Cyber Hunt

Cyber Hunt

21 Nov 2019, 13:10 - 13:55

Geek Street

Please bring a laptop with you to this session

The Cybersecurity Nexus Cyber Hunt is a live competition which pits participants against each other in a race against themselves and the clock to respond to a multipronged attack while concurrently conducting a penetration test against diverse asset sets. Participants will need to leverage capabilities from all cybersecurity domains, Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover, in an attempt to outwit and outsmart other competitors and achieve the highest score!

Challenge subsets include the following skills:

  • Network Scanning
  • Vulnerability Identification
  • System hardening
  • System exploitation
  • Exploitation response
  • Much, much more!

After completing this session you will be able to:

  • Better understand asset identification and location via scanning technologies
  • Understand how to identify vulnerabilities on a system of responsibility
  • Better harden systems of responsibility
  • Understand elements of conducting a penetration test
  • Understand elements of responding to an incident or attack


  • Dustin Brewer


    Manager Product Platform Developer, Cybersecurity


  • Frank Downs


    Director & SME, Cyber Security Practice


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