National Cyber Security Competition
Hackfest is an annual event of cyber security, initially hosted by the Higher School of Communication. Each year, since 2015, it gathers under the same roof specialists of cyber security, entrepreneurs and students. After its massive success in the previous editions, Hackfest is back this year in its 4th edition under the name of “RANSOMWARE : THE LEADING TREND OF BUSINESS CYBERTHREAT” on the 21st and 22nd of April at Technopark El Gazala.
More than five conferences will be held by national and international speakers about ransomwares, the causes, the consequences and the preventive methods against this kind of attacks.
Held and supervised by a variety of experts in cyber security, they represent a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in knowing more about attacks and vulnerabilities and how to handle them.
Bootcamp sessions are organised in diferrent universities for students who want to learn the field of cyber security. The focus of the training is on understanding and analyzing attacks on networks, systems and softwares.
The National Cyber Security Competition. A contest of 18 hours during which the passionate about cyber security will try to tackle challenges in numerous categories : IoT, cryptography, web exploitation, forensics and binary exploitation. There will be prizes the following day.
A series of challenges for kids aged 5-12 years old, this competition will aim to introduce the youngsters to cryptography and cryptanalysis. It is an excellent opportunity for kids to discover a variety of activities related to cyber security.
For the first time in Hackfest, a series of challenges in the theme of “IOT Hacking” will present the different methods of hacking used against connected objects.