Polzunov Altai State Technical University hosted competition on information security “AltayCTF-2016” on June, 27.
Teams from 11 schools and universities took part in the competition (Barnaul, Novosibirsk, and Tomsk).
CTF (Capture the Flag) is a team game where participants check the ability to protect computer systems from attack. The teams of information security specialists took all possible steps to protect organizations from different types of espionage. Tasks were grouped into thematic categories: cryptography, stenography, administration, reverse engineering, history of computer science, etc.
The first CTF competition was held in Altai Krai in June 2015. The competition is held within “E-Week in Altai”.