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CySCA 2015 Results

Winners of the 2015 Australian Cyber Challenge

  1. University of New South Wales (UNSW1) - 2499 Points (Chairs of the Baud)
  2. University of New South Wales (UNSW2) - 2181 Points (Chief Visionary Officers)
  3. University of New South Wales (UNSW3) - 2070 Points (Chief Visionary Officers)
  4. University of New South Wales (UNSW4) - 1816 Points (Cloud Excellence Officers)
  5. Monash University (Ermahgerd Hacking) - 1647 Points (VPs of Pwnage)
  6. University of Technology Sydney (UTS1) - 1481 Points (Innovation Sherpas)
  7. Murdoch University (HackThePlanet) - 1374 Points (1337 H4)(0r$)
  8. University of Sydney (w4ll_l34n3rs) - 1337 Points (1337 H4)(0r$)
  9. Edith Cowan University (The Beers) - 1281 Points (1337 H4)(0r$)
  10. Edith Cowan University (The Shirts) - 1225 Points (1337 H4)(0r$)

Best Communicators

  • Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA2)

First in Forensics

  • Edith Cowan University (The Beers)

First to Finish Corporate Penetration Testing

  • University of New South Wales (UNSW4)

'Lucky Door' Prizes

  • University of Sydney (potAto)
  • University of Adelaide (UOA5)

Roadshow

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You can download the slides here:

CySCA 2015 Roadshow Slides

Scoreboard

You can view the scoreboard over at

Scoreboard 2015

Solutions & Write-ups

Some of the solutions and challenges from CySCA 2015 are available on our GitHub repo.

CySCA 2015 Repo


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Prizes

In 2015, our sponsors really outdone themselves. These prizes are The. Business. We have some awesome opportunities and gear on offer, across a range of categories. Keep watching space for more – we’re not done yet…

First placed team1

  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to DEFCON 2016 courtesy of HackLabs
  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to Ruxcon 2015 courtesy of PwC
  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to Kiwicon 2015 courtesy of Commonwealth Bank
  • 4x Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus courtesy of Facebook
  • 4x Samsung Galaxy S6 phones courtesy of Telstra (to work with your new Oculus gear)

Second placed team1

  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to Ruxcon 2015 courtesy of PwC
  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to Kiwicon 2015 courtesy of Commonwealth Bank
  • 4x Meraki MX64 with associated three-year cloud management licences courtesy of Cisco
  • 4x Choice of either a mobile phone or tablet courtesy of Telstra

Third placed team1

  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to Ruxcon 2015 courtesy of PwC
  • 4x Flights, accommodation and entry to Kiwicon 2015 courtesy of Commonwealth Bank
  • 4x Choice of either a mobile phone or tablet courtesy of Telstra

Best communicators2

  • 4x Tickets to Cisco Live 2016, courtesy of Cisco Systems

First team to complete all of the Forensic tasks3

  • 4x Meraki Z1 with associated three-year cloud management licences courtesy of Cisco Systems

First team to complete all of the Penetration testing tasks4

  • 4 x Apple iPad Mini 3 courtesy of Telstra

‘Lucky door’ prizes - random draw by Cyber Security Challenge Australia Organisers on 1 October 20155

  • 4x Facebook ‘swag bags’ with Facebook, Instagram and Oculus merchandise.
  • 4x Apple iPad Mini 3 courtesy of Telstra

AusGov ‘Women in Cyber’

All women who participate in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2015 will be offered a mentoring opportunity with cyber security experts in the Australian Government. Courtesy of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, this opportunity will involve:

  • Flights to Canberra
  • Meet and greets with a number of influential women who work in cyber security roles for the Australian Government
  • Careers advice from Government experts
  • A years’ worth of career mentoring from women in government and CySCA sponsors [TBC]
  • Dinner with the mentors and other Australian Government cyber security professionals
  • A tour of the Australian Cyber Security Centre at the Ben Chifley Building
  • A visit to the National Security College at the Australian National University
  • A visit to Parliament House

1 It is the sole responsibility of each competitor to ensure eligibility and availability for travel, and arrange for any necessary travel permits and visas.

2Awarded to the team with the highest average score on written responses. Minimum of two open questions need to be submitted. If there is a tie, the team with the best flag justification of the tied teams, as decided by Cyber Security Challenge Australia organisers will be the winner. Not available to teams who place First, Second or Third when scores are finalised.

3With complete justifications and written responses. Not available to teams who place First, Second or Third when scores are finalised.

4With complete justifications and written responses. Not available to teams who place First, Second or Third when scores are finalised.

5 Not available to teams who place First, Second or Third, or win another category when scores are finalised.