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Cyprus Cyber Security Challenge: A unique opportunity for young people aged 14-25

The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) and the CyberMouflons Cybersecurity Team announce the 7th Cyprus Cyber Security Challenge (CCSC) to be held online from 1 - 12 May 2024.

The CCSC aims to form the National Team that will represent Cyprus in the respective European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC). The national competition is open to all ages but only those between the ages of 14-25 years old are eligible to be part of the national team. Young people (with birth years 1999-2010 inclusive) from secondary school students, students, cybersecurity professionals and researchers and hackers. It is noted that beginners and or self-taught people are encouraged to take part in the competition as there will also be introductory exercises for people without experience who wish to test their knowledge and skills in a CTF (Capture the Flag) competition.

The top players of the CCSC, will receive training and will be prepared through the year to represent Cyprus in the European Competition ECSC which will take place on 8-11 October 2024 in Torino, Italy.

The Cyprus cybersecurity team is prepared by mentors-volunteers from the CyberMouflons community who, among other things are coordinating the challenges, the selection of candidates and the training of the top players.

CCSC24 is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Defence, the Commissioner for Communications through the Digital Security Authority, the Cyprus Police and has is approved by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth,

Sponsors of the competition are Deloitte, European University Cyprus, Frederick University, Grant Thornton, KPMG, Odyssey Cybersecurity ,Oracle Academy and UCLan Cyprus University.

More information can be found at https://ccsc.org.cy/ or you can contact Mr. Toumazis Toumazi Project Officer of CCS (tel. 22340541, and t.toumazi@ccs.org.cy). Registrations will be open until May 12th! Do follow us on social networks on Facebook (@CCSC). Cyprus), Twitter (@CCSC_Cyprus) and LinkedIn.

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