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Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge - Bringing High School Students and Security Professionals Together

The Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge (CDC) Cyber Defence Challenge (CDC) is the first program in Canada that brings high school students and security professionals together in an attempt to raise cyber-security awareness amongst Canada’s youth. The CDC is led by a team of professionals representing three primary support organizations: Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) Manitoba, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC²), Manitoba/Saskatchewan Chapter and ISACA Winnipeg. The CDC is a Canadian Not-for-Profit organization that is governed by an independent board of industry professionals, executives, and education representatives.  

Please click the following details for more info:

Overview of the CDC Program 

Invitation Letter to Canadian High Schools

CDC Challenge Poster – High School Orientation Session (Sept 9, 2013)

Educator Briefing Session (Sept 9, 2013)

CDC Recognized By Computerworld as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate

CDC interview with Barb Bowes on CJOB - Bowes Knows, May 18th

New program teaches students of all ages safe online behaviour, how to improve cyber security (Winnipeg FreePress, May 4 2013)


Pictures from the 2013 Computer Honors Laureate Program event in Washington, D.C. on June 3rd 2013:



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