DUBAI – Digital Dubai has launched the Emirati ‘Seize The Flag’ (CTF) Problem as a part of its initiatives underneath the affiliated Dubai Cyber Innovation Park (DCIPark), aiming to enhance cybersecurity expertise amongst Emirati college students.
The problem duties college students with discovering 15 vulnerabilities in an online software that simulates the banking system.
Amer Sharaf AlHashmi, CEO of the Cybersecurity Techniques and Providers Sector at Dubai Digital Safety Middle (DESC) – a subsidiary of Digital Dubai – claimed that: “The Emirati CTF Problem goals to reinforce the talents and funding of Emirati youth of their cybersecurity improvements. Cybersecurity is now one of the essential sectors, given the rising world demand for it, coupled with fast technological developments and the rising safety calls for of digital communities. The problem offers a digital setting that simulates actuality for contributors, permitting them to suggest and develop strategies and ways to reveal vulnerabilities and take fast and efficient motion to handle cyber threats.”
The Dubai Cyber Innovation Park (DCIPark) has introduced that registration is now open on the problem’s official web site: https://emirati.ctf.ae/, and will likely be obtainable from October 7 to 10. The problem runs repeatedly for 4 days.
The Emirati CTF Problem has particular eligibility necessities: contributors should be residents of the United Arab Emirates and register for the problem utilizing their college e mail tackle. Moreover, the problem is meant for people, not groups, and contributors are required to keep up the confidentiality of the options they develop.