ATOM Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge

About the Challenge

The ATOM Annual Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge purposes FIU Business and Cybersecurity students to look towards the future of cybersecurity and cyber resilience. The challenge aims to develop and refine the cybersecurity leadership skills of our FIU Business students in handling complex, evolving cybersecurity incidents that sometimes involve multi-organizations or multi-nations. FIU students will gather to assess cybersecurity threats and conduct cybersecurity risk assessment, threat identification, prevention and remediation based on a realistic situation, under this year’s challenge theme: "Ransomware Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector in a Pandemic."

Tasked with a real-life business problem, purposes FIU Business and Cybersecurity students work collaboratively to form analytical and research-based perspectives, and develop collaborative, critical thinking, and research skills. Student competitors formally present their innovative solutions comprising of cybersecurity policy and strategy, to a panel of senior business and cybersecurity leaders. Winning teams receive scholarship awards and are sponsored to compete at the international Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge.


  • Florida International University
    Department of Information Systems & Business Analytics
    11200 SW 8th Street, RB 250
    Miami, FL 33199
    Office: 305.348.2830

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