Princess Sumaya University for Technology wins first place in the Code Red Competition with 510 points

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:30


Princess Sumaya University for Technology took first place in the ’Code Red Competition’, the biggest security code hacking competition for Jordanian universities. Nineteen teams from various public and private universities took part in the competition which was held at and organized by Al Hussein Technical University, with the help of a group of top Jordanian hacking experts.

The competition, which lasts for eight hours, aims to develop participants’ technical hacking skills to bring devices and software systems under the control of the participating teams.

The winning team, under the name of Skiddies, was made up of students Muhannad Marwan, Mohammed Arman and Mohammed Waheeb. They managed to amass 105 points, well ahead of the second-placed team, who collected 75 points.

The President of PSUT, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, congratulated the winning team and their supervisors on this new achievement. He expressed his pleasure and pride at this victory, which places the University at the forefront of Jordanian universities. He praised the efforts of the students and their supervising instructors, and their continuous hard work to ensure their participation in national and international competitions. These competitions support the academic careers of the students, hone their practical skills, and provide them with the opportunity to display their expertise and excellence, as well as encouraging the spirit of cooperation, teamwork and honest competition with their colleagues. Prof. Al-Refai also thanked HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of PSUT’s Board of Trustees of the University, for her continued support of the University and its students in their quest to achieve excellence and become leaders at the local and international levels.