When: March 1, 2020 at 12am to March 15, 2020 at 11:45pm
Event type: competition/contest/award
Organized by: Cyprus Computer Society (contact: Toumazis Toumazi)
Latest activity: Feb 5, 2020
The 3rd Cyprus Cyber Security Challenge (CCSC) is organized by the Cyprus Computer Society (CCS). The competition is under the auspices of the Digital Security Authority and the Digital Champion and is approved by the the Ministry of Education,Culture, Sports and Youth.
Goal of the competition
The competition is organized with the aim of identifying new talents in the field of cyber security, as well as encouraging young people to pursue a cyber security career. The goal of the competition is to identify 10 individuals who will consist the Cyprus Team that will participate in the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) which will be held in November 2020 in Austria. ECSC is an initiative of the European Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA).
The participants will be asked to solve challenges related to web security, mobile security, crypto puzzles, reverse engineering and forensics and will collect points for each challenge they solve.
The CCSC will take place through an online platform and will have a duration of 15 days. It will be held from Sunday 1 March 2020 until Sunday 15 March 2020. Contestants will be able to participate, any day and time during the above period, from anywhere having Internet access to solve various online challenges in the form of CTF (Capture the Flag).
The language of the competition, as well as regulations, communications and everything else will be English.
Anyone born between 1995 and 2006 is eligible to participate, both professionals and non-professional, hackers, security researchers but also self-taught in the field of cyber security who will be able to test their abilities against multiple goals in real time! Participation is FREE.
Anyone wishing to take part in the CCSC must register by Sunday, 24 February.
Rules - Information
CCSC website: https://ccsc.org.cy
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