Security Innovation and WISP Run Conference-Wide Contest at DEF CON 25

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WILMINGTON, Mass., July 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In partnership with Women in Security and Privacy (WISP), Security Innovation, cybersecurity provider and leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Training three years in a row, will be running a conference-wide interactive web application contest at Las Vegas, NV this year.

The contest, hand-selected by the DEF CON contest committee, is called CMD+CTRL.  CMD+CTRL is a highly interactive learning event where development and IT teams come together to put their security skills to the test. Players learn offensive and defensive tactics in real-world environment where they compete to find vulnerabilities in web applications and defend IT infrastructure.  At DEF CON, the contest will be based on Security Innovation’s Web Application CMD+CTRL Hackathon.

Recently Security Innovation has run their CMD+CTRL Hackathon at several industry association meetings and events including: RSA, ToorCon, OWASP AppSec California, SecureWorld Portland, Connected Security Expo; as well as for many enterprise clients around the globe.

Rebecca Leitch
Corporate Marketing Manager
Security Innovation

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Globe Newswire: 12:00 GMT Monday 17th July 2017

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