On Capture the Flag

Do you have l33t skills on targeted attacks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS/SCADA) and cybercrime? Interested in having some extra cash (JPY 1,000,000 (approximately US $8,700) or want to have have some fun while learning and building more knowledge in the InfoSec industry?  If yes, then read on…

Trend Micro is running an educational contest called Trend Micro CTF (Capture the Flag) 2017 this month. It is a global competition intended to help build skills among young professionals (20 years old +) and seasoned veterans alike in the field of cybersecurity.

Trend Micro Capture the Flag 2017 dubbed as the Raimund Genes Cup is the 3rd of the annual CTF cyber event we are organizing, and this year it will focus on the challenges across 4 InfoSec disciplines including targeted attacks, cybercrime, IoT, and SCADA.

Trend Micro is also offering an amazing opportunity for the top 10 online qualifying teams and will cover travel expenses to Japan (up to JPY 200,000 / approximately US$1,810/ conditions apply) as well as three nights hotel accommodation. Even if you are not really interested in the prizes, this is a great opportunity for you to test your skills and learn!!!

Online qualifiers will be on June 24-25, 2017 and will be done online!

Register your team HERE

For more details please visit the Press link  and the Trend Micro CTF 2017 page

Good luck!!!

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