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VicOne Inc. VicOne, commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, holds an automotive cybersecu rity contest “Automotive CTF Japan” with the aim of expanding the base of automotive cybersecurity human resources.

[VicOne Inc.]
VicOne, an automotive cybersecurity contest commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, aims to expand the range of automotive cybersecurity human resources.
CTF Japan” held
*VicOne Inc.*
Press release: July 5, 2024
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VicOne, an automotive cybersecurity contest commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, aims to expand the range of automotive cybersecurity human resources.
CTF Japan” held
*Pre-sessions including demonstrations were also held in cooperation with Toyota Motor Corporation*
Trend Micro Co., Ltd. (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO) VicOne Corporation (VicOne, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO Max Chen), a subsidiary of Eva Chen) and a leading company in the automotive cybersecurity field, and Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. The Automotive Cyber ​​Security Contest, commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, competes for specialized knowledge and technical skills with the aim of expanding the range of automotive cybersecurity human resources.
CTF (Automotive Capture the Flag) Japan” will be held anew from this year. This year’s “Automotive CTF”
Japan” will consist of two parts: a pre-session to be held in July 2024, and a contest part with qualifying and finals to be held from August to September.
* [About Automotive CTF Japan] *
“Automotive CTF
Japan” contributes to raising awareness and recognition of
cybersecurity in the automobile industry, securing cybersecurity human resources, providing training opportunities to improve specialized knowledge, and creating a place for communication between highly specialized security personnel both inside and outside the industry. The purpose is that.
“Automotive CTF
The contest part of “Automotive CTF Japan” will be held online from Sunday, August 25, 2024 to Sunday, September 8, 2024.
The Automotive CTF Japan Finals (hereinafter referred to as CTF Japan Qualifiers) will be held at a venue in Tokyo on Friday, September 13th.
Japan Finals). The top five teams with the highest scores in the CTF Japan preliminaries will advance to the CTF Japan finals, and the CTF The top two teams in the Japan finals will be given the right to participate in the Automotive CTF 2024 Finals to be held in the United States in October.
In addition, the “Automotive CTF Japan Pre-session” will be held on July 29, 2024 (Monday) before the CTF qualifying and finals. CTF In addition to pre-lectures for the Japan preliminaries and finals, Nagoya University Graduate School of Informatics
A lecture on the current state of automotive cybersecurity and efforts to secure human resources by Specially Appointed Associate Professor Ryo Kurachi of the Embedded Systems Research Center, and a
demonstration using an automotive security testbed in cooperation with Toyota Motor Corporation. We will hold a session where you can touch on security from a broader perspective.

[Sponsor] Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
[Managing entity] VicOne Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. [Partner] Block Harbor
[Sponsored by] Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Tier IV Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation *In alphabetical order [Special page] https://vicone.com/jp/automotive-ctf
[Participation application form] https://form.run/@automotive-ctf-japan-form * *Common to “Automotive CTF Japan Pre-session” and “Automotive CTF Japan” * *Event overview*
* ■“Automotive CTF Japan Pre-session” overview*
[Date and time] July 29, 2024 (Monday) 13:30-17:00
[Venue] Meeting room in JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower
[Number of participants] 50 people (first-come, first-served basis) *We will also deliver online (no upper limit for online participants) *Those who do not participate in CTF can also enter.
[Participation fee] Free
[How to apply for participation] Please apply from this [Participation application form]
  https://form.run/@automotive-ctf-japan-form
[Program]
・“Current status of automotive cybersecurity and efforts to secure human resources”
Nagoya University Graduate School of Informatics Embedded Systems Research Center Specially Appointed Associate Professor Ryo Kurachi ・“Vision of automotive CTF event “Hack Festa””
Toyota Motor Corporation Information and Communication Planning Department InfoTech-IS Advanced Infrastructure Development Group Manager
Mr. Hisashi Oguma
・”Automotive CTF Japan practice problems and explanations”
VicOne Co., Ltd.
[Application period] June 28, 2024 (Friday) to July 25, 2024 (Thursday)

* ■“Automotive CTF Japan Qualifying” Overview*
[Date and time] August 25, 2024 (Sunday) 00:00 to September 8, 2024 (Sunday) 23:59
[Venue] Conducted online
[Participation fee] Free
[How to apply for participation] Please apply from this [Participation application form]
  https://form.run/@automotive-ctf-japan-form
[Eligibility to apply] Those residing in Japan *Those who do not participate in the pre-session can also enter
[Application period] From Friday, June 28, 2024 until the end of the preliminary round

* ■“Automotive CTF Japan Final” Overview*
[Date and time] September 13, 2024 (Friday) 9:00-18:00
[Venue] Bellesalle Roppongi
[Participants] Invitation system for the top 5 teams with points earned in the “Automotive CTF Japan Qualifying”
[Bonus] Prizes will be awarded to the top three (1st place: 100,000 yen, 2nd place: 80,000 yen, 3rd place: 60,000 yen)
Additionally, the top two teams will compete at the Automotive CTF 2024, which will be held in the United States in October.
You will be given the right to participate in the finals, and VicOne will cover the participation fee, travel expenses, and accommodation expenses.
*Up to 3 people per team

* About CTF *
CTF is Capture The
Flag is an abbreviation of an event format that competes for cybersecurity expertise and technical ability. Various questions are prepared, and if you solve the questions using your information security skills, you can obtain a string called a flag. Contestants can earn points that match the difficulty of the problem by
registering the Flag string in the scoring system, and the team with the most total points wins.

* About Mitsubishi Research Institute *
As a comprehensive think tank, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Ltd. brings together a high level of expertise, knowledge, and know-how, and strives to provide value by solving society’s complex and diverse issues. In the energy field, we have extensive research, analysis, and consulting experience for national and local governments, industry organizations, and private companies. With the mission of co-creating a prosperous and sustainable future, we will continue to ask questions about the future we want together with the world, solve social issues, and pioneer social change.
https://www.mri.co.jp/

* About VicOne *
VicOne provides a wide range of cybersecurity software and services for the automotive industry with a vision to protect the cars of tomorrow. Developed to meet the demanding demands of automotive manufacturers, VicOne solutions meet the advanced cybersecurity requirements of modern vehicles and are designed to operate at scale. VicOne is a subsidiary of Trend Micro and is based on Trend Micro’s cybersecurity technology developed over more than 30 years. As a global leader in automotive cybersecurity, we provide the foresight and unique depth of cybersecurity expertise to help our customers develop safe and smart vehicles.

[Japanese corporation name] VicOne Corporation (English name: VicOne Corporation)
[Global Representative] CEO Max Chen
[Japanese corporate officers] Chairman Mahendra Negi, Max Chen, etc. [Establishment date (Taiwan)] June 2022
[Establishment date (Japan)] June 2023 (registration month)
[Number of employees (global)] Approximately 100 people
[Head office location] JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower, 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
[Business description] Cyber ​​security solutions for automobiles 【U R L】 https://www.vicone.com/jp
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