at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (250 14th Street NW, Atlanta) on February 14, 2019 from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Registration is free.

The Cyber 2.0 Hacker’s Challenge participants will be presented with the following:

  • There will be one Windows 2012r2 file server, one Windows 2012r2 DHCP server and numerous Windows 10 computers.
  • The file server will be configured for file sharing, for a specific folder.
  • All the computers participating in the challenge will have standard out-of-the-box Microsoft configuration with updates.
  • The only defense mechanism installed will be the Cyber 2.0 system.
  • Competitors will gain access to the network via a Wi-Fi access point and will receive IP from the protected DHCP server.
  • Each competitor will receive the admin user name and password of the computers participating in the challenge.
  • To win the $100,000, the hacker must be the first to gain access to the server and copy a single sensitive file.

To register, visit https://cyber20.com/Hackers-Challenge.aspx.