Cyber42 Game Day: Vulnerability Management

  • Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020 12:00PM EDT (23 Sep 2020 16:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: Jonathan Risto, David Hazar, Joe Sullivan

In this special session you will play to win the Cyber42 Vulnerability Management Simulation! In this three-hour game day you will play as part of a team to improve the state of a fictional organization and more effectively handle the vulnerability management. During the game, as developed for MGT516: Managing Security Vulnerabilities: Enterprise and Cloud, 'you will see that the actions you choose can have uncertain outcomes and even unintended consequences! '

This interactive simulation puts you in real-world scenarios that spur discussion, critical thinking of situations, and melding of different points of view and personalities that you likely will encounter at work. The decisions your team makes will impact your organizations vulnerability management program, leveraging and impacting the available budget, time, and vulnerability management maturity.

Winning the game is simple. Your team needs to have the highest score, which represents how well your team has adapted and implemented the vulnerability management program. Its not just about implementing security controls, its about changing behaviors and culture to create lasting improvements.

The Cyber42 game was originally developed for MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials for Managers class and has been adapted for MGT516.'the Cyber42 Leadership Simulation game, as used in MGT512, is described in more detail here.'the gameboard has been tailored for MGT516, and will be launched at this event.


In this virtual session, individual attendees will be assigned to a team of 4-5 people as they log into the session.'there is no ability to create a team ahead of the event, nor guarantee individual attendees will be assigned to the same team once in the session. This event will be capped at 100 people.

System Requirements: Computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader