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The 3rd Cyprus Penetration Testing Competition at UCLan Cyprus

3rd Cyprus Penetration Testing Competition at UCLan Cyprus

The 3rd Cyprus Penetration Testing Competition took place on Sunday, October 8th at UCLan Cyprus. The program started at 9:00 a.m. with registration and concluded at 5:00 p.m. with the award ceremony.

The highlights of the event were:

-          A welcome message by Mr. Petros Galides, Deputy Commissioner of Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation

-          Three remarkable demonstrations on different cybersecurity aspects delivered by industry professionals

-          The highlight of the event was a CTF competition, where students and industry professionals had the opportunity to compete on various cybersecurity topics. The first three winners received monetary awards and scholarships to register to cybersecurity courses.

The event was organized by UCLan Cyprus and the University of Cyprus, under the auspices of the office of the Commissioner of Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation. The event has received sponsorship by UCLan Cyprus, Circles, Runesec, Computrain, ICSI, Cyprus Computer Society, Digital Champion, Acunetix, ISACA Cyprus Chapter and IEEE Cyprus Chapter. Media sponsors included MC digital media group and Opium Works. Also, the event was supported by: (ISC)2 Cyprus Chapter, Inspire, OWASP Cyprus Chapter, Fedora, Linux Mint Cyprus Community and RedBull.

For more information visit the event’s website: https://2017.pentestcyprus.org/

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