What is the CCDC event?
The CCDC is a one day, scenario-based event made up of a series of exercises that help participating individuals develop some of the key technology foundation skills such as networks, servers, and security along with the soft skills of customer service, professional ethics, and communications.
How can I enter?
All highschool students across Canada are eligible to compete in the CCDC. We also encourage post secondary and corporate teams to enter and challenge their understanding of Cyber Security
"Opportunities like the Cyber Defence Challenge are a critical component of dealing effectively with Canada’s mounting cyber challenges."
- Gary Perkins, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) – Province of British Columbia
"Whatever perceptions you may have of the world of cyber security - be prepared to have your paradigm shift!"
- Kerry E. Augustine, President and Chair - Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge (CCDC)
CCDC Update - April 2020
Mon Apr 6th, 2020After careful consultation with our organizing committee regarding the health and safety of everyone in our industry – students, teachers, and sponsors, our volunteers, and supporters – we have made the difficult decision to cancel Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge (CCDC) 2020.
CCDC Update - March 2020
Fri Mar 13th, 2020Update on the 2020 Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge
BC Aware 2020
Thu Jan 30th, 2020
The Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge and MITT - Computer Defenders Seminar Series
Fri Dec 27th, 2019