Cyber Security Challenge Australia (CySCA) 2014 is the next in the series of national cyber security competitions for university/TAFE undergraduates across Australia — following the success of the CySCA 2013 and the Cyber Defence University Challenge:

  • The CySCA 2014 Challenge will commence at 12 noon on Wednesday 7th May 2014 and run for 24 hours.
  • Entry to CySCA is free but you can only register through your university/TAFE.
  • A Road Show to publicise CySCA 2014 will be conducted in early March 2014.
  • The cut-off date for universities/TAFEs to register their interest in fielding teams is 31st March 2014.
  • Universities/TAFEs can register their interest in fielding teams in CySCA 2014 by emailing the CyberChallenge@pmc.gov.au. Individual applications will not be considered.

Registrations for CySCA 2014 have now closed.

Prizes

Prize Terms & Conditions

1st Prize — 2014 Black Hat Security Conference

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

2nd and 3rd Prizes

Players in the 2nd and 3rd place teams will receive a brand new phone or tablet courtesy of Telstra.

University Roadshow

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.

CySCA is supported by

  • Australian Government
  • Telstra
  • PwC
  • NBNCo
  • Microsoft

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