“Cyber competitions are a fundamental element of developing the next generation of cybersecurity talent. Games help motivate the future workforce, and keep the current workforce sharp, maintaining a thriving community of cyber professionals,” noted CISA Director Jen Easterly. “While certifications and apprenticeships are important training instruments, games provide a safe and legal venue to practice offensive and defensive techniques in a real-world environment.”
The mission of the US Cyber Games is to bring together talented athletes, coaches, and industry leaders to build an elite team for global cybersecurity competition.
“Our vision is to inspire the very best cybersecurity athletes, build a stronger and more diverse community, and sustain the United States' world-class competitive edge,” explains Jessica Gulick, Commissioner, US Cyber Games.
CISA leads the national effort to understand, manage, and reduce risk to our cybersecurity and physical infrastructure, 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 national effort to understand, manage, and reduce risk to our cyber and physical infrastructure. CISA connects stakeholders in industry and government to each other, and to resources, analyses, and tools to help them build their own cyber, communications, and physical security and resilience, in turn helping to ensure a secure and resilient infrastructure for the American people. Visit https://www.cisa.gov to learn more.
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