Cybersecurity competitions have proven to be an effective way for finding new cybersecurity talents and fostering the development of the required cybersecurity competencies.
In this regard, the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has partnered with Silensec in organizing a national cyber-security competition called the CyberStars of Tanzania.
This competition shall provide a virtual space for local university students aged between 18 -24 years to learn more about cybersecurity and develop their skills in this field.
• Raise and improve the cyber security skills amongst the youth.
• Identify individuals who are capable in cyber security domains
• Raise cyber security culture within the targeted groups
Please read the following Rules section carefully, and abide by them during the contest. Disregarding the rules may result in your team being disqualified.
|Online Registration and Pre-selection||22 October to 14 November 2021||Registration opens|
|Local Mentoring||15 to 26 November 2021||Mentoring Participants|
|National Semi-finals||7 January 2022, 10:00am to 1:00pm EAT||Selected participants are invited to participate in the online Finals on the CYBER RANGES platform to select 50 finalists|
|National Finals||21 January 2022, 7:30am to 4:00pm EAT||The 50 finalists will compete in a live event to select 3 CyberStars who will represent the nation at the regional finals|
|Awards||8 February 2022||Winners will be awarded|