[Busec] Build-it, Break-it, Fix-it Contest

Manuel Egele megele at bu.edu
Wed Sep 14 13:33:57 EDT 2016


FYI, might be interesting.
--manuel

Build-it, Break-it, Fix-it Contest
Starts September 22
https://builditbreakit.org/

Are you a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited university?
Do you like programming?
Do you like security and/or hacking?
Do you want a shot at $13,500 in prize money?

If so, we invite you and your friends to participate in the Build-it,
Break-it, Fix-it Security-oriented programming contest, beginning on
September 22. This contest is run by the Maryland Cybersecurity Center
at the University of Maryland.

Details and signups are at https://builditbreakit.org/

In a nutshell: Contestants build and/or break software over the course
of three rounds, each lasting roughly two weeks. At the end, there
will be two sets of winners, the best builder and the best breaker,
and two runners-up. $13,500 in prizes is up for grabs.

The contest is entirely online — no need to travel. Any student that
is enrolled at an accredited university is eligible to participate.
The contest starts on September 22.

Sign up today at https://builditbreakit.org/
Email info at builditbreakit.org for more information.
Discussion of past contests and outcomes described here:
http://arxiv.org/abs/1606.01881



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