Mar 11 2008
The breaking news today at Hackbase.com (one of China’s leading hacker organizations) is the announcement of South Korea’s preliminary hacker competition “Code Gate 2008.” The contest has a top prize of approximately US $100,000.
On 11 March, the South Korean SOFTFORUM Company divulged, that in order to raise social awareness of hackers and train security personnel, it would hold a preliminary online hacker competition on the 21st. The competition called “Code Gate 2008″ would have a prize worth approximately US $100,000.
Korean news service also reported that besides the hacker competition, they would also hold a network security conference, a defense technology competition and a network security exhibition. Secretary-General Peter Cassidy, of APWG (anti-phishing) and others would give lectures.
The eight groups that come out on top of the preliminary competion, being held from the 21st to the 23rd, will fight it out for the approximately US $100,000 on 14 and 15 April at the Seoul Exhibition and Convention Center.
The network security conference would take place on 15 April, with experts
from five nations giving presentations on global network security trends and hot-spots, as well as network security demonstrations.
Here is more on the competition…CODEGATE.
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