Chris Woodall and Danny Cooper | 23 Sep 2013 | | news
BUILDS has qualified for the finals of NYU-Poly’s CSAW (Cyber-Security Awareness Week) Capture-The-Flag competition. This event has teams from around the world competing to solve computer security challenges.
Our team was one of the teams to qualify for finals, which are at NYU-Poly in Brooklyn, NY. The competition will take place from Thursday, November 14th to Saturday, November 16th. Qualifying teams are required to be from the US and Canada and be primarially undergraduate. For finals we will be sending the following four members: Allan Wirth (2015 Computer Science), Danny Cooper (2014 Computer Science), Andrew Mohn (2014 Math), George Silvis, III (2014 Math/Ancient Greek).
In addition, the following people participated in the qualifying round this past weekend:
Out of 1387 teams that participated in the preliminary round, we placed 26th, and out of the undergraduate teams eligible to qualify, we took 6th. BUILDS is pleased to represent Boston University in this internationally recognized competition. For more statistics you can refer to the official CSAW scoreboard.
You can find more information about the CSAW CTF competition at NYU-Poly’s website.