Put Your Cybersecurity Skills to the Test with Capture the Flag Events
Hawaiian Telcom University is partnering with Elastic Security to bring you a Capture the Flag cybersecurity event.
Capture the Flag (CTF) events have become increasingly popular in the cybersecurity industry. These events simulate real-world scenarios where participants are tasked with finding and exploiting vulnerabilities in a simulated system. CTF events offer numerous benefits for cybersecurity students and professionals, including:
- Practical Experience: CTF events provide an opportunity for cybersecurity professionals and students to gain hands-on experience in a safe and controlled environment. Participants are able to apply their theoretical knowledge to solve practical problems, which can enhance their skills and help them develop a better understanding of cybersecurity concepts.
- Collaboration: frequently the CTF events require participants to work in teams, which encourages collaboration and teamwork. This can help cybersecurity professionals and students develop communication skills and learn how to work effectively with others.
- Competition: often designed as competitions, CTF events can be a great motivator for cybersecurity professionals and students. The competitive environment can drive participants to improve their skills and knowledge in order to perform better in the event.
- Networking: CTF events provide an opportunity for cybersecurity professionals and students to network with others in the industry. Participants can meet and interact with other professionals, potentially leading to future job opportunities or collaborations.
- Continuous Learning: having a diverse range of challenges, CTF events can expose participants to new concepts and techniques. This can encourage continuous learning and help participants stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the cybersecurity industry.
Want to put your cybersecurity skills to the test?
Hawaiian Telcom University is partnering with Elastic Security to bring you a Capture the Flag cybersecurity event. During the event, you will run through exercises based on real-life investigations and threat-hunting scenarios.
The top three winners of the event will win an Amazon gift card in the amount of $100, $75, or $50, plus Elastic swag.
Join us on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 11 am HST. All skill levels are welcome. Click here to register.