This was another fantastic edition with 333 registrations and 118 teams who participated in the event. The competition was fierce! The table below offers a summary of the top-10, prize winning teams! The maximum score attainable was 2700. Once more, I'd like to extend my congratulations to the roster below as well as to all the participants. I hope it was as much fun for you to engage in and we look forward to see you again!
|1||University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||SIGwny||2495||98.85%|
|2||University of North Georgia||NullPTR||2395||87.50%|
|3||Michigan Technological University||CyberSNEED_v2||2390||93.41%|
|4||University of Central Florida||KnightSec||2310||85.00%|
|5||Florida Institute of Technology||FITSEC - Knights of the Hash Table||2265||82.83%|
|7||University of Connecticut||The Heinous Hominids||2165||58.82%|
|8||University of Connecticut||The distinguished gentlemen of UConn Cybersecurity Club||2150||85.57%|
|9||California State University - Fullerton||CSUF||2145||73.87%|
|10||University of Tulsa||Shadow Wizard Money Gang||2145||65.04%|
Hosted by the Connecticut Advanced Computing Center (CACC), CyberSEED brings together dozens of universities and colleges to compete in unique cybersecurity challenges for awesome prizes.
Deadline: March 1 (midnight), 2023
It seems that online is the way to go and CyberSEED'23 will continue with this tradition. The 23 Edition is a completely online event. As before, we welcome teams who will compete in a new and exciting capture the flag event designed specifically for this latest installment of CyberSEED. We look forward to a great event with broad participation. Let the fun begin!
The Capture the Flag Competition will touch on a variety of cybersecurity challenges including a set of flags focusing on reverse engineering, web application security, network traffic analysis, cryptography, amongst others. The competition will require breadth of skills including some basic scripted programming capabilities as well as a facility with network monitoring and forensics tools.
Competition platform provided by Cyber Skyline.
Students should be prepared with laptops. The ability to execute code in a Linux environment (physical or virtual) will be helpful but not required.
The prizes break down as follows:
|9:30 AM - 10:00 AM||Opening Remarks and Kickoff with Synchrony|
|10:00 AM||Competition commences|
|5:00 PM||Close of competition|
|5:00 PM : 5:30 PM||Scoring break|
|5:30 PM||Awards and closing|
Competitors must register as a team.
Team Size - Minimum: 2 Maximum: 4
Completion of the CyberSEED Liability Waiver is required to participate in the competition. Please email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a prior CyberSEED participant and have completed supplier (vendor) setup previously, you must log into HuskyBuy to ensure your mailing address is correct and update as necessary.
HuskyBuy Supplier Portal – Existing Suppliers: UConn upgraded their supplier (vendor) system to HuskyBuy in July 2018. Existing suppliers received email communication from UConn regarding the transition and how to access supplier accounts. With the system change, all supplier updates must be made by the supplier using the HuskyBuy Supplier Portal.
HuskyBuy Supplier Portal – New Supplier Registration: New Suppliers will receive an email invitation from email@example.com titled “Supplier Invitation for University of Connecticut”. Follow the link in the email to the HuskyBuy Supplier Portal via the Register Now button. As a first time supplier you will be asked to create a new account. Click the Continue with Registration button to continue. After successful submission of your application you will receive confirmation of registration.
This edition of CyberSEED is completely online to keep the pandemic at bay.