Events

Upcoming Events


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Introduction to Web Design and Cyber Security


4 Oct. 2016, 06:00PM — 09:00PM ET

Western Cyber Security is hosting our first event of the year! Our VPs Zilin and Michael, both in their 3rd year of Computer Science, will be leading the workshop to teach you how to make an e-resume or online portfolio that will hopefully increase your professional online presence. Join us on Tuesday October 4th at 6:00 PM in SEB 2099. Pizza will be provided, we hope to see you all there!
Interested? Feel free to register here.

Past Events


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BCTF 2016

BCTF 2016


19 Mar. 2016, 06:00 CET — 21 Mar.2016, 06:00 CET.

RBCTF is a Jeopardy-style Capture The Flag Competition presented by blue-lotus. The game will be opened to all participants around the world, and with prizes. The challange catergories include:

Web applications
Crypto Reverse engineering and exploitation
Network and memory forensics
Professional Programming and Coding
Mobile Learn more about Internetwache.

To learn more about the event be sure to check out their official website.

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Western Cyber Presents Bitcoin


2 Mar. 2016

Western Cyber Security in conjunction with the Western Economics Society is proud to present, Western Cyber Presents Bitcoin. We will have Software Engineering professor Aleksander Essex, doing an intro to BITCOIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES and we will show participants the fundamentals of Bitcoin mining, Bitcoin transaction, and everything you need to know about using bitcoins in any upcoming projects or Hackathons. Bring a laptop and a learning attitude! Food will be provided.

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Internetwache CTF 2016


20 Feb. 2016, 12:00 CET — 22 Feb.2016, 00:00 CET.

This is the first jeopardy CTF hosted by Internetwache, a foundation that is dedicated to creating a safer Internet, not just for the owner but also for the user of the sites. Learn more about Internetwache here. Access the Official CTF page to register and participate.

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Insomni'hack teaser 2016


16 Jan. 2016, 09:00 UTC — 17 Jan. 2016, 21:00 UTC

SCRT is the creator of Insomni hack. The conference started as a very small contest in 2008 and has become one of the largest information security events in switzerland.

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9447 Security Society CTF 2015


27 Nov. 2015, 23:00 UTC — 29 Nov. 2015, 23:00 UTC

9447 Security Society CTF is Jeopardy-style information security competition is run online. Teams of any size and composition are invited to register today.

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RuCTFE 2015


21 Nov. 2015, 10:00 UTC — 21 Nov. 2015, 19:00 UTC

RuCTFE is an annual online international challenge in the information security. It has been held 6 times already.

The contest is driven by classic rules. Each team is given a set of vulnerable services. Organizers regulary fill services with private information — the flags. The goal of each team is to find vulnerabilities, fix them in their services and exploit them in order to get flags from other teams. Please refer to the rules page and Wikipedia article for slightly more info.

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20 Nov. 2015

Hacking 101


Western Cyber Security is excited to debut with our Hacking 101 event!
Join us on Friday November 20 from 5:30-8:30 for an introduction to hacking, it's ethics and applications.
Basic coding knowledge will be expected for this event since we will be teaching how to ethically hack WiFi!
Food will be provided!

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CSAW 2015 CTF: Qualification Round


18 Sept. 2015, 22:00 UTC — 20 Sept. 2015, 22:00 UTC

CSAW CTF is a entry-level CTF, designed for undergraduate students who are trying to break into security. Challenges are specifically designed to point students in directions that will help them understand fundamental concepts and develop practical skills. The sponsors are big players in the security field, who are serious about hiring the right people with the right skills. Their judges are world-renowned experts in the security field, who are dedicated to making sure that our challenges are designed to test these skills.