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Meet the 2021 US Cyber Games

Sponsors & Partners

Founding Partners

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PlayCyber, powered by Katzcy, delivers epic Cyber Games and Esports for fans, sponsors, and players. We are dedicated to bringing together and inspiring the very best cybersecurity athletes, building a stronger and more diverse community by delivering the world’s most exciting cyber games experience. Cyber Games are a fundamental element to developing the next generation of a diverse and well-qualified community of cybersecurity talent. Games not only help build a better workforce, but they also keep the current workforce sharp and maintain a thriving community of cyber professionals prepared for what the future might hold in cyber-attacks and possible disruptive innovations.

To learn more please visit https://playcyber.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/katzcy.


The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, is a partnership between government, academia, and the private sector focused on preparing, growing, and sustaining the cybersecurity workforce. The mission of NICE is to energize and promote a robust network and an ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development. NICE fulfills this mission by coordinating with government, academic, and industry partners to build on existing successful programs, facilitate change and innovation, and bring leadership and vision to increase the number of skilled cybersecurity professionals helping to keep our Nation secure.

For more information visit https://www.nist.gov/nice and https://www.linkedin.com/company/nist-nice.

Founding Sponsor

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

To learn more visit: https://www.tiktok.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/tiktok.

Champion Sponsor


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Leidos is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

For more information visit http://www.leidos.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/leidos/.

Influencer Sponsor


For three decades, Protegrity has delivered innovative, data-centric protection for the most sensitive data of the largest brands on the planet. Our industry-leading solutions allow businesses to finally tap into the value of their data and accelerate digital transformation timelines – without jeopardizing individuals’ fundamental right to privacy. We free businesses from the constraints associated with accessing and leveraging data to create better customer experiences, make intelligence-supported decisions, and fuel innovation. To make this vision a reality, we protect sensitive data anywhere and everywhere to create secure data agility that aligns with the speed of modern business. Data knows no boundaries and Protegrity's technology is built for data ubiquity.

For more information visit https://www.protegrity.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/protegrity/mycompany/.

Contributor Sponsors


The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA promotes industry growth; the development of a highly-skilled workforce, and a commitment to creating an environment where innovation happens and the opportunities and benefits made possible through technology are available to all. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.5 million certifications in areas such as cybersecurity, networking, cloud computing, and technical support.

For more information visit http://comptia.org and https://www.linkedin.com/company/comptia.

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Resolvn, Inc. develops custom cyber ranges and range content to enable real-world training experiences in environments that match the complexity and configurations of government and private sector networks.

For more information visit https://www.resolvn.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/resolvn.

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BAE Systems, Inc. and its 32,500 people are part of a global defense, aerospace, and security company with 89,600 employees worldwide. We deliver products and services for air, land, sea, and space, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support and services. Our dedication shows in everything we create and deliver—from advanced electronic systems to cyber operations and intelligence analysis, from combat vehicles to naval weapons, and from ship maintenance and modernization to vehicle upgrades and services. We push the limits of possibility to provide a critical advantage to our customers where it counts.

For more information visit http://www.baesystems.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/baesystemsinc/.


ProCircular is about relationships and trust. Our experts provide practical recommendations to proactively manage risk, meet regulatory commitments, and address the latest cyber threats. People are at the center of our philosophy, and quality is the cornerstone. We build trust by being approachable, realistic, and unbiased. Each client’s unique goals guide our work and every project produces a tangible result and a clear roadmap. We’re passionate about cybersecurity, serious about quality, and built around people.

For more information visit http://www.procircular.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/procircular-inc./.


Cyware builds Virtual Cyber Fusion Centers offering next-gen SOAR and threat intelligence automation for enterprises, ISACs/ISAOs, MSSPs, and government organizations across the globe.

For more information visit https://cyware.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/cyware .

Supporting Sponsors

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Founded in 2016, Resecurity, Inc. has been globally recognized as one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity companies with the sole mission of protecting enterprises globally from evolving cyber threats through intelligence. Resecurity, Inc. has developed a global reputation for providing best-of-breed data-driven intelligence solutions.

For more information visit http://www.resecurity.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/resecurity/.


