Organizing Large Scale Hacking Competitions

  title={Organizing Large Scale Hacking Competitions},
  author={Nicholas Childers and Bryce Boe and Lorenzo Cavallaro and Ludovico Cavedon and Marco Cova and Manuel Egele and Giovanni Vigna},
Computer security competitions and challenges are a way to foster innovation and educate students in a highly-motivating setting. In recent years, a number of different security competitions and challenges were carried out, each with different characteristics, configurations, and goals. From 2003 to 2007, we carried out a number of live security exercises involving dozens of universities from around the world. These exercises were designed as “traditional” Capture The Flag competitions, where… CONTINUE READING
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