Cyber events to demonstrate your skills

MITRE Cyber Academy hosts yearly cyber competitions which allow teams to compete against each other in different hacking challenges. Below is a list of our upcoming competitions.

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Current Competition

MITRE STEM CTF: Cyber Challenge 2014

In support of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiative, MITRE and (ISC)2 will be hosting a national Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition. The virtual event gives high school and college students the opportunity to compete against their peers in cyber security challenges. Teams of four will work together to solve problems in steganography, software exploitation, computer forensics, cryptography, and networking.

To participate

Registration opens July 1st 2014.

Competition Days

The CTF competition itself will be held on August 15 and 16. The 24-hour virtual competition will start at 3:00 PM EDT on August 15 and end at 3:00 PM EDT on August 16. At the end of event, the winning team will be declared. Winning teams will receive four $1,000 college scholarships, vouchers to take the SSCP exam, and receive early consideration for participation in MITRE's Cyber Internship program.*

Important Dates
* Participation in MITRE's Cyber Internship program is subject to an interviewing process and based on current business needs.

Past Competitions

July 2013: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition that drew over 50 college and high school teams.

April 2013: High school cyber club competition

June 2012: MITRE hosted a two-day Capture the Flag competition that drew 50 college and high school teams from across the country.