Kaspersky Lab has unveiled a global cybersecurity competition called Secur’IT CUP. The challenge is meant for youngster between the age of 18 -28 and aims to address cybersecurity issues in connected health, internet of things and personal security.
While explaining the aim and objectives of the competition, managing director for Kaspersky Lab in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region; Amir Kanaan said “The Secur’IT CUP is an initiative with the objective of getting the younger generation involved in helping shape the cybersecurity arena.
“We are encouraging the sharing of ideas on how we can play a role in securing the cyber security landscape. This presents a great opportunity for students and young adults in Middle East, Turkey and Africa region to exercise their creativity in helping solve some of the complex cybersecurity issues we face.” He said.
What you Stand to Get if Apply?
Finalists in the competition will get an all-expenses paid trip to Budapest for the finals of the Secur’IT CUP and stand in line to win the grand prize of $10 000.
How the Challenge Will Work
Stage 1 – Participants will have to register online and select their idea based on the chosen themes.
Stage 2 – Participants will then need to submit a brief idea description in 1000 characters or a video proposal for review.
Stage 3 – Participants will submit a detailed idea description and project prototype: which will be reviewed and shortlisted participants will be invited to the finals in Budapest.
Stage 4 – This will be the final stage and shortlisted participants will have to pitch the proposal or idea in person to the jury members.
Entries are currently open and close on 4th November. Interested Applicants can apply here.
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