As the cybersecurity skills gap continues to grow both in the private and public sector, cybersecurity competitions have been recognized worldwide as an effective method for finding new cybersecurity talents and to foster the development of the required cybersecurity competences.
The CyberStars competitions are designed to address the growing cybersecurity skills gap and to help nations identify and forge the next generation cybersecurity professionals.
CyberStars competitions are addressed at the young generations and specifically to those who are either still in education or about to exit the university and will be looking for employment soon.
Therefore the entry requirement is only one! At the time of registering you must be aged between 18 and 24!
CyberStars competition envisages awards in different categories to reflect the specific skills of the cyber stars. The following awards will be given:
- Cyber Star Attacker – awarded to the participant with the highest score in the area of ethical hacking and system exploitation
- Cyber Star Defender – awarded to the participant with the highest score in the area of ICT infrastructure and system protection
- Cyber Star Responder – awarded to the participant with the highest score in the area computer forensics and malware analysis