CCSC23: Cyprus Cyber Security Challenge
Ethical Hackers wanted to represent Cyprus in the European respective competition
The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) and the CyberMouflons Cybersecurity Team announce the 6th Cyprus Cyber Security Challenge (CCSC) to be held online from 01 July to 16 July 2023.
The CCSC aims to form the National Team that will represent Cyprus in the respective European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC). The national competition is open to all ages but only those betwwen the ages of 14-25 years old are eligible to be part of the national team. In particular, young people (with birth years 1998-2009 inclusive) from secondary school students, students, cybersecurity professionals and researchers and hackers.
The winners of the CCSC, after appropriate relevant training and preparation, will represent Cyprus in the European Competition ECSC which will take place on 24-27 October in Norway.
The Cyprus cybersecurity team is prepared by mentors-volunteers from the CyberMouflons community and member of the Advisory Board who, among other things are coordinating the challenges, the selection of candidates and the training of the winners.
CCSC23 is held under the auspices of the President of the Republic, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth, the Commissioner for Communications through the Digital Security Authority and the Cyprus Police.
Sponsors of the competition are the following organizations: Deloitte, European University Cyprus, Exness, EY, Frederick University, Grant Thornton, KPMG, Odyssey Cybersecurity, Oracle Academy, Qsecure, Try Hack Me , UCLan Cyprus University and Silensec.
The winners will get access to training platforms and receive gifts and awards. Please note that beginners and or self-taught people are encouraged to take part in the competition as there will also be introductory exercises for people without experience who wish to test their knowledge and skills in a CTF (Capture the Flag) competition.
Registrations will be open until June 14th 2023. For information please visit the competition website https://ccsc.org.cy/ or contact Mr. George Michael, member of the Board of the Cyprus Computer Society (tel. 22460680, and [email protected]).
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