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  • Defcon CTF mentioned in article about "CyberPatriot: The National High School..."

    The Defcon CTF was mentioned in an article about "CyberPatriot: The National High School Cyber Defense Competition":

    URL1=http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/la-times-profiles-cyber-defense-competition-teens-041712

    Originally posted by URL1
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    The contest, sponsored jointly by Northrop Grumman and the Department of Homeland Security...

    The six person team from Franklin High School beat out more than 1,000 schools nationwide...

    The contest asked each team to take part in the kind of "Capture the Flag" contest that is common at hacker events like the annual DEFCON competition. Each team was asked to manage a network of 11 virtual databases and operating systems and earned points by reducing known vulnerabilities of the network, keeping such crucial systems as email and Web servers running, and defending the network from attacks.

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