The Final Round WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 will take place on December 27, online on GrandPrix.WhiteHatVN.com. This is an 8-hour competition between 10 excellent teams, including 2 from Vietnam, 3 from the US, 2 Korean teams and 3 others from Russia, India and Germany.
In this round, the challenges are intended to greatly classify the teams’ abilities. After solving Jeopardy challenges, the Finalists will enter the Attack/Defense program in a simulated environment. For the purpose of this program, the Organizer has built up a Security Management System that uses real hardware devices to make the fight realistic. The mission of the teams includes attacking, exploiting others’ vulnerabilities to disable the system of security cameras, motion detectors, surveillance lights, etc. while keeping their own systems protected. To be successful, the teams need practical skills and deep understanding of infrastructure security, application security, encryption, web security, etc.
Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phuc - Director General of the Authority of Information Security (Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications) said: “In the work of ensuring cyber security, skilled experts play a key role. Competitions such as WhiteHat Grand Prix will help promote the development of Vietnam’s cyber security human resources and affirm our country’s reputation in the international cyber security community”.
WhiteHat Grand Prix was first held domestically in 2014 and began to expand globally since 2015. With the theme of Vietnam Today, the Organizers of WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 will introduce a modern Vietnam on the rise with achievements of culture, economics, science and technique, etc. The Qualification Round attracted a record number of participants with 739 teams from 84 countries and territories around the world, among whom are teams in the top 10 of the CTFTime. WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 is officially guaranteed by Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications, co-organized by the Authority of Information Security (Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications) and Bkav Corporation.
Official information about the competition is available at: GrandPrix.WhiteHatVN.com.
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