ICF International won second place at The Global CyberLympics World Finals held March 21, 2012, in Chantilly, Virginia. The ethical hacking competition pitted teams from North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific against each other in attempts to attack and defend various cyber targets. ICF's team representing North America participated in the event, and the Netherlands took home the title.
Leading up to The Global CyberLympics World Finals, teams from all over the world competed against each other in a series of regional matches in the United States, Hungary, India, Malaysia, and United Arab Emirates. The winners and runners-up from the regional competitions fought for the world championship title by competing in six categories—web applications, operating system (OS compromise, exploit hunting, lock picking, service uptime, and keeping attackers out—while defending their own network and attacking others simultaneously.
ICF is a leader in cybersecurity, risk management, and identity management. The company serves federal, civilian, defense clients, and critical sectors such as the energy industry, in protecting IT systems from sophisticated attacks and securing critical infrastructure.