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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Competitors will be assessed on their knowledge of cybersecurity through hands-on tasks as well as theoretical questions focused in the areas of cryptography and web architecture.

Division(s)
Regional Location
Impound
Eye Protection
Rules Location
C
States Only (Trial Event)
No
None
National Rulebook
Clarifications
Feb 12, 2024
CYB
4

Topic Rotation: The event will be run with Year 1 topics.

Feb 12, 2024
CYB
3

Section 3.II.a.: The programming portion of the hands-on tasks will consist of multiple programming problems. Competitors must use an online IDE to write code, and it is suggested that HackerRank is used to host the problems will write code on their own computers and upload their code to Gradescope for grading. Details for Gradescope registration will be provided prior to the event. Each problem must be solved using any either of the following supported languages: C, C++, C++11, Java, Python 2, or Python 3. Only the standard library for these languages may be used.

Feb 12, 2024
CYB
2

Section 2.c.: Supervisors will provide a computer capable of accessing the internt. Tournament Directors are encouraged to provide computer specifications to the teams at least one month in advance. Teams will bring a computer capable of accessing the internet and compiling/running Java or Python 3 code.

Feb 12, 2024
CYB
1

Cybersecurity is a trial event - while individual medals are awarded, it does not count towards the team score. Alternates, members of the competition team, or gold bid participants may compete in the event, however each school may only send one pair to compete.

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