Today at the Grand Plaza Hotel (Hanoi), Bkav Corporation officially announced the organization of the cyber security competition WhiteHat Grand Prix - Grand Prize 2014 for all young people who love cyber security nationwide, with the first prize of VND 100 million.
Overview of the press conference announcing the WhiteHat Grand Prix -Grand Prize 2014
WhiteHat Grand Prix 2014 consists of 2 rounds. The qualification round will take place on September 19, online on WhiteHat.vn forum. On October 25, the 10 best teams from the qualification round will take part in the final round held simultaneously in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. In addition to the Jeopardy challenges, by participating in the competition teams will experience the Attack/Defense format, which is held in Vietnam for the first time.
WhiteHat Grand Prix 2014 is not limited to participants. In addition to university students, those who are working in the field of cybersecurity at agencies and businesses are also encouraged to register for the competition. The prizes of the contest include the first prize of VND 100 million, the second prize of VND 20 million and the third prize of VND 10 million.
Mr. Ngo Tuan Anh - Bkav Vice President of Cyber Security said: "By the end of 2013, Bkav has set up the whitehat hacker forum WhiteHat.vn. In addition to creating an environment for professional exchange and study, 7 monthly WhiteHat Contests have been organized, attracting thousands of participants. WhiteHat Grand Prix is a big competition held at the end of the year to strongly promote learning and researching cyber security, to strengthen the national cyber security resources".
Teams can register and find out all details about the contest on forum WhiteHat.vn.
Some pictures of the press conference announcing the WhiteHat Grand Prix - Grand Prize 2014: