Vietnam to host Int’l WhiteHat Grand Prix – Global challenge 2015

For the very first time, Vietnam will host an international Cyber security contest named WhiteHat Grand Prix – Global challenge 2015, said Bkav – a Technology Corporation, operating in the field of network security, software, e-Government yesterday.

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With the aim to promote activities of learning and researching cyber security, strengthening the resources of national cyber security experts, enhancing the cyber security position of Vietnam in the international arena, Bkav Corporation organizes the global cyber security competition "WhiteHat Grand Prix - Global challenge 2015"

WhiteHat Grand Prix – Global challenge 2015 under the topic “Hello, Vietnam!” is the opportunity for cyber security experts all over the world to compete, demonstrate qualifications and competence as well as to understand more about the country and the people of Vietnam.

The qualification round will be held continuously in two days October 24 and 25 and online at In the round, teams will solve the challenges of Web Exploit, Reverse, Pwnable, Forensics and Crypto.

The Final Round will take place on December 19, top 10 teams of the Qualification Round will partake in the format of Attack/Defense onsite in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Final Round will last for 8 hours continuously.

The organizers announced VND225 million, certificate and Cup for the first prize; VND45 million, certificate and Cup for the second prize; VND22.5 million dong, certificate and Cup for the third prize.

By Tran Binh – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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