Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones

Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP)
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Agency overview
JurisdictionSaudi Arabia
HeadquartersRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
Agency executives
  • Faisal Al-Khamisi, Chairman of board of directors
  • Muteb Alqany, CEO
Parent departmentSaudi Arabian Olympic Committee
Websitesafcsp.org.sa

The Saudi Federation For Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP) is a national institution in Saudi Arabia aiming at developing professional skills in the fields of cybersecurity and programming.[1][2]

Structure

SAFCSP is associated with the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and governed by the board of directors that is chaired by Faisal Al-Khamisi.[3][1]

Hajj Hackathon

In 2018, SAFCSP organized the Hajj Hackathon event in Jeddah, west of Saudi Arabia, with 2,950 participants from over 100 countries.[4] With this number of participants, SAFCSP broke the Guinness World Record for 'Most participants in a hackathon'.[5]

Bug Bounty

In 2019, SAFCSP has introduced Bug Bounty, a rewards platform that aims at exploiting the capabilities of individual talents and research to detect and discover vulnerabilities in software and websites of organizations.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b "Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones". safcsp.org.sa. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  2. ^ "Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming (SAFCSP)". www.cybersecurityintelligence.com. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  3. ^ "Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones". safcsp.org.sa. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  4. ^ "With 2,950 participants from 100 countries, Hajj Hackathon makes Guinness Record". english.alarabiya.net. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  5. ^ "Thousands of software developers from 100 countries attend record-breaking hackathon". Guinness World Records. 2018-08-28. Retrieved 2019-03-03.
  6. ^ "BugBounty SA". BugBounty SA. Retrieved 2019-05-08.



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