Capture the Flag Competition 2017

Friday, October 6

Are you an undergraduate student ready to prove your prowess across a range of cybersecurity challenges? Do you know three other students ready to do the same and represent your university? Then your team should enter the Capture the Flag Scholarship Competition and compete for fame, glory and real cash in the form of scholarships.

The Competition

The competition will use the Facebook Capture the Flag Competition framework based on the board game Risk. Each country on the map will unveil a challenge problem, with easy, medium, and expert challenges available in six topic areas. Topics will be selected from areas such as:

  • Malware
  • Code breaking and decoding
  • Website security
  • Network traffic analysis
  • Social engineering
  • Cryptography
  • Risk Management

Students must bring their own laptop computers and will access a secure network during the competition.

Who Can Compete: A team of four undergraduate students representing their department and sponsored by a faculty member.

Cost: There is no registration fee. Registration includes lunch and t-shirts for team members and the team’s faculty sponsor.

Registration Deadline: Registration is limited to 25 teams on a first-come, first-served basis. No teams can be added after September 25, 2017, and teams cannot register the day of the event. A link to the registration form will be posted here by September 1, 2017.

Registration Requirements: Only one team per department at a university may register. Each team must submit a completed registration form. Teams will not be able to register the day of the event. Other requirements include a team name, the name and contact information of the faculty sponsor, and the names, contact information, and academic level (junior / senior) of the students.

Please contact if you have any questions regarding the competition.

Georgia State University Campus
Atlanta, Georgia 30302

Georgia State University Campus

Georgia State University Campus
Atlanta, GA 30302




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