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What is Cybersecurity? 



Cybersecurity is the application of technologies, processes and controls to protect electronic systems, networks, programs, devices and data from malicious cyber attacks. It aims to reduce the risk of cyber attacks and protect against the unauthorised exploitation of systems, networks and technologies.



What is CYWARIA League North? 



CYWARIA League North is Canada’s elite gamified cybersecurity platform. Compete against members of your team, organization, or class in real-to life cybersecurity scenarios.



Why Join the League?



CYWARIA League North, is a competitive eSports type environment based on real world scenarios. The interactive eSports environment provides players with high entertainment value, while learning cybersecurity skills and knowledge related to the cybersecurity field. Whether you're a club looking to prove your skills or an organization looking to train your team, Cywaria League North is right for you. 



Who Can Play?



Level up your cybersecurity skills with hands-on technical challenges for today's threats. Our campaigns are tailored to your organization's needs. There are no specific pre-requisites to participate however, it is recommended that players have some prior knowledge of cybersecurity practices including Linux, CLI, and Networking.



How Do You Play? 



A campaign opens for a set amount of time. Players will compete by solving the challenges within the allotted time. Scores are based on the amount of time it took to solve, as well as whether players requested hints to solve challenges during the campaign. An overall score will be provided for each player.



How Do I Know My Ranking?



Points are collected cumulatively to create a live leaderboard that ranks participants, this competitive element creates a life-like pressure to complete the tasks quickly and effectively.



What Equipment is Required?



All the players will need is a laptop or PC, and a strong internet connection.



Do I Play as an Individual or on a Team?



Both! Players can compete individually against other members of their organization or compete in teams to take on rivals. 


What is the Time Commitment? 



The time commitment to participate in a campaign depends on the skill level of your organization and the difficulty of the customized campaign. A typical campaign can take between 1-2 hours to complete.