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The winning team will receive a trip, based on government per diem (airfare, lodging, meals, and paid conference fees) for up to 4 members to the 2011 DoD Cyber Crime Conference

Each member of the winning team will also receive a plaque as well as formal recognition at the conference.

DC3 Prize Eligibility Requirements:


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The winning teams of the High School, Undergraduate, and Graduate student academic categories will receive a trip to the 2011 DoD Cyber Crime Conference.

SANS Prize Eligibility Requirements:



The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber-Threats (IMPACT) and the Defense Cyber Crime Center have partnered to provide a Digital Forensic Challenge opportunity for non-U.S. entries. This opportunity will provide an international aspect to a previously U.S.-based event and allow additional insight into global methods to fight cyber crime.

The winner(s) of the International category from an IMPACT-member country will be eligible to fly to Malaysia for a tour of the IMPACT facility in Cyberjaya, official presentation of a commemorative plaque and potential grants of EC-Council and SANS courses. The results of the IMPACT/DC3 Challenge winner will be presented at the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Conference in January 2011, and published for community utilization.

Terms and conditions for the IMPACT prize can be found at IMPACT's website.

IMPACT Prize Eligibility Requirements:


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The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a world leader in Information Security Certification and Training. With over 450 training locations for it’s information security courses in over 60 countries, it is a world leader in technical training and certification for the Information Security community. It is a trusted source for vendor neutral Information Security training solutions. EC-Council and DC3 have partnered to expand prize awards opportunities for our DC3 Digital Forensic Challenge. EC-Council will sponsor the categories of:

The winning teams of the Civilian, Commercial, Government, and Military categories will receive the following prizes for up to 4 members from the EC-Council:

EC-Council's Prize Eligibility Requirements:

John Hopkins/Cyber Watch (JHU/CW)

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, CyberWatch, and DC3 have partnered together to provide an opportunity for High School and Undergraduate Student teams attending U.S. Community Colleges (2 year institutions).

The Johns Hopkins/CyberWatch (JHU/CW) winning team will be recognized as the academic leader at the U.S. Community College level. The winning team members will also be presented with an award to mark their outstanding achievement.

John Hopkins/CyberWatch's Prize Eligibility Requirements:

UK Challenge

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Cyber Security Challenge UK and DC3 have partnered together to provide an opportunity for teams consisting of all UK citizens residing in the UK.

The UK Challenge winning team will be offered two prizes from Cyber Security Challenge UK:

UK Challenge's Prize Eligibility Requirements: