Cyber Quest Festival
The UAE National Electronic Security Authority (NESA) hosted the Third annual Cyber Quest Festival on 2nd and 3rd May 2016.
Cyber quest is a fun filled educational program initiated by the UAE National Electronic Security Authority. The main aim of the festival is to enrich and enhance students’ perception of cyber security, inspire their participation in computer science and help raise awareness of cyber security threats.
Around 150 students from Sunrise English Private School participated in the Cyber Quest Festival on 2nd and 3rd April 2016 and attended various workshops. The agenda included various training activities related to fighting automobile cyber-attacks, online treasure hunts, devices counterfeit detection, computing circuits, mathematics and cryptography, forensics, programming, wireless communication, and social engineering.
Students participated in the Quest Demo which is a mini “Capture the Flag” competition where they can test their Cyber skills. Our students Monica Panigrahy from grade XI and Sriya Reddy from grade XII won 1st and 3rd prizes in Capture the Flag competition.