The team of so-called white hackers from the Kiev Polytechnic Institute. Sikorski won first place in the ranking CTFtime at the end of last year. This was reported on the website of the University.
Ukrainians from “dcuа” surpassed more than 12 thousand hacking teams in the world, representing world-renowned universities and major IT companies. The rating CTFtime based on results of teams in competitions in the field of IT-security and is one of the most prestigious in the world.
The authors of the rating took into account that in 2016 on the basis of the KPI was created at least 40 start-UPS, 29 of which received investments from private venture capital funds and technological companies in the amount of almost UAH 600 million. The rating of the CTF consists of the sum of points that the team scored in the most prestigious international competitions throughout the year.
Team dcua was created in 2012. The undisputed leader and coach is a research fellow of the Institute Nikolai Ilyin, the composition also includes graduate student of the Institute Konstantin Ilyin, student of the 5th course of the Institute Viktor Sytnik, a graduate of the Institute Mykola Ovcharuk, a graduate of the Institute of special communication and information protection KPI Andrey Danilyuk and other professionals. Just dcua – 43 active player, primarily with the formation of the KPI Institute.
In 2013 dcua finished in the fifth line of the rankings, 2014-2015 ranked sixth.
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White hackers – computer experts, to find out protection of the systems against external attacks and cyber criminals, and creates a defense against them.