Introduction to security CTFs and where to find them

Posted on Oct 23, 2021 · 164 words · 1 minute read


This talk provides a beginner-friendly overview of Security Capture The Flags (CTFs), explaining what they are and how you can get started.

CTFs are online challenges that test your problem-solving and cybersecurity skills. Participants are presented with various puzzles and scenarios to solve, mimicking real-world security issues. These exercises are designed to help individuals develop practical skills and gain hands-on experience in the field of cybersecurity. We will also discuss where you can access these CTFs, making it easier for newcomers to get started and learn more about this engaging aspect of cybersecurity.

Technical requirements

  • Basic knowledge of how the Internet works
  • Basic knowledge of Linux

Who should attend

While there’s no minimum required experience to attend, this talk will best suited for:

  • Engineering students
  • Cybersecurity students
  • Any person that wants to learn more about Capture the Flags