ESCALATE to Power Maryland Cyber Capture the Flag Challenge for 2nd Year in a Row
ESCALATE demonstrates benefits of learning with Capture the Flag Challenge.
Baltimore, MD - November 25, 2019
Point3 Security is excited to announce that it will be powering the Maryland Cyber Challenge for the second year in a row. The challenge will take place in Baltimore from December 5-6 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor. The competition invites high school and college teams to test their skills against real-world cyber scenarios. Event attendees will be able to hear CEO Evan Dornbush’s talk, “Why Capture the Flag Matters”, which examines the benefits of Capture the Flag competitions, and will then have a chance to see a live tournament. Point3 Security’s ESCALATE will be used to power the competition, which will be played “Jeopardy!” style as teams work together on both defensive and offensive operations.
“We are excited to see some new and old faces at the competition on Thursday. This competition demonstrates the capabilities and promise our youth brings to cybersecurity,” says Evan Dornbush, CEO & Co-Founder of Point3 Security, Inc.
ESCALATE is an immersive ecosystem that provides gamified cyberskill challenges and is supported by an online community of mentors. The platform currently contains over 100 challenges and is updated with new content each month. With the goal of educating the community and raising awareness about cybersecurity threats, ESCALATE helps enhance professional skills and reinforces talent within organizations. The winners of both the high school and collegiate divisions will be announced live during the closing session of the Cyber Maryland Conference on December 6, 2019
About Point3 Security Inc.
Founded in 2014, Point3 Security, Inc. is a premier information security organization that provides the industry with the training and analytical tools to enhance its workforce. Recognizing the industry’s increasingly complex threats, Point3 Security, Inc. provides game-based challenges that identify and cultivate cybersecurity talent for professional organizations. For more information please visit ittakesahuman.com.