As the demand for trained cybersecurity professionals continues to increase, it is essential that students and professionals improve their practical skills and stay up to date with the latest techniques and technologies.
As the demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals continues to increase, it is essential that students and professionals improve their practical skills and stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies. An effective way to achieve this is to participate in attack and defense events, which provide valuable hands-on experience in simulated cyber-attack scenarios.
- Simulation of the real world. Attack and Defend events offer realistic simulation of cyber-attack scenarios, allowing participants to experience the dynamics of real-world cybersecurity challenges. By actively participating in these simulations, students and professionals gain first-hand experience in identifying vulnerabilities, detecting threats, and responding effectively to mitigate potential risks.
- Development of practical skills. Participants can improve their skills in areas such as ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment, incident response, and network defense. Attack and defense events often involve teamwork, fostering collaboration, and improving communication skills, both of which are crucial in the field of cybersecurity.
- Exposure to cutting edge tools and techniques. From using penetration testing tools to implementing threat intelligence frameworks, attendees gain valuable insight into the latest developments. This exposure not only enhances their technical knowledge, but also helps them stay informed on emerging trends and best practices.
- Networking and collaboration. Attack and Defend events attract cybersecurity enthusiasts, students, professionals, and experts from various backgrounds. Participants can connect with like-minded people, share experiences, and build relationships with potential mentors, employers, or colleagues.
- Improve problem solving skills. By facing various cyberattack scenarios, students and professionals learn to think creatively, adapt their strategies, and make prompt, informed decisions—essential skills for success in the field of cybersecurity.
Do you want to test your cybersecurity skills?
Hawaiian Telcom and Fortinet invite you to an interactive workshop Attack, Defend and Win the Cybersecurity Game where you will play the roles of attacker and defender in a series of game-like challenges. Prepare to learn by doing. And at the end of the day, you’ll have gained real insight into how cybercriminals think and how successful defenders respond. This interactive workshop is open to all experience levels, all you need to bring is your computer. Lunch will be provided.
Join us on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm All skill levels welcome. Click here to register. Spaces are limited, so RSVP today.