OPCDE 2018 will host a CTF for students for 2 days! The CTF is run by Proper Villains, LLC. Come test your skills and learn new ones solving challenges in Programming, Digital Forensics, Reverse Engineering, and more.
The OPCDE 2018 CTF will be a jeopardy style contest showcasing tools and techniques in Information Security. More information about prizes, challenges, and the event will be published leading up to the OPCDE conference.
Eligibility and Availability
The CTF is open to all student attendees at OPCDE. Players must be physically present at OPCDE, and currently enrolled with an academic institution in order to participate.
NOTE: Due to popular demand, non-students can also participate but won’t be eligible for prizes – and are encouraged to mentor students 🙂
Players are expected to participate individually, i.e. one player per team.
Access to The CTF is restricted to the OPCDE conference network. The CTF will be online throughout the conference, available from the conference network, but will not have staff present for support issues outside of the daily conference hours.
Each participant should bring their own laptop with at least a power adapter and the ability to connect to a hard-wired network (LAN) in the event of potential WiFi issues. It is recommended to install VM software, such as VirtualBox or VMware, on the laptop along with at least one Linux VM such as Kali (https://www.kali.org/downloads/). All software installation and configuration should happen before the start of OPCDE.
CTF is be run in parallel of the conference, no conference ticket is required for participants but we require participants to register below. Registration is free of charge! The more passionate students, the merrier!