The College organizes an annual cypersecurity competion named "HUSN" competition. The competition aims to spread awareness in the field of cybersecurity in addition to engaging students in practical competitions that contribute to refining their skills and enabling them to explore other new avenues in this field.
In its first and second editions, the competition targeted students affiliated with Sultan Qaboos University, and then expanded in its third edition to include students affiliated with all higher education institutions. The 2021 edition included all students affiliated with various public and higher education institutions in Oman, in order to enable all students to benefit from the experience of participation, enhance the spirit of competition among them, and develop their capabilities in the field of cybersecurity.
The Capture the Flag competition includes many challenges under 5 main areas: website security, network security, cryptography, reverse engineering, and digital forensics. The competition is considered one of the global digital competitions in which contestants participate to explore the security holes planted in the challenges specially designed for the competition.