The Australian Government and Telstra's 2014 Cyber Security Challenge Australia occurred over 24 hours from midday Wednesday 7 May 2014 and was the largest competition in the Challenge's three year history.
It brought together over 200 university and TAFE students in 55 teams from 22 Australian higher education institutions. During the 24 hours of non-stop action, these 55 teams battled it out for the top places! We would like to commend all those who participated and made it such a fun event for all involved.
A special congratulations goes out to the University of NSW for taking the top 3 positions. The 1st prize is a trip to the Blackhat Conference in Las Vegas and the 2nd/3rd prizes are phones and tablets for the runner up teams.
|1. UNSW1||University of NSW||6060 Points|
|2. UNSW2||University of NSW||5730 Points|
|3. UNSW3||University of NSW||5160 Points|
|4. UOS3||University of Sydney||5060 Points|
|5. UNSW4||University of NSW||4440 Points|
|6. MU1||Monash University||3530 Points|
|7. Fli1||Flinders University||3320 Points|
|8. ANU1||Australian National University||3050 Points|
|9. ECU2||Edith Cowan University||2730 Points|
|10. MUR1||Murdoch University||2490 Points|
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for Communications, presented the winning team with their prize at the launch event for Stay Smart Online week in Parliament House on Monday 2 June 2014. Thank you to all who participated and we look forward to another exciting competition again next year!
For a full breakdown of the scores and challenges from the 2014 Cyber Challenge visit scoring results.
Courtesy of Telstra, the 1st place team will win a trip for its members to attend the 2014 Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas, USA
Players in the 2nd and 3rd place teams will receive a brand new phone or tablet courtesy of Telstra.
You can download the slides here: CySCA 2014 Roadshow Slides [PDF]
In case you missed out on the road show, the information presentation about CySCA was recorded.