Dubai Police gears up for 'Capture the Flag’ cybersecurity challenge

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Dubai Police have launched the third edition of their annual challenge aimed at strengthening the skills of youth in the field of cybersecurity.

The ‘Capture The Flag’ competition will be held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The challenge offers a platform for cybersecurity enthusiasts and IT professionals as well as students to showcase their skills in tackling cybercrime.

First Lieutenant Alia Mabrouk, eCrime Detective at Dubai Police, told ARN News that the competition provides participants with the opportunity to apply analytical skills in a real-world cybersecurity scenario.

She also explained the process for participating in the challenge, which will run from November 20-21, with the winners to be announced by the end of November.

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