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Cyber Defense Initiative® 2020 - Live Online

Virtual, US Eastern | Mon, Dec 14 - Sat, Dec 19, 2020

SANS NetWars DoD Services Cup Championship

The SANS Institute is proud to host the SANS NetWars DoD Services Cup Championship online this year during SANS Cyber Defense InitiativeŽ 2020.

The teams are set with representation from 8 teams; US Army Guard, US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves, 45th Space Communications Squadron - US Space Force, US Navy, US Marines, US Coast Guard and DISA

A Service Member’s Reception for all invitees will be held online before the Tournament begins on Thursday, December 17. The reception will feature special speakers and will serve as an orientation and kick-off to begin the Tournament. It is very important that all participants attend this pre-tournament briefing.

We are pleased to announce this year’s SANS NetWars DoD Services Cup Championship will feature the brand new version of Cyber Defense NetWars!

Cyber Defense NetWars DoD Services Cup Championship Schedule:

  • Reception: Thursday, December 17, 6:30-7:00PM EST
  • Thursday, December 17, 7:15PM-10:15PM EST
  • Friday, December 18, 7:15PM-10:15PM EST – Presentation of the 2020 Services Cup Trophy immediately following the tournament

Main Contact: Mike Martin mmartin@sans.org

For more information about the SANS NetWars DoD Services Cup Championship, please contact:


We look forward to recognizing our dedicated service members!

Please note that this special event is complimentary for invited guests. Guests who would like to add a SANS training course to their Tournament may visit the SANS Cyber Defense InitiativeŽ 2020 – Live Online website to register.


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