Pinoy students top intl cybersecurity tilt

Filipinos again showed their high potential in information and communications technology after topping a security vendor's annual international conference.

 Kaspersky Lab said the Filipino students were named the overall winners in the global cup, under the banner "IT Security for the Next Generation."

 Members of the Philippine team included:
 • Joshua Arvin Lat, first place winner in the Kaspersky Lab 2012 Student Conference Global Cup
 • Kevin Charles Atienza
 • Rod Xavier Bondoc

"We are very happy that our undergraduate research paper got first place. We did not expect it would stand a chance against those of post-graduate students' papers from all over the world," Lat said.

 Bondoc added they were already very happy to have reached the International Cup and represented the country, "but winning it proved that we can compete with other countries when it comes to cyber technology."

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