These sponsors and partners share our vision in bringing together and inspiring the very best cybersecurity athletes, building a stronger and more diverse community, and sustaining the United States’ world-class competitive edge.
Become a Sponsor of the 2021 US Cyber Games
Help us send the first US Cyber Team to compete on the world stage at the 2021 International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC). The US Cyber Games depends on the generosity of our corporate and university sponsors. We all know that the success of our cybersecurity industry depends on sourcing and training talent to reduce the workforce gap. We’re seeking organizations to share our overall mission and to sponsor the programs!
Meet the 2021 US Cyber Games
Sponsors & Partners
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.
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.
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.
Hack The Box is an online platform allowing you to test your penetration testing skills and exchange ideas and methodologies with other members of similar interests. It contains several challenges that are constantly updated. Some of them simulating real-world scenarios and some of them leaning more towards a CTF style of challenge. As an individual, you can complete a simple challenge to prove your skills and then create an account, allowing you to connect to our private network (HTB Net) where several machines await for you to hack them. By hacking machines, you get points that help you advance in the rankings.
Founded the same year as NASA and located in the heart of Florida's rocket-launching "Space Coast," Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is a top-tier national university that prepares students for careers of the future. Strong in all areas of STEM—science, technology, engineering and math—Florida Tech is known for its research and academics in aerospace and biomedical engineering, space and marine sciences, and cybersecurity and AI. The university is home to the L3Harris Institute for Assured Information, an interdisciplinary cyber operations research center, as well as the student-led FITSEC, a multi-award-winning competitive cybersecurity team.
For more information visit https://www.fit.edu/ and https://www.linkedin.com/school/florida-institute-of-technology/.
SimSpace is the leading innovative cyber security platform for enabling risk reduction through operational quantification, testing and training. The SimSpace platform is powered by our cyber range, a safe, open, and secure hyper-realistic environment delivering advanced risk mitigation solutions. No other organization has SimSpace’s depth of experience in creating high-fidelity cyber ranges with unique user and adversary emulation techniques. Optimize your cybersecurity using real-world attack simulations, product evaluations, specialized training content, and individual/team-based assessments. These techniques are designed to stress people, processes and technology across individual and team-level training exercises, attack simulations, mission rehearsals, and product evaluations. SimSpace's mission is to provide an automated, cost-effective evaluation method for calculating cyber risks based on realistic comprehensive assessments of holistic capability to yield to more secure networks globally.
For more information visit https://www.simspace.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/simspace-corporation/.
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/.
Capitol Technology University, a private STEM institution in Laurel, MD, has been a global leader in technology education since it was founded in 1927. With programs such as cybersecurity, cyber analytics, computer science, critical infrastructure, engineering, unmanned systems, and many more, Capitol paves the way for students to find the most lucrative careers in the most in-demand fields. The university’s cybersecurity program has been recognized numerous times for its excellence, and the program Chairperson, Dr. William Butler, received the SC Media Award for Outstanding Educator in 2021. All courses of study are taught by industry professionals with a wealth of experience in their fields, ensuring that students receive hands-on, career-ready education.
Official Gaming Peripheral Sponsor
For 18 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer and the company is consistently recognized for delivering products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. Under the tagline of “WE’RE ALL GAMERS,” HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones, and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and worldwide because they meet the most stringent product specifications and are built with best-in-class components.
For more information, please go to www.hyperxgaming.com.
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.
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.
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.
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./.
Named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, Allied Esports International, Inc. is at the forefront of esports entertainment with a global network of properties designed to serve as competition battlegrounds, community experience hubs, and content production centers. Through direct operation or membership in the Allied Esports Property Network, the world’s first esports affiliate program, Allied Esports’ facilities span North America, Europe, China, and Australia, and include the world-renowned HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, a fleet of mobile arenas, the HyperX Esports Trucks, and the HyperX Esports Studio in Hamburg, Germany.
Official Prize Sponsor
At Cyber Supply Drop, we bring resources to those actively fighting to begin or grow their cybersecurity career. We do this by providing free or reasonably accessible, high-quality training in several forms. First, by supplying training and industry certification exam vouchers through giveaways that we run organically, or through our partners. Second, by delivering awareness and information about resources through LinkedIn posts, podcast and livestream appearances, and our website.
Visit our website at https://www.cybersupplydrop.org/ to learn more and follow our LinkedIn posts at https://www.linkedin.com/company/cyber-supply-drop/
Official Jersey Sponsor
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.
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.
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.
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/.
The goal of the University of Wisconsin Extended Campus is to provide online educational opportunities to adult and nontraditional students wherever they may live and work. Through continuing education offices on all 13 campuses, the University of Wisconsin System extends its resources to adult students, making available a variety of innovative courses, degree programs, and certificates. Taught solely online, these programs help students meet their educational goals while balancing work and other responsibilities. We invite you to explore our many learning options designed to meet your educational goals, including our Master of Science in Cybersecurity. Find out what online programs are available for you and take advantage of the finest university system in the country.
For more information visit https://uwex.wisconsin.edu/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/university-of-wisconsin-extended-campus/.
To learn about the UW online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program visit https://uwex.wisconsin.edu/cybersecurity.
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/.
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.
CTOvision, a division of OODA Loop, 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://www.oodaloop.com/, 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™.
Simply Cyber brings Information security related content to help IT or Information Security professionals take their career further, faster. Current cyber security industry topics and techniques are explored to promote a career in the field. Topics cover offense, defense, governance, risk, compliance, privacy, education, certification, conferences; all with the intent of professional development.
Cyber Insecurity is a digest of relevant and timely cybersecurity news stories, career information, and discussion about cyber security spanning a wide range of valuable information. Topics such as how to hack, how to conduct penetration testing & red team concepts, and how to be an expert pentester/hacker in the modern cybersecurity landscape. Blue team and cyber defense topics such as MITRE, threat hunting, purple teaming, and security operations concepts so that you are better prepared to defend against modern cybersecurity threats. We regularly bring industry leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds to include threat intelligence, risk management, hacking, CISO's, and other cybersecurity professionals. Hundreds have entered into the career field or advanced their career based on our in-depth resume and LinkedIn information, or the experts we’ve introduced them to.
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.
Raices Cyber Org is a Hispanic Association in Cyber Security and Technology (HACS). Founded in 2021 to support the LatinX and Hispanic community we are a fiscally sponsored 501(c)3 non-profit. "The Stronger the Roots the Stronger the Tree" is the mantra behind Raíces. Our mission is to encourage and support the Hispanic and Latino cyber and technology community to achieve greater representation in the world. We are doing that with our four main pillars. Continued support and encouragement to and from the community, education for all career levels, access to valuable resources, constructive networking and the forming of STRONG bonds ("Roots").
For more information visit www.raicescyber.org and