HSBC Technology India is partnering with the Trust Lab to bring the Regional Editions of Trust Lab CTF to Pune and Hyderabad!
HSBC Technology India in partnership with IIT Bombay Trust Lab is bringing the Trust Lab Capture The Flag (TL CTF) contest to two cities: PUNE and HYDERABAD. Whether you’re a student or a cybersecurity professional, this contest is your chance to make a mark
The CTF will unfold in two rounds — an online knockout round in mid-February, followed by the final showdown at Pune and Hyderabad in March. Finalists are required to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.
Apart from the cash prizes, this might be a great opportunity for some of the truly exceptional talented participants to explore great career opportunities with HSBC.
It’s not just a game – but can be a game-changer for your career!
Who's Behind the Magic?
HSBC Technology India (HTI) and IIT Bombay Trust Lab are teaming up to bring you this cyber adventure of a lifetime.
Who Can Join?
Students (UG/PG) from Computer Science, IT, and allied fields,
Young cybersecurity professionals.
Open to All States?
All Aboard – From Anywhere
Are you in Jaipur, Kolkata, or even the Andaman Islands? Wherever you are, if you’ve got the spark, you’re invited to register! As long as you’re ready to travel to Pune/Hyderabad at your own expense upon qualifying for the final round, we really don’t care where you are from.
What to Expect?
Networking opportunities with the who’s who of the cyber universe.
Prizes so cool, your refrigerator might get jealous.
What is the Game Plan?
Round 1: Online Qualifier
On Saturday February 17, simultaneously for both cities. There will be two rounds of online tests to filter out the fiercest competitors.
Round 2: Offline Finals
The real showdown! Finalists travel to their chosen city Pune/Hyderabad and tackle CTF challenges head-on, solo or in duos.
Pune – Saturday, March 2
Hyderabad – Saturday, March 9 (tentatively)
Solo or duo?
Students can pair up with another student, and professionals with a fellow pro. Lone wolves are welcome too! But, no mixing and matching, please.
Venue of the grand finale?
Pune Edition – PICT
Hyderabad Edition – TBD
Who covers travel and accommodation costs for the final round?
Finalists, you’re the captains of your travel adventures; book your own tickets, pack your bags, book your own accommodation and prepare for a thrilling game, all on your own dime!
Deadline extended! ⏰
Register by February 7 to claim your spot in the coding hall of fame.