CrowdStrike Cyber Challenge (UK)

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Join the CrowdStrike Cyber Challenge.

The CrowdStrike Cyber Challenge (UK) is an online cybersecurity challenge for students interested in a career at CrowdStrike. Test your skills in forensic analysis through a series of hands-on challenges. Top performers will win prizes and will be considered for internship or job opportunities at CrowdStrike.

Are you excited for a challenge? Sign up now!

Prizes & Eligibility

  • 1st Place: Nintendo Switch or Apple iPad - Standard
  • 2nd Place: Apple Airpods 3rd Generation
  • 3rd Place: Choose your own keyboard (£150 max)
  • Random Giveaway: £100 Amazon Gift Card

Eligibility

Must be enrolled in an U.K. university to participate. You may not receive any assistance from anyone else & you must participate within the event time frame listed on this page.

Resources

All that you need to participate in the CrowdStrike Cyber Challenge (UK) is a computer with an Internet connection and a modern browser (latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge). An installation of Kali Linux is recommended to get the full experience, but it is not required. During the challenge, you will need to utilize your problem-solving skills and Internet resources to solve challenges related to forensic software development.

Note that you will have limited number of attempts for each challenge. In general, the format for flags is "SKY-ABCD-####"

Having trouble with the platform? You can open a Support Ticket on our system and someone will get back to you ASAP.

Challenge Rules

Violation of event rules may result in disqualification.

  1. Must be an university student living in the United Kingdom. Non-U.K. individual are not eligible to participate.
  2. Participants may ask event organizers questions. Including, but not limited to, clarifications on challenge directives & challenge rules; however, organizers may not answer specific requests for aid with a challenge. If you think you are going to do something questionable, ask an organizer first.
  3. Disputes must be addressed to a challenge organizer. Items such as submission correctness disputes should be addressed in a support ticket.
  4. Do not violate any local, state, federal, or international laws. You have the explicit permission to attack "designated targets" listed in the rules, you do not have permission to attack any other targets.
  5. Designated targets include only the subdomains of cityinthe.cloud domain. The challenge will generally state what protocol and/or port number, if specified, please only access the assigned protocol/port and the assigned domain.
  6. Do not attack the competition platform (cyberskyline.com). This includes social engineering attacks against Cyber Skyline personnel.
  7. Do not run any denial of service attacks against competition resources. Such as, but not limited to, cityinthe.cloud domains and cyberskyline.com domains
  8. Do not attack any CrowdStrike network resources. CrowdStrike network resources are explicitly out of scope for this challenge.
  9. Do not give or receive unauthorized help (sharing of flags, answers, or methodologies). Also do not post questions on online forums (e.g. Stack Overflow, Quora) and social media sites.
  10. Do not modify any UID assigned to you by the competition platform. And do not access another participant’s UID. These are automatically assigned to you by the system to ensure isolation of resources.
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  • Deadline
    October 16th, 2024
  • Starting
    October 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
    Yes
  • Salary
    n/a
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Duration
    Oct 17 - Oct 28, 2024
  • Location
    Remote
Preferred Disciplines...
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Web Development
Also Accepting...
  • All STEM disciplines
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