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About a challenge and a bicycle in the mailbox

October 16, 2019

The fifth edition of the European Cyber ​​Security Challenge took place from 9 to 11 October. This time Romania was the host country for 200 participants from 20 countries.

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Hackers Fontys Hogeschool ICT selected for Dutch Team ECSC 2019

October 9, 2019

ICT students and teachers compete in the field of ethical hacking. For the first time in history, the Netherlands is represented at the European Security Challenge (ECSC) from 9 to 11 October 2019 in Romania, or the largest European competition for ethical hackers.

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Presenting… the Dutch team (2)

September 27, 2019

With less than two weeks left before take-off to Bucharest, the first (and only) meeting of the Dutch ECSC team was mainly about getting to know each other. The afternoon took place on familiar ground: the Dutch Innovation Factory in Zoetermeer.

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Presenting… the Dutch team

September 12, 2019

It was a bit of a puzzle after Challenge the Cyber, but we have a team! In accordance with the European Cyber Security Challenge rules, our team consists of five seniors (born between 1994 and 1998) and five juniors (born after 1998). The seniors come from the winning team "High Tech Hacking Touch" of the University of Twente.

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CTC 2019: Hack yourself to Mars

September 7, 2019

During the first edition of the Capture the Flag event ‘Challenge the Cyber’, organized by dcypher and the NCSC, 13 teams of around 100 students from different educational levels and inst

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Challenge the Cyber, Capture the Flag

September 2, 2019

On Saturday 7 September the first edition of the Capture the Flag or CTF event "Challenge the Cyber" will take place at the Dutch Innovation Factory in Zoetermeer.

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NCS3 2019 CSR Challenge winning team announced

August 23, 2019

During the National Cyber Security Summer School (NCS3) week that ended today, cybersecurity experts from public, private and academic institutions shared their knowledge from different disciplinary angles.

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Fourth edition of the National Cyber Security Summer School (NCS3) started

August 19, 2019

The National Cyber Security Summer School (NCS3) introduces students to the world of cyber security. About 60 students from higher education started at the fourth edition of the NCS3 today in The Hague. The NCS3 is an initiative of the Dutch Cyber Security Counsil and is organised by dcypher.

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Executive School on Post-Quantum Cryptography 2019, July 1-2

June 13, 2019

The Eindhoven Institute for the Protection of Systems and Information (Ei/PSI) at the Eindhoven University of Technology organizes a two-day executive school to give a crash course on post-quantum cryptography.

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Will you be Europe’s best cybersecurity talent?

June 7, 2019

European countries have started or are preparing to kick off their national cybersecurity competitions. The winners of the national contests will represent their countries in the ultimate cybersecurity competition on the continent: the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) 2019. 

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World is heading for a huge shortage of cyber security specialists

May 16, 2019

Cyber security is crucial for a digital society. However, the world is heading for an enormous shortage of specialists in this field. The expectation is that by 2021 there will be around 3.5 million cyber security jobs worldwide for which no people can be found.

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Apply now for the NCS3 2019

March 4, 2019

The NCS3 aims to attract students who are interested in the field of Cyber Security and would like to be introduced to both the technical and non-technical aspects. No prior knowledge of Cyber Security is required to participate in this summer school.

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