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Symantec Cyber Challenge

Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge at UIC
SCE Building, Illinois Room
February 5, 2013, 4.30PM

The Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge at UIC is a Capture the Flag competition that is designed to teach students how to better defend a company network by requesting them to attack and hack a network and web applications running on that network. Participants have to capture several pieces of sensitive information inside the network of an increasing level of difficulty.

Sponsored by Symantec and hosted by UIC and ESP-IGERT, this event will also feature a keynote presentation by Kevin Haley, Director of Product Management for Symantec Security Response, a poster session from our ESP-IGERT students, and a showcase of Symantec security products

U of I students may register for the event at the following link:


4:30pm - Registration, Buffet Dinner & Player Setup 
5:00pm - 5:45pm - Opening Remarks and Keynote Presentation 
5:45 - 6:00 pm - Networking break
6:00pm - Cyber Readiness Challenge Begins!
10:00pm - Challenge Closes and Review of the Results
10:30pm - Event Concludes