Exam for vulnerabilities on important information systems

The Global Cyber ​​Security Contest WhiteHat Grand Prix adds critical bug detection on important software and information systems in Vietnam.

WhiteHat Grand Prix 06, organized by the Department of Information Security - Ministry of Information and Communications and Bkav, will not only have Jeopardy, Attack / Defense content like previous seasons, but also the Private Bug Bounty.

"A special feature of this year's contest is the first Private Bug Bounty held in the Final round, simulating information systems that are considered important as well as providing common Vietnamese software for competing teams look for holes. From the discovered holes, the Organizing Committee will support organizations and businesses to patch errors, ensure safety for Vietnam's network system ", said Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong , Head issued the exam, said.

In addition to the highest prize worth VND 230 million, the participating teams have the opportunity to receive a reward corresponding to the discovered vulnerabilities. With the theme of Vietnam Today - Vietnam Today, the organizers will introduce the image of a developing country with achievements of culture, economy, science and technology ...

Mr. Nguyen Huy Dung, Director of the Department of Information Security, said WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 contributed to realizing the goal of building Vietnam to become a center for sharing information safety, cybersecurity of ASEAN, step by step. turning Vietnam into a powerhouse for network safety and security.

The Preliminary Round will take place online from 9pm on December 14 to 9pm on December 15 to find 10 teams for the Finals. The final round is scheduled for mid-February 2020 in Hanoi.

The WhiteHat Grand Prix was first organized at the national level in 2014 and started to expand globally since 2015, attracting the participation of many leading security teams of the US, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea .. .

Châu An