Note: Participants MUST bring a laptop to the event. Students completing NetWars qualify for up to 12 SANS CMUs, as part of the SANS GIAC certification renewal program and 7 CompTIA CEUs in support of A+, Network+, and Security+. Please see http://www.giac.org/certifications/renewal for more info.
NetWars is a computer and network security challenge that will test your experience and skills in a controlled environment while having fun with your fellow security professionals. Each player must find hidden keys within a special image downloaded from the Internet. Using these keys players will enter an online environment where knowledge of security vulnerabilities and their exploits can be turned into points. The scoreboard is public so players and spectators can keep track of the score. For additional technical information please visit http://www.afcea.org/events/jwc/13/netwars.asp. Participants MUST bring a laptop to the event in order to participate. Participation qualifies for up to 12 CMUs in support of SANS GIAC certification and 7 continuing education units (CEUs) in support of CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications. Prizes: 1st Place - iPad 2nd Place - Counter Hack Reloaded (book) 3rd Place - NetWars t-shirt