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Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, in partnership with the Scottish GovernmentDewar Cyber Consulting, and Abertay University, are bringing a new iteration of the Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge to Scotland.

The Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge is a cyber policy and strategy competition where students compete in developing policy recommendations tackling a fictional cyber catastrophe.

Over 2 days, teams of students from Scottish universities and colleges will work together to craft actionable policy recommendations in response to a scenario that examines cyber threats to resilience before presenting them to a panel of industry professionals. Abertay cyberQuarter will host the competition on the 18th and 19th October. 

This competition is open to students enrolled in colleges and universities based in Scotland.

  • Location: Abertay cyberQuarter, Abertay University, Dundee
  • Competition Date: 18th and 19th October 2022

Are you currently enrolled in a degree-awarding university or college? Then we want you to build a team and take on an exciting, escalating simulated cyber incident.

Register your team here.

Are you a cyber security professional with experience in dealing with cyber crises at a high level, or an academic with an interest in crisis management? Then apply to be on our expert judging panel and put the students through their paces.

Register to join as a judge.

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