CYBER CoRe Event

30 September 2019 - 02 October 2019
Antonio Vivaldistraat 150, 1083 HP Amsterdam
Organised by:

EY and CYBEXER will organize the CYBER CoRe (Cooperative Resilience) event this year at wavespace™ in the EY office in Amsterdam from Monday 30th of September until Wednesday 2nd of October. During this 3 day event your blue team skills will be tested in a Live Fire exercise of defending a full-scale IT Infrastructure against Red Team cyberattacks.


The CYBER CoRe event is an excellent opportunity for your IT security team to test their methodology and skills of mitigation, detection and response to high frequency cyberattacks that will be launched on their IT infrastructure.


Multiple blue teams participate in the exercise and compete against each other to keep their IT infrastructure protected against attacks performed by a real-life Red Team and test their capabilities under the pressure of a continuous flow of attacks and real-life based scenarios. Participating in this event is an excellent way to test and develop your skills in handling real-life cyberattack by means of Identification, Protection, Detection, Response, Recovery and Reporting.


Targeted audience

The target audience is exclusively technical staff being involved in technical IT-security or cyber defense. 
In order to be successful in the exercise, the team should have knowledge and experiences in the following areas: 


System and Network Administration 

  • TCP/IP networking: knowledge of common network protocols, services and technologies like DNS, NTP, DHCP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SSH, FTP, VoIP, at least basic knowledge about IPv6
  • Administration of and securing Windows and Linux based systems. Some examples: Windows domain and Active Directory, workstations and servers based on different Windows versions, Linux servers running on Ubuntu and Debian distribution, Firewalls based on OPNsense or iptables, proxy servers, VMware vSphere virtualization platform, Administration of network devices, Programming skills in high-level language.


Web applications, technologies and development 

HTML, client-side and server side scripting such as JavaScript and PHP, SQL databases such as MySQL.


Computer Network Defence 

Monitoring, detecting, analyzing, reporting, resolving, security incidents.