IVE & H3C co-organizing Greater Bay Area Cybersecurity Competition, GBA Student expanding practical experience
“Smart city” is a global development trend, and with the current wave of digital transformation, the importance of cybersecurity is increasingly prominent. To meet the market's demand for IT talent, IVE has enriched the curriculum and upgraded teaching facilities. More than that, actively collaborated with the industry to provide a variety of practical experiences for the new generation of IT professionals. On 17 June 2023, IVE Information Technology Discipline co-organized the "Greater Bay Area Cybersecurity Competition 2023", with cybersecurity solutions leader - H3C. The competition garnered the participation of 13 tertiary education institutions in the region. It aims to promote cybersecurity awareness, strengthen competitors’ knowledge and understanding of incident response and threat intelligence, and most importantly, nurture the next generation of cybersecurity professionals in GBA.
The "Greater Bay Area Cybersecurity Competition 2023" was held at the Cybersecurity Centre in IVE Chai Wan campus, bringing together 13 teams of tertiary education students from Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Macau. Participants need to complete the designated security operation challenge tasks and submit the answer. The challenges included but are not limited to investigating the log files, reviewing server configuration, etc. The competition allowed students majoring in cybersecurity aspect in the Greater Bay Area to apply their cybersecurity skills & techniques, strengthen their response to cybersecurity incidents and also their soft skills in handling network attacks. Meanwhile, this platform also promoted exchanges and mutual improvement among students in the Greater Bay Area on up-to-date cybersecurity technologies, enhancing cybersecurity awareness and a positive attitude towards active learning.