Synack, the most trusted crowdsourced security testing platform, delivers smarter penetration testing for dynamic attack surfaces on a continuous cadence. The company’s hacker-powered, AI-enabled pen test provides access to the best worldwide talent, scalable and smart technology, and insights that secure our nation's critical infrastructure and leading brands and businesses.

For more information visit http://synack.com and https://www.linkedin.com/company/synack-red-team.

Government Partners


The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) leads the U.S. Government in cryptology that encompasses both signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information assurance (now referred to as cybersecurity) products and services and enables computer network operations (CNO) in order to gain a decision advantage for the Nation and our allies under all circumstances. For more information visit https://www.nsa.gov/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-security-agency/.

The NSA Codebreaker Challenge provides students with a hands-on opportunity to develop their reverse-engineering / low-level code analysis skills while working on a realistic problem set centered around the NSA's mission. While the challenge is intended for students, professors are encouraged to participate as well. Furthermore, the site was designed to make it easy for those professors interested in incorporating the challenge into their courses to do so. For more information visit https://nsa-codebreaker.org/home.


The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is the nation’s risk advisor, working with partners to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build a more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future. CISA leads the effort to enhance the security, resiliency, and reliability of the nation's cybersecurity and communications infrastructure.

To learn more please visit: https://www.cisa.gov/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/cisagov.

Fiscal Partner

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Founded in 2012, the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) is a National 501(c)3 non-profit community, focused on empowering women to succeed in the cybersecurity industry. WSC’s mission is to advance women in cybersecurity careers by providing programs and partnerships that promote hands-on training, networking, education, mentoring, resource-sharing, and other professional opportunities. WSC serves thousands of women, men, and girls across the globe by bringing awareness to, and advancing careers in, cybersecurity. The WSC community includes information security professionals, IT professionals, programmers, computer scientists, and engineers, as well as women wanting to explore and join the field. Recognizing the importance of encouraging girls to embrace a future in STEM-related professions through its Cyberjutsu Girls Academy, WSC provides a unique hands-on curriculum focused on securing information technology.

For more information visit https://womenscyberjutsu.org/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/women's-society-of-cyberjutsu/.

Platform Partner

US Cyber Range

We provide cloud-based infrastructure for educators, industry, and others, allowing them to offer tailorable hands-on cybersecurity training and education in order to increase the number of skilled cybersecurity experts across all sectors. For more information visit https://www.uscyberrange.org/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/us-cyber-range/about/.

Media Partners

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We’re a cybersecurity-focused news service and a trusted, independent voice in the marketplace. We deliver concise, accessible, and relevant content, separating the signal from the noise in a burgeoning industry, overloaded with information and competing messages. Our news products are created by real people—analysts, experts, and writers with their ears to the ground. Of course, we use automation and create our own technologies to help us along the way, but the news we share has been carefully curated by people working hard and thinking about what matters to the users of cyberspace.

For more information visit https://thecyberwire.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-cyberwire/.

Ooda Loop

CTOvision is an online reference for enterprise technologists. Published by Bob Gourley, and driven by a passionate group of writers and researchers with enterprise IT experience.  CTOvision provides six newsletters including a daily CTO update, a daily FedCyber report, a weekly CTO summary, a weekly Government Big Data report, and several other specialty products.

For more information visit https://ctovision.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/ctovision-com/about/.


ITSP magazine is a free online publication that focuses on technology, cybersecurity, privacy, the InfoSec community and the influence that all this has on our everyday lives – as businesses, individuals, and the society in which we live. We are At the Intersection of Technology, Cybersecurity, and Society™.

For more information visit https://www.itspmagazine.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/itspmagazine/.

Non-Profit Partners

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The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.

For more information visit https://www.issa.org/membership/developing-connecting-cyber-security-professionals-globally/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/information-systems-security-association-issa-/ .


To help close the cybersecurity skills gap, CyberSeek provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market. CyberSeek can support local employers, educators, and guidance and career counselors, students, current workers, policy makers, and other stakeholders.

For more information visit https://www.cyberseek.org/.


The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) builds strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work, and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems, and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of cybersecurity.

For more information visit https://staysafeonline.org/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/national-cyber-security-alliance.