Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has moved to tackle the growing cyber threat by launching the first-ever cybersecurity competition targeting university students.

More than 500 university students aged 18-24 participated in an inaugural workshop on cybersecurity techniques at the Commission head office in Bugolobi on Friday, February 21, 2020.

It’s with great pleasure we can announce our successful participation at the Safe Internet Day organised by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) held at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

Following the great success of the National Finals held at the University of Dodoma on 20/12/2019, we were happy to see the growing interest carry on to this event.

Rwanda has opened the second cyber security competition that will introduce a new batch of young Rwandans in the battle against cyber attackers who have become very much creative.

The competition involving 150 students from 16 universities and institutions of high learning students was officially launched on Tuesday with a workshop on cyber security technics conducted by Kenyan cyber security specialist, Kapere Ndege.

During the 8th Arab Region Cyber Security Summit held in Oman, the results of the second edition of Regional Cyber Stars competition was revealed and the following were awarded;

Muscat: The third edition of cyber stars competition, organised by the Arab Regional Cybersecurity Center and Silensec and sponsored by Ernst & Young, has concluded.

The competition winners from the 24 and above age group were Salim Darwish Al Moqbali, who won best attacker, Rami Thani Al Amri, who was awarded best defender . The 17 to 24 age group winners were Rashid Hilal Al Abri, who won the best attacker and Malik Hilal Al Rawahi, who won the best defender, while Salim Ali Al Badi won the best responder to security incidents

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