C2C Student Lock Picking PracticeStudents competed in a qualifying round to participate in the Cambridge2Cambridge Cybersecurity Challenge hosted by MIT CSAIL and the University of Cambridge. This year's event will take place at the 800-year-old University of Cambridge in the UK from July 24-26, 2017. Qualifying students were selected to represent their university at C2C and will be assigned to blended teams with US and UK participants to compete in the three-day showdown. 

Students will have the opportunity to win cash prizes, network with top students from the US and UK, connect with mentors from leading security organization and acquire new skills.


PARTICIPATING US UNIVERSITIES (student profiles coming soon!)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Host University) | Student Profiles

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona | Student Profiles

Carnegie Mellon University | Student Profiles

Columbia University | Student Profiles

Stanford University | Student Profiles

University of Arizona | Student Profiles

University of California, Berkeley | Student Profiles

Worcester Polytechnic Institute | Student Profiles
 

IMPORTANT DATES  
Students to prepare travel arrangements and student visas (if applicable) May 1, 2017
Participants arrive at the Møller Center, Churchill College, University of Cambridge July 23, 2017
C2C Live Event July 24-26, 2017
Participants depart the University of Cambridge July 27, 2017

For questions, please contact Jessica Gibson at gibsonj@csail.mit.edu.
 

ONLINE PRACTICE FORUMS

US students prepare for the C2C qualifying round with these challenges provided by The University of Cambridge. Each puzzle is a mini forensics challenge. Buried inside those files somewhere is a flag, which will look similar to "Flag=f83nd6FJ3dSH84V".

https://cambridge2cambridge.cl.cam.ac.uk/gauntlet/chatterbox.pcapng
https://cambridge2cambridge.cl.cam.ac.uk/gauntlet/hotspot.jpg
https://cambridge2cambridge.cl.cam.ac.uk/gauntlet/excavation.jpg

Visit Pico-CTF and try your hand at beginner challenges. We will provide an additional training environment with more advance challenges in mid-February 2017. Register at https://picoctf.com/ and choose "Join an Existing Team". Use team name "C2C Online Practice Form" and team passphrase "Cambridge2017" to gain access.

For other practice CTF-style resources, please visit: http://captf.com/practice-ctf/


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