One day before the opening, WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 has accepted the registration of 324 teams from 55 countries around the world. Following the host country of Vietnam, India, USA, Japan and China are the countries with the most teams registering for participation.
The Qualification Round of WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 will officially begin at 9 am tomorrow (January 04, 2020), reported on the Vietnam cyber security community WhiteHat.vn and its website at GrandPrix.WhiteHatVN.com. Information related to the competition will also be updated on Twitter Twitter.com/WhiteHatVN and Facebook Facebook.com/WhiteHatVN.
Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong, Representative of the Organizer of WhiteHat Grand Prix 06, said: "The infrastructure, human resources, support channels for the competition are ready. The organizer has also practiced the predicted situations. With a growing number of teams and the presence of big CTF names in the world, of teams from powers on cyber security such as USA, UK, France, Russia, Japan, etc… WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 promises to be a very interesting competition".
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 6th WhiteHat Grand Prix will not only have traditional Jeopardy, Attack/Defense formats like previous ones, but also have the Private Bug Bounty, finding vulnerabilities in popular software and important information systems in Vietnam.
This year, WhiteHat Grand Prix is officially guaranteed by the Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications, co-organized by the Authority of Information Security (Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications) and Bkav Corporation.
The challenges of the WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 are created by the Vietnam cyber security community with the participation of the Authority of Information Security, cyber security training facilities and enterprises in the country.
The Qualifier of WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 takes place continuously online in 24 hours to find Top 10 teams. The Final Round is expected to take place in middle February 2020 in Hanoi, finding the best 3 teams to win the first, second and third prizes. The First Prize is worth VND 230 million (approximately USD 10,000), the Second and Third prizes worth VND 45 million (approximately USD 2,000) and VND 23 million (approximately USD 1,000) respectively. In addition, teams also have the opportunity to get additional bounties per bug they find.
Starting from December 6, teams can register to participate online at the address GrandPrix.WhiteHatVN.com.