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TCS HackQuest-Season 5-2020

Updated: Dec 25, 2020

Closing Date: 20 Jan 2021 (Check Contest Website)

About TCS Hackquest:

TCS HackQuest season 5 organized by TCS as a serious attempt to unearth specific talent who excelled in their favorite game - Catch the Flag! Based on the popular “Catch the Flag” (CTF) format, the competition presents a series of challenges to be completed in 6 hours. Each challenge assesses participant skills in ethical hacking and their particular skill in finding vulnerabilities. TCS Cyber ​​Security Practice is seeking students and enthusiasts who are passionate about ethical hacking and, in general, securing the digital future of organizations engaged in the transaction of millions of data points around the world.

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About TCS Campus Commune:

TCS Campus Commune is a place where students get to interact with peers and TCSers. It helps the students stay informed about the company and also gives them a means to hold thoughtful discussions on a variety of topics. Interactions on the platform happen through Channels — interest based spaces to discuss topics ranging from technology to interview-related help. The platform also hosts exciting contests related to various engineering, tech, and business domains.

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Any number of students can enter the competition with participants over 18 who are completing their degree in 2021 only.

  • Students should not have open papers

  • To participate in this competition, all students must be registered in the municipality of the campus. If they are not already registered, they must register via TCSL's NextStep portal - The Campus Trainee (CT) / Direct Trainee (DT) reference number is required to participate in the competition.

  • Once registration for the competition has started, all interested participants must register for the competition on Campus Commune.

  • Each registered participant will receive a unique identifier to participate in the contest. This accreditation is of the utmost importance for participating in the competition rounds and should not be shared among other participants.

Who Can Apply:

The competition is open to the following students as mentioned below:

Students from all Engineering disciplines with Bachelors or Masters degree are eligible for the contest provided that they meet the TCS recruitment criteria. Candidates trained in Security domains as listed below would be given preference:

  • Application Security

  • Network Security

  • Java/J2EE, php, python, GO

  • Information security & risk management

  • Ethical Hacking

  • Any security specific certification like Security+, CEH, ISO-27001, etc

Contest Rounds:

1) Vulnerability Assessment Report Submission

Starts: 23rd Jan, 2021, 04:30 UTC Ends: 23rd Jan, 2021, 12:30 UTC Takes Place Online 2) Grand Finale

Starts: 9th Feb, 2021, 04:30 UTC Ends: 10th Feb, 2021, 12:30 UTC Takes Place At the Venue

.............INNOVATE TO WIN..............


For more details and registration visit the contest link below:

Category of contest: Software, Hardware, Industry

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