Join to Win 25,000 AED of Cash Prizes GISEC CTF- Competition
A Head To Head Battle for the Future of Technology
For the first time in the GCC the world’s greatest security enthusiasts will test their mettle in a head to head cyber security competition covering a range of technology challenges from network security to cryptography, web security and digital forensics.
Future Technology Week’s Capture-The-Flag Competition, held in association with CyberTalents.com, will see cyber security enthusiasts take part in various challenges to find the hidden ‘flag’ across a range of categories covering multiple levels of difficulty including:
- Reverse engineering
- Network security
- Web security
- Network security
- Digital forensics
8 am – 5 pm on 31st March 2016.
AED 25,000 will be awarded to the winning team at the close of the competition.
HOW TO TAKE PART
The Capture-The-Flag Competition is open to competitors from across the globe, with each participant having to pass an online qualification prior to the event ensuring their knowledge and skills are up to the required level. Teams who are able to solve their qualification challenge will then be eligible to play in the final phase held live at Future Technology Week at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Once each competitor has passed the qualification stage they will then be able to form teams of between two to five competitors. Each team will contain a number of different technology skill sets in order to allow them to solve as many challenges and accumulate as many points as possible? At the end of the event the team with the most points will be crowned the Future Technology Week CTF Champion 2016.
The first Capture the Flag competition will be organised in collaboration between DWTC and CyberTalents.com. Cyber Talents is a platform that helps universities, schools, governments and companies to discover and recruit talents across a range of cyber security fields through hosted Hackathons, competitions and online lab assessments.
ABOUT OFFENSIVE BITS
Offensive Bits is an Emirati information security consultancy company founded by two UAE nationals security experts. OffensiveBits visionary co-founders realized the need for high quality security consultancy service in the region, due to the ever increasing threats landscape and the advancement in the attack methods and techniques. Therefore, OffensiveBits was established to ease security challenges for organizations by identifying the security weaknesses in patched and hardened systems. In addition, Offensive Bits is actively contributing to the information security community in UAE and in the region by reporting critical security issues and zero-days vulnerabilities to government entities, federal authorities and affected vendors.