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Cyprus’ Best Hackers: 4th Cyprus Cyber Security Challenge

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The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) in collaboration with the CyberMouflons Hacking Community successfully organised the Cyprus Cyber ​​Security Competition (CCSC 2021). The aim of the competition, which took place online from April 1 to 18, was to find the country’s young talents in the field of cyber security. 220 persons participated in the competition, aged 14 and over, students, soldiers, students, amateurs and professionals in the field.

The competition in the form of CTF (Capture the Flag) included 41 different types of challenges in web subjects, reverse engineering, forensics, pwn, steganography, cryptography etc. which were prepared by a group of volunteer mentors.

The organisers congratulate all the participants for their effort.

20 participants who meet the criteria of the respective European Cyber ​​Security Competition (Cypriot nationals between the ages of 14-26) will attend training seminars and participate in competitions aimed at establishing the 10-member Cypriot national team (five persons 14- 20 years and five persons aged 21-26 years). The national team will compete among 27 other countries in the European Cybersecurity Competition which will be held either in person or online from September 28 to October 1 in Prague.

CCSC 2021 is under the auspices of the Ministry of Defense and the Digital Security Authority through the Office of the Communications Commissioner and approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth.

Information on the cybersecurity competition can be found at www.ccsc.org.cy  and for other CCS activities on IT, coding, robotics visit www.ccs.org.cy

 

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