Ethical hacking contest

February 04, 2015 12:00 am | Updated 05:41 am IST - KOLLAM:

The Amrita Centre for Cyber Security, attached to the Amrita University, is conducting the fifth edition of its ‘India Capture the Flag (InCTF),’ a national-level ethical hacking contest, to promote awareness among students about the increasing importance of cyber security in today’s world.

The contest has three rounds: the first two rounds are from February 1 to 14 and from March 14 to 15. They are online events and contestants can participate from their respective institutions without travelling to the venue. The final contest for the finalists will be held on the Amritapuri campus.

A statement from the university said that the contest would give students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in secure coding practices.

Interested students are required to form teams of three, four, or five and register themselves at

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