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The final team WhiteHat Grand Prix 6 discovered 20 bugs in real systems


In the WhiteHat Private Bug Bounty vulnerability search program, a special part of the final round of the WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 global cybersecurity contest, teams discovered 20 bugs of real systems.

Contribute to building quality ATANM human resources

On December 27, the final round of the WhiteHat Grand Prix global cybersecurity contest with the theme “Vietnam today – Vietnam Today” officially opened.

This is a contest between the 10 best teams in the preliminary round, including: perfectblue, DiceGang, 0penToA11 (USA); KingTigerPrawn, JustToPlay (Korea), ACEBEAR, BabyPhD (Vietnam); More Smoked Leet Chicken (Russia); InfoSecIITR (India); and ALLES! (Virtue).

Director of the Department of Information Security Nguyen Thanh Phuc stated that one of the effective solutions to promote the development of ATANM’s human resources is to organize competitions.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phuc, Director of the Department of Information Security emphasized that in digital transformation, cyber security (ATANM) is a key factor, the basic conditions for implementation successfully converted number of countries.

In addition to the deployment of infrastructure, platforms, products and services, the task of developing human resources, especially ATANM, is one of the most important tasks in Vietnam today.

“The human resources need to continuously practice and rub with reality to be able to respond to changes in technology and the risks and risks of information insecurity that constantly arise. One of the effective solutions to promote human resource development ATANM is to organize competitions ”, Mr. Phuc shared.

Mr. Phuc also informed that since 2014, under the sponsorship of the Department of Information and Communications, the Ministry of Information and Communications and the financial contribution of Bkav, the WhiteHat forum has successfully organized the WhiteHat Grand Prix contest without using the state budget.

In particular, since 2015, WhiteHat Grand Prix is ​​the only contest organized by Vietnam attracting the participation of many teams on a global scale. This is a rare contest organized by Vietnam which is highly appreciated in the world ANM community, attracting the participation of many leading teams from developed countries in this field such as the US, Russia, Ukraine, Korea … Besides its professional significance, this is also an opportunity to promote a hospitable and culturally rich Vietnam to international friends.

The final team WhiteHat Grand Prix 6 discovered 20 bugs in real systems
Technical support team at the final round of the WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 contest.

The year 2020 is a special year when the lives of people in the world are turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic, said a representative of the Department of Information Security, which is also the reason for the WhiteHat Grand Finals. Prix ​​06 instead of being held directly in Hanoi, teams from all over the world such as the US, Russia, Korea, India, Germany and Vietnam are connecting online to compete in this round. .

“It also shows that, ANM is a borderless field, and the risks of the ANM are also borderless. Contests like WhiteHat Grand Prix are an opportunity for ANM to practice together, share experiences, and contribute to building quality human resources. This is a key factor to strengthen ANM for the world in general and Vietnam in particular ”, the representative of the Department of Information Security said.

Contribution specifically to ATANM Vietnam

Mr. Ngo Tuan Anh, Vice President of Cyber ​​Security of Bkav, Head of Community Management Board of WhiteHat.vn, said that in the 6th year that WhiteHat Grand Prix was held, the contest had a great development. about the quality and quantity of the team. This year, the competition attracted a record number of 739 teams from 84 countries and regions, 9 times more than the first season in 2013.

The final team WhiteHat Grand Prix 6 discovered 20 bugs in real systems
WhiteHat.vn Community Executive Director Ngo Tuan Anh informed about the results of the WhiteHat Private Bug Bounty vulnerability search program.

This year was the first year that the Private Bug Bounty vulnerability search was included in the WhiteHat Grand Prix finals. According to Mr. Tuan Anh, this special exam has been completed and gave encouraging results with more than 20 errors discovered.

The softwares and systems included in the WhiteHat Private Bug Bounty program include the system of providing foundation services, monitoring the national Internet quality of Vietnam; softwares are commonly used in Vietnam such as software for Internet connection as well as public key infrastructure software that helps ensure Internet transactions … “The results of this special test have contributed specifically to the development of ATANM Vietnam”, Mr. Tuan Anh shared.

The final team WhiteHat Grand Prix 6 discovered 20 bugs in real systems
Activated by AI View camera, the face recognition test system of Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phuc and Mr. Ngo Tuan Anh started to operate.

Immediately after the opening ceremony, the main competition of the final round of WhiteHat Grand Prix 06 began at 9:30 am on December 27. In the 8-hour competition, after passing the Jeopardy content challenges, 10 teams will enter the Attack / Defense section in a simulated environment.

The final team WhiteHat Grand Prix 6 discovered 20 bugs in real systems
Security Management System (Security Management System) is simulated in reality by the Organizing Committee.

The organizers have built a Security Control System that uses real hardware devices for teams to fight like in real life situations. The task of the teams is to attack, exploit other team’s vulnerabilities to disable security camera system, detect motion, surveillance lights …; At the same time, you must protect your system. To complete well, it requires teams to have practical skills as well as a deep understanding of infrastructure security, application security, encryption, web security …

Expected to end at 17:30 on December 27, the final score of each team will be calculated by the total score of 3 contents of the warm-up, acceleration and finishing competitions. Once opened challenges will remain open until the end of the contest.

A global network information security knowledge and skills contest organized by the Department of Information Security (Ministry of Information and Communications) and the community of WhiteHat.vn, under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Information and Communications, WhiteHat Grand Prix 06. Association for ANM experts in the world to compete and show their qualifications and abilities. At the same time, the contest also strongly promotes studying and researching ANM, creating ANM human resources for the country and expanding ANM activities of Vietnam to the world.

Van Anh

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