Welcome to Mercy Hackathon CTF
on October 12 (evening) & 13 (Saturday 8am - 5pm)
CAE Lab, Maher Hall 112
Background and Why You Should Attend
A hackathon is in general a day long (can be 12 hours to 48 hours) completion
where developers, designers, practitioners, hackers come together
to build something cool.
There may be a hackathon on
- Programming and coding
- Cyber attacking and defending
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How It Runs at Mercy on October 12 & 13
Infrastructure team (Black Team) is organized and ready to go.
The Black Team leader, Nick Merante, is working to assign
a Black team member to each of your programs.
- They will travel to Mercy College Cybersecurity on Friday
and stay with us
- Our students throughout the event to provide context to the challenges
and troubleshoot any technical issues that might arise.
- Plan for a few hours Friday evening (likely 5pm-7pm) for introductions
to the challenges and completing the first task, configuring the routing VM.
- A tutorial can be found in the video series once you enroll below
- Saturday is the main event
- The organizer will begin scoring at/around 9AM.
- They will break and stop scoring for about an hour for lunch,
- They will likely shut things down around 4PM.
- If students are really enjoying youselves they may extend the event a bit,
but they will collaborate with you throughout the event on such decisions.
- The five industry professionals who have designed the vulnerable VMs students will receive will challenge the students throughout the day as they take services down and observe as students work to get them back up again to continue scoring.
- There will be also a large group of CTF challenges running at the event, you will find that many of students will focus on these throughout the day.
Note once your data are successfully posted, you are able to watch more tutorials.
Tutorials are about
- Basic Linux command
- Network configuration
- Linux services: ssh, http
- CTF: network, cracking hashes, hex editors, backdoors
Proceeding is from clicking here ...