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Point3 Security Sponsors Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competitions at the Grayhat, BSides DFW and BSides Philly Conferences

October 27, 2020 GMT

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 27, 2020--

Point3 Security, the leader in advanced training of cybersecurity professionals through gamified challenges, is sponsoring three Capture the Flag (CTF) challenges free of charge for cybersecurity professionals. CTFs are among the best ways to hone the specific security skills that are so important for purple and red team members, such as binary exploitation, reverse engineering, web exploitation, etc.

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These experienced and advanced CTFs from Point3 are being offered in conjunction with the upcoming virtual Grayhat conference being held October 29-31, 2020 and BSides DFW conference on November 7, 2020. Point3 Security will provide an all-levels CTF for BSides Philadelphia Conference on December 4, 2020.

“If 2020 has shown us anything, it’s that cybersecurity is a constantly evolving practice, because the threatscape is perpetually changing and shifting. Security analysts need to receive constant training to keep up with trends,” said Evan Dornbush, CEO, Point3 Security. “We’re very pleased to offer the global cybersecurity community, through these great conferences, gamified hands-on challenges that let cyber pros develop their skills, test their persistence, and learn about the latest threats.”

The CTFs will be conducted on the ESCALATE™ platform, the premier cybersecurity gamified learning ecosystem, and will provide an array of engaging challenges. Entrants’ achievements will be tracked (anonymously if wished) through awarded points on leaderboards, incentivizing their experience.

To register for CTFs:

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About Point3 Security, Inc.

Founded in 2014, Point3 Security, Inc. is a premier information security organization that provides the industry with the training and analytical tools to enhance its workforce. Recognizing the industry’s increasingly complex threats, Point3 Security, Inc. provides game-based challenges that identify and cultivate cybersecurity talent for professional organizations. Point3 Security was recently named one of Inc. 500’s top fastest growing companies. For more information please visit ittakesahuman.com.

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