Capture the Flag Competitioion

In ICACC-2015, there will be a competition on Capture the Flag (CTF) which considered as one of the most popular practical competitions to detect security vulnerabilities and protect against cyber-attacks.  In general, the competition is based on hiding some information inside certain computer systems using different techniques. The contestants try to locate the hidden information using specialized techniques and advanced skills such as the use decryption, data analysis, linking events or discovery of security vulnerabilities. Each piece of information has a specific weight which can be accumulated to recognize the winners of this competition.

Targeted Audience:

CTF competition targets security professionals, system administrators, forensic analyst, cybercrime investigators, and students who are interested in the information security.

CTF Overview:

Date and duration:  Competition will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. It will take a complete day, from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Awards: At the end of the contest, the top three teams will be honored during the closing day of the conference on Thursday, November 12, 2015.

Registration: To participate in the CTF competition, the contestants must follow the following:

• You have to form a team (3-5 contestants) and then complete the registration steps on the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/icacc-2015-ctf-tickets-18340564121

• The number of teams is limited and priority for early registration.
• Registration deadline is on Thursday, November 5, 2015.