Cybersecurity EdTech company Hack The Box prepares to launch an educational corporate hacking event

July 21, 2021

The hacking event titled Capture the Flag will take place between Friday 23rd of July and Sunday 25th July and is open to all companies

Cybersecurity EdTech company Hack The Box prepares to launch an educational corporate hacking event

Hack The Box, a cybersecurity EdTech company previously organised a community capture the flag event in April.  This hacking event will allow IT and cybersecurity professionals to learn about the latest vulnerabilities, state-of-the-art attack techniques, and realistic scenarios. The content, entirely powered by the Hack The Box team and customized for this specific business event, will feature multiple challenge categories (Web, Crypto, Reversing, Cloud, Forensics, Pwn, Misc), Linux Machines, Windows Machines, and Active Directory Machines.

Key Information

  • Teams from 1-10 players are allowed
  • Intermediate to hard difficulty
  • Jeopardy and full-pwn CTF style
  • Content based on real-world scenarios
  • Certificates will be awarded to individuals and teams that score more than 200 points
  • A wide range of prizes are on offer

The hacking event will also include various talks on Thursday 22nd July:

12:00 pm UTC: Welcome to the CTF | CTF Content, Rules, Prizes by Sotiria Giannitsari (r0adrunn3r) Senior Community Manager @ Hack The Box

12:30 pm UTC: HTB Academy for Business | New Generation Cybersecurity Training Building Blocks by Dimitris Bougioukas, Training Director @ Hack The Box

13:00 pm UTC: Preparing for a Penetration Test with HTB Academy by Ben Rollin (mrb3n) Head of Training Development @ Hack The Box

13:30 pm UTC: Recruit Top Cybersecurity Talent with HTB | Case Studies by Nikos Fountas, Director of Operations @ Hack The Box

14:00 pm UTC: Corporate CTF Training & Team-Building 101 by Sotiria Giannitsari (r0adrunn3r) Senior Community Manager @ Hack The Box

14:30 pm UTC: Customer Story | Using HTB to keep teams engaged and attack ready during the pandemic by Thomas Williams, Customer Success Manager @ Hack The Box

Thanks to Hack The Box for helping us host a CTF during our internal security conference. We received great support before and during the event. I recommend Hack The Box to anyone looking to enrich a security conference with a gamified hacking tournament. Marcin Kolasinki, Software Engineering Manager, Intel

About Hack the Box

Hack The Box is a cybersecurity training platform which aims to help individuals and corporations develop penetration testing skills.  Their EdTech platform is based on gamification principles and uses a hacking playground model whereby players can develop their hacking skills using real life situations.

You can register to attend the event here

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