Digital Pakistan Cybersecurity Quiz Competition 2021

“Ignite – National Technology Fund”

Ignite ‐ National Technology Fund is a premier national organization dedicated to promote innovation and research by funding startups and innovative projects that utilize 4th industrial wave tech to solve local problems and target global opportunities in health, education, energy, agriculture, telecom, finance and other verticals. By believing that Cybersecurity is key to achieving the 4th industrial revolution. Ignite hosted “Digital Pakistan Cybersecurity Hackathon 2021” with an audience of about 200 guests, made up of hackers, professionals, students and freelancers from all over the country. The goal was to address national challenges and to create awareness among masses that will enhance country’s cybersecurity readiness, protection, and incident response capabilities by conducting cyber drills in multiple cities. The event was comprise of Hands‐on Workshops, Talks/Presentations, Panel Discussions, Quiz Competition and Stalls of Products and Services offered by Industry.

SZABIST participated in this mega event and a team of students form computer science department compete in Digital Pakistan Cybersecurity Quiz Competition 2021.
However, SZABIST
participated in National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative (NGIRI) every year and successfully securing Ignite funding for Final Year Projects since last few years.

News Report by:
Zareesh Zahra (Focal Person – Ignite)
Research Associate