USA Hackers Challenge

Fri Mar 1, 2019
Students and alumni from the University of North Georgia (UNG) were among the 58 competitors for a $100,000 prize in the USA Hackers Challenge hosted by UNG and Israeli cybersecurity company Cyber 2.0 on Feb. 14 at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). (Read the full story here: https://ung.edu/news/articles/2019/02/students-and-alumni-test-cyber-skills-in-cyber-2.0-challenge.php).Cyber 2.0 says it can guarantee full protection from the spread of cyber attacks. A winner would be declared at the competition only if someone, with an administrative password and internet protocol addresses provided, compromised Cyber 2.0's defenses to obtain a confidential file. With about 2 million attacks launched, no one broke in and secured the prize.