Registration is now open for the seventh annual Geneva Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge, hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) in partnership with the Atlantic Council. The competition will take place virtually, on Zoom from 11-12 May 2021. Registration deadline for teams is on 23 March at 23:00 CEST.
PLEASE NOTE: In order to compete for a spot at the Geneva Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge, all registered teams must submit their answers to the three questions outlined below by 23 March 2021 at 23:00 CEST.

In the event of the competition being oversubscribed, responses to these questions will help competition staff determine which teams will compete.

Each answer should be 200 words or less:

1. Why is cyber security such an important facet of modern global security?

2. What for you and your team is the single most pressing cyber security challenge we face today, and what can be done to address it?

3. Why did you compose your team the way you did, and what do you expect will differentiate your team from others?

Please submit your answers in PDF or Word format to the GCSP Cyber 9/12 team at Your application will be considered complete only when the answers have been received.
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