A competition for student hackers helps build a new cybersecurity workforce.

These student hackers won big for spotting network vulnerabilities–could yours do the same?


A growing number of competitions aim to harness the knowledge of student hackers and build up strong teams of future cybersecurity professionals

Students in Singapore won big when they took on the role of "student hackers," hacking into their own university after finding weak points in network security.

The students attend the National University of Singapore, which used a "bug bounty challenge" to motivate students to hone their hacking skills as part of a larger approach to securing its infrastructure and bridging the cybersecurity skills gap by building students’
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  • Laura Ascione