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Cyber Polygon

Cyber Polygon This project is part of the World Economic Forum’s Centre for Cybersecurity Platform Digitalisation is accelerating everywhere. New digital ecosystems are forming all around us, creating unnoticed linkages across services and supply chains. As the world grows more interconnected, the speed of development makes it difficult to assess the impact of change. A secure approach to digital development today will determine the shape of our future for decades to come. Having the right skills in place is key to protecting organisations from attack now. What is Cyber Polygon? Cyber Polygon is a unique cybersecurity event that combines the world's largest technical training exercise for corporate teams and an online conference featuring senior officials from international organisations and leading corporations. The 2021 conference discusses the key risks of digitalisation and best practice for the secure development of digital ecosystems. The 2021 technical exercise builds and tests the skills needed to protect our industries, centring on a targeted supply-chain attack. Every year, the training brings together a global businesses and government agencies to collaborate on technical exercises. The live stream draws in millions of spectators from across the world. 2020 results 120 teams from 29 countries took part in the technical cybersecurity training in 2020. The live stream viewership reached 5 million from 57 nations. A comprehensive report with detailed results of Cyber Polygon 2020 is available here. Cyber Polygon in 2021 This year discussions during the live-streamed conference will centre on secure development of ecosystems. With global digitalisation further accelerating and people, companies, and countries becoming ever more interconnected, security of every single element of a supply-chain is key to ensuring the sustainability of the whole system. During the technical exercise, participants will hone their practical skills in mitigating a targeted supply chain attack on a corporate ecosystem in real time. The event will be held online on July 9th. Applications from organisations wishing to join the training are open. See further details on the official website.

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Dexter Lyons
Dexter Lyons
Jul 07, 2021

I've been anticipating a global supply-chain attack since reading about this several months ago. Remember what happened after the Event 201 pandemic simulation.

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