Whitehat Society Bags 7 Medals; Best Defence



The annual Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp (CDDC) organised by DSTA is a prestigious competition that brings in the best from all tertiary institutes all over Singapore. This year’s CDDC attracted 400 participants to Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) to battle it out for the top prize of $8000. It comprised of a three day intensive bootcamp where students were introduced to and trained in cybersecurity techniques such as identifying system vulnerabilities and exploiting them as well as how to defend against such attacks.

The camp concluded with an exciting competition where teams raced against time and pitted their skills against each other as they were required to both defend their network and systems as well as attack vulnerable machines. Participants were able to put all the knowledge and skills that they have learnt over the last few days to the test as they vied for the top.

This year, more than 30 students from Singapore Management University (SMU), Whitehat Society participated in CDDC.


In order to prepare for this, Whitehat Society conducted a series of gruelling cybersecurity training workshops every weekend for its members over the past month. The hard work and dedication of our members paid off, and culminated in outstanding results in the competition.

Congratulations to the following teams for winning the respective awards and medals!

Best Defence
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Silver Medal
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Bronze Medal
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We hope that all participants went home with a deeper understanding and greater appreciation for cybersecurity as well as a good experience. Join us at next year’s edition of CDDC!

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