Storrs, CT, USA
A UConn CyberSEED event.
Official URL: http://www.cyberseed.org/
This event's weight is subject of public voting!
The Capture the Flag Challenge is an immersive, interactive competition that uses realistic IT infrastructure to simulate the current threat landscape. Designed for many levels of technical skill and experience, the competition puts participants in the hackers’ shoes to understand their technology and thought processes. Sponsored by Cisco, the Capture the Flag Challenge asks teams to attack a virtual corporate network in a series of progressively more difficult penetration exercises. The competition is intended for high-school and college teams. Participants have the opportunity to: Sharpen security skills such as forensics, penetration testing, and more Expand security awareness Learn and try new techniques Compete against their peers for prizes and bragging rights Comcast is providing travel support for teams to attend.
First Place - $10,000
Second Place - $7,500
Third Place - $5,000
6 teams total