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September 24, 2016

Winners of “Cyber Security Challenge Uzbekistan” and “Intellect2all” competitions identified


International trade center hosted the final stages of the competition and awarding ceremony of open competition in the field of information security «Cyber Security Challenge Uzbekistan» as well as IT projects competition «Intellect2All». Bоth competitions were held in the framework of «ICTWEEK Uzbekistan-2016″, where the participants of two competitions also visited master-classes from leading international and domestic experts in the field of information security.

Final tournament competition called CTF-tournament (Capture the Flag) took place at the Tashkent University of Information Technology. The finalists had to solve a total of 30 tasks in order to detect and prevent threats and secure their own systems. For each solved task, team or an individual participant received a “flag”, thereby earning points. All points were recorded in the overall tournament standings. The final stage of the competition was different from previous ones as it was as close as possible to the realities of the modern cyberspace.

Competition «Cyber Security Challenge Uzbekistan» aims at improving intellectual potential of young people. It was attended by young professionals in the field of IT security. It is worth emphasizing that the age of the target audience of the competition ranges from 15 to 30 years.

Republican IT projects competition «Intellect2all» finished on the same day, which was attended by over 1,800 participants. The finalists of the competition were assessed in three categories: web development, mobile applications, and virtual reality applications. For example, the winners in the nomination “Virtual Reality Applications” presented their application which would help to attract young people to the history of our country and the world.

The winners of the two competitions were awarded diplomas and valuable prizes from the organizers and partners of the competition.