Calling all University Computer Science and Engineering Majors:

Have fun and win prizes at the Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories Cyber Competition!

With the health and safety of the students, volunteers, and staff in mind, we are rescheduling our April Cyber CTF event for later this fall. Stay tuned for an announcement with the new date. Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this change has caused.

Contact with any questions. See you in the fall!

Cyber Capture the Flag

Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is hosting a Cyber Capture the Flag (CTF) event this Fall from 2-8 pm in the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center (2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202).

We have hidden “flags” in various computer systems, programs, images, messages, network traffic and  various computing environments. For this activity, your team is tasked with finding these flags. Win prizes while you are learning how to defend against cyber security attacks in a competitive and safe arena.

Compete on your own or in teams of 2-5 college students to solve cyber problems. Participants are not expected to be experts cyber defense. Ideally, participants have limited (1-2 year experience) with concepts in Reverse engineering, Packet Analysis, Vulnerability Analysis, Cryptography, Windows and Linux privilege escalation.


Date To Be Determined
2:00 – 8:00 pm
Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center (GVC)
2121 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

Arrive early (between 12:15 – 1:45 pm) to go on an optional tour of the Lockheed Martin Facility. Space is limited to the first 40 people.

2:00 pm – Check in. Set up your laptop and work on some easy warm up challenge.

3:00 pm – Cyber CTF Starts

Around 5:30 pm  Work through dinner (food is provided)

7:30 pm – Cyber CTF Halts (pens down)

7:45 pm – Presentation of Winners and distribution of prizes. Program ends!

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