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Hands on Security Capture The Flag Event

September 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come and hack with us in this hands-on, Hacking/Defense Event!  The format is an in-person, Jeopardy Style, Cybersecurity, Capture the Flag (BYOLaptop) competition!

This competitive CTF event is run on the CloudCTF system by the Virginia Cyber Range and will consist of solving hands-on, cybersecurity challenges in categories such as Web, Forensics, Reverse Engineering, Crypto, and more! It is designed to cater to both brginner and advanced IT-Professionals and Cybersecurity experts and there will be challenges that require both Linux and Windows laptops (or VMs). Come get your hack on, learn something new about cyber security, and enjoy food and beverages with your cyber peers.

Bring your own:

• To play along, you must have laptop + power supply to connect to and play the CTF

 (opt) Bootable linux/Kali VM (for many command line challenges) andr Windows (or VM)

 (opt) Headphones (audio encoded challenges)

• (opt) Any Wifi sniffer, Rpi, NFC reader, BLE scanner & other pentest hardware welcome!

The CTF login URL will be provided at the start of the event. Winners of the CTF will get to chose from multiple security related/pentest gear and prizes.

This event is part of GameChanger Week. For the full schedule of events, click here

The RBTC CyberSecurity Forum consists of dedicated to IT professionals and cybersecurity experts from the SW VA region, and is  focused on exploring security vulnerabilities, defense best practices and sharing insights in the always-evolving landscape of Information Security.

Thank you to our 2023 CyberSecurity Forum partners, the Virginia Cyber Range, RISE, TEKsystems, HAK5 and other sponsors for making these events possible.

This ia an In-person CTF event only.


September 7, 2023
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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VTCRC Training & Events Center
1691 Innovation Drive, #1025
Blacksburg, VA 24060 United States