Frequently Asked Questions
All of us have a role in solving different cyber security problems.The existing workforce won’t be enough to handle cases and incidents that arises day after day especially when attacks become more sophisticated. CyberTalents decided to take the lead to bring more players to the cybersecurity game in an attempt to win the battle.
FAQ: (Frequently Asked Questions)
Cyber Talents is a platform that ranks cyber security talents across the globe according to their hands on skills in different cyber security categories through Capture The Flag Contests in order to get hired by recruiters.
Those are the cyber security end users that will be allowed to solve hosted challenges and competitions on our platform and globally compete with other talents.
Hub accounts are created for universities, companies or conferences that are willing to host competitions or assessment tests for their employees and job applicants, recruit talents or post jobs
Challenges are the smallest unit in CyberTalents Platform, they are divided into categories . for example, Web Security , Digital Forensics, Network Security, Crypto, Malware Analysis and others.. Challenges are available for talents to practice & solve . For every challenge, your main target is to get the flag, submit it to CyberTalents platform and get the challenge points to get at top of the world Rank
The purpose of the world rank is to sort all cyber security talents across the globe according to their real skills. You can filter the world rank by countries to know the best talents in your country or you can filter it by category to know the best talent in web or malware anaylsis or others. Top performers will have an opportunity to get nice jobs and also will be rewarded with different prizes like Talent of the Month Prize
Capture the Flag (CTF) is a special kind of information security competitions. There are three common types of CTFs: Jeopardy, Attack-Defence and mixed. In Cybertalents, most of our Competitions are Jeopardy Style where every player solves a number of challenges to score a certain number of points.
Jeopardy-style CTFs has a number of questions (challenges) in range of categories. For example, Web, Forensic, Crypto, or something else. Team can gain points for every solved challenge. More points for more complicated tasks usually.
Competitions are a group of previously hosted challenges combined together. Each competition has starting date and maximum duration. Users applying for competitions get scores and ranks based on their performance in terms of number of correctly solved challenges and the time taken per challenge. Competitions are different than challenges in several ways. One of them is that competitions allows team feature.
By Hosting a competition, you will be able to discover the talents in your university or institute. Also, you will be able to position your university as a platform for skilled students. Also, you will have the needed exposure to attract more students to join your university or institute. Also, you can train your students play in the National and worldwide competitions .
CyberTalents for Companies
The Assessment service is a paid service provided by CyberTalents for companies who are willing to technically assess their employees or their applicants in a certain job in a fast and easy way. Each company will need to create a hub account and sign up for a certain monthly package where it will be able to create a test or a CTF Competition, choose from hundreds of challenges that CyberTalents platform host in its library and then invite candidates or employees by mail to start taking the test. Finally, The hub will be able to evaluate the candidates according to a detailed report.
We have already did the hard work for you. CyberTalents platform saves the most talented cyber security professionals in different fields . All what you need is to mention the type of job you are searching for and we will do the magic for you. Whether it is a Penetration tester, a Soc analysts, a malware analysts or others, we will be able to provide you with the right candidate.
Companies spend hours and days trying to filter tons of resumes to find the right talent. Today, With the help of CyberTalents platform, you can host or sponsor one of the CTF ( Capture the Flag ) competitions . This way you can add hundreds and may be thousands of talents to your pipeline who are ready for an interview . CyberTalents run competitions periodically in different countries either parallel to cybersecurity conference or separately. Also, we run annual world cup competition every year.
After each CTF Competition, whether you are a sponsor or hosting it by yourself, the scoring board ranks all the players according to their points. Hence, you can contact the top performers and bring them to your team. Moreover, this brings more brand awareness to your company and shows your support to cyber security community.