Bkav launches nationwide security network contest

Wednesday, 2014-08-20 11:45:58
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At the launching ceremony (Source: VN+)
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Nhan Dan Online - The Bkav network security company launched the WhilteHat Grand Prix Competition on August 19.

Entrants aged under 35 years old and are either students or are working in the field of security networks are eligible to enter.

Entrants are encouraged to register in groups of between two to five members. The groups will then enter an online qualifying round via a forum at http://whitehat.vn.

The best ten teams will then take part in the final round to be held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City at the same time on October 25, they will be tested both in the form of attack and defence.

The winning team will be awarded VND100 million (US$4,700), while the second and third place winners will receive VND20 million (US$940) and VND10 million (US$470), respectively.

The contest is being held to boost study and research in the field, thus increasing the quality of human resources to ensure the national security network.

The WhiteHat forum was established in 2013 by Bkav to create a space for security network and technology lovers to exchange their knowledge. The forum has attracted around 20,000 members.