MEDIA ALERT U.S. Department of Energy to host virtual CyberForce Competition® November 13

MEDIA ALERT

U.S. Department of Energy to host virtual CyberForce Competition® November 13

Who:         The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.

What:        The U.S. Department of Energy will host its CyberForce Competition® virtually.

The 2021 CyberForce Competition will be hosting approximately 135 teams attending U.S. accredited institutions. Student teams will compete to harden and defend simulated hydropower energy infrastructure from cyberattacks, while maintaining service for their customers (played by volunteers).

When:      Saturday, November 13, 2021

                  9:30 a.m. CT – Opening remarks

                  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT – Competition         

Where:      Argonne National Laboratory

                  (Virtually)

                  Lemont, IL

Additional DOE National Laboratories that will co-host this event include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, CO), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, WA) and Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, NM).

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American Public Power Association

Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Cavalry

Cobalt Strike

ComEd E-ISAC

Exelon Federal Training Partnership ICF

(ISC)2   Microsoft Azure Government

TN Department of Environment and Conservation

Veracode

Additional Information: https://cyberforcecompetition.com/

Media Contact: Lynn Hoff | [email protected]