MCAST ICT alumnus wins Cyber Security Challenge

September 3, 2021 Communications

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MCAST alumnus Axel Curmi is the winner of the 2021 Malta National Cyber Security Challenge

Participating as an individual candidate, Axel competed against other security researchers and placed first in the competition. He was invited to participate at a European level competition where he will be attending the European Cyber Security Challenge in Prague between the 28th September and 1st October.

The Cybersecurity Challenge involved a series of feats that deal with various aspects of Internet Technologies, including:

  • Web
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Steganography
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Forensics

While congratulating Axel, we wish him all the best for his next challenge! MCAST ICT students are encouraged to participate in competitions and work-based learning opportunities to tackle real-life situations and find innovative solutions. Applications for ICT full-time and part-time courses are now open.

(Information provided by the Institute of Information and Communication Technology)