Arab Regional CyberStars, 2018

The journey of identifying the Arab Regional Cyberstars Competition 2018-Threat Hunter Edition has been one interesting one. Several countries took part in this competition to identify and forge the next Cyber Security Professionals. The competition targeted university students aged 18-24.

The regional finals was held on 11th October 2018 where the winners in each category from various Arab countries (Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Libya, Tunisia, Palestine, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria among others) too part.

The competition tested participants in three categories;

  • Ethical Hacking
  • Computer Forensics
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Security Monitoring

Finally the curtains have fallen and we have the following winners;

  1. Rami Thani Al Amri (Attacker)
  2. Barakat Abwe (Responder)
  3. Muath Mushtaha (Defender)

The competition would have not been a success without the full support of ARCC and Silensec.


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