IT Students rank 3rd in ASEAN-Japan Cyber SEA Games National Qualifiers

On the photo from L-R: Dir. Nicolas Ojeda Jr., Mideth Abisado, Martin Guinto, Paul Matthew Hu, Drexx Laggui, and Rochelle Santayona

Mapúa IT students ranked 3rd in the ASEAN-Japan Cyber SEA Games National Qualifiers held in the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office) last October 13, 2015.  Participants underwent a Jeopardy style format, where each team were to answer various questions under each category such as Forensics, Reverse Engineering, CND (Computer Network Defense-Hardening) and Pentest.  Dir. Nicolas D. Ojeda Jr., Deputy Executive Director for Cybersecurity, graced awarding ceremonies of the competition. Two teams participated in the competition coached by Prof. Mideth B. Abisado:

Ranking third place composed of the following students:

  • Guinto, Martin Joseph O.
  • Hu, Paul Matthew C.
  • Santayana, Rochelle S.

Ranking fifth place composed of following students:

  • Balogo, Rey Mark
  • Magallanes, Dean Maxine
  • Dela Cruz, Miguel Luis D.

Official article at Press Release of ICTO-DOST.