A gathering of the most brilliant hackers and cyber security researchers in the world!
Hosted by Pwndevils
The Workshop to Explore CTF in Academic Security Utility is a free-to-attend two day long gathering of the top academic CTFers that is to be held at ASU's Tempe Campus on May 4th and May 5th of 2019.
WECTFinASU is open to all academic CTFers and cyber security scholars interested in learning from the best! Lectures / presentations will be geared towards other top CTFers however students of all skill levels are invited and encouraged