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Congratulations to our four teams in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2014 that took out 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th

Congratulations to our four teams in the Cyber Security Challenge Australia 2014 that took out 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th.

We've done it again! Well done to all the students on the teams!

https://scoring.cyberchallenge.com.au/index/ranking

This is the second year in a row that we've come 1st, 2nd and 3rd, and we've now won it all three years that is has been held!

57 teams competed in the 2014 Challenge which was conducted on-site at each competing university, commencing 12noon Wednesday 7 May 2014, and ran for 24 hours. Further to testing each team's technical skills in finding and exploiting vulnerabilities, the Challenge also test the team's ability to devise vulnerability remediation procedures and processes for monitoring and/or detecting future exploitation.

The challenge is co-ordinated by the Australian Government, sponsored by Telstra and conducted with the assistance of Australian universities and TAFE institutions.

 

CSE is participant in the recently successful CRC bid on D2D

More information about Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre can be found a the URL below:

https://ssl.dsic.com.au/d2dcrc/tiki-index.php?page=Home

 

 

 

Winners of PwC Cyber Award

Congratulations to the following students on winning the inaugural PwC Cyber Award.

Final Year:

Karla Burnett

Non-Final Year:

Theo Juilenne & Matthew McEwen (Shared)

The Awards were decided upon from interviews of students who were short-listed after they submitted a 500 word paper on a Cyber security topic of their choice.  The Awards are valued at $3,000 each. 

http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/about-us/help-resources/for-students/prizes-and-awards/

CSE thanks PwC for sponsoring this Award.  PwC has sent in these words:

PwC would like to congratulate the award winners for their outstanding achievement, and thank all students who had applied for the PwC Cyber Award. We value our partnership with the School of Computer Science and Engineering and the opportunity this Award provides for us to meet with and give recognition to talented students in the industry. To connect with us please visit our website http://www.pwc.com.au/careers/student or send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PwC Cyber Award

The inaugural PwC Cyber Award is now open for applications.

One $3,000 prize will awarded to a student in the final year of his/her degree program. Another $3,000 prize will be awarded to a student in his/her pre-penultimate or penultimate year of their degree program.

Open to students:

    • who are in any undergraduate degree in the School of Computer Science and Engineering (including dual-award degrees) and
    • who have an overall Credit WAM or above

To apply, submit a 500 word paper on a Cyber security topic of your choice, along with your full name, Student Number, degree and when you expect to graduate.  Please indicate if you prefer an AM or PM interview on Monday 10th March if you are successfully shortlisted.

Dates:

    • Applications will close Wednesday 5th March at 1pm
    • PwC and a CSE Academic will review papers and create shortlist by Friday 7th March.
    • Short listed candidates for interviews will be notified on Friday 7th March.
    • PwC to attend campus interviews Monday 10th March.
    • Award cermemony will be Monday 28th March

Congratulations to our team at the International finals of SECUINSIDE in Korea last week, who came 4th in the world

Congratulations to our team at the International finals of  SECUINSIDE in Korea last week, who came 4th in the world!

The team consisted of Dougall Johnson, Petr Novak, Fionnbharr Davies and Jack Murray.  The team would like to encourage more students to get involved, and are planning to run an internal CTF on the first weekend of the mid-semester break next semester.

 

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