Showing posts from September, 2018

CyberFest 2018 : CTF - Inter University Hackathon

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Institute of Business Management, the Students of Ethical hacking and Network Security of Coventry University whom are also students of  the Cisco Networking Academy held The Inter- University hackathon “ CyberFest 2018 : CTF ” as a collaboration with Coventry University and The Cisco Networking Academy. With the participation of 40 teams from both National and Private Universities such as University of Colombo (UOC), University of Sri Jayewardenepura (UOSJP), University of Moratuwa (UOM), Kothalawala Defense University (KDU), NSBM, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) and many more, the event was held on the 8th of September from 8.30 a.m onwards.

Talking about Capture The Flag which is most known as CTF, it consist of a series of challenges that vary in their degree of difficulty, and that require participants to exercise different skill sets to solve. Once an individual challenge is solved, a “flag” is given t…