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
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"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 (CDC)