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How Capture the Flag Competitions Strengthen the Cybersecurity Workforce
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7/22/2019 | 2:52:27 AM
Very useful information
It is always nice to get different kind of information from this website.
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7/19/2019 | 5:53:34 PM
Excellent commentary, this is good to know
this piece of data is referred to as a "flag" (and this is where the "capture the flag" label comes from."

I thought the flag came from a military exercise where the soldiers would devise methods to defeat the other teams in order to take the hill or the flag on the hill, thus the term "flag". If not, they use it as well.

Universities are doing this, the UMUC and UMBC is doing this as welll. I think one of them were the winners for a number of years (not sure) but this is something the universities are employing, I think this would build comradary in the work place and provide a measuring stick of what should be done in case of compromise.

Very good points.

Todd


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