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C2C 2016 photoThe second annual Cambridge 2 Cambridge cybersecurity competition is a joint collaboration between the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and University of Cambridge. View updated student information, access online practice challenges, see participating universities and learn more about the student participants by clicking on the links below.

US-based Universities

UK-based Universities


Cambridge2Cambridge Timeline

May 1, 2017

Students to prepare travel arrangements and student visas (if applicable)

July 23, 2017
Participants arrive at the Møller Center, Churchill College, University of Cambridge

July 24-26, 2017

Live Event | Cambridge, UK

July 27, 2017

Participants depart the University of Cambridge





Online Practice Forum

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".


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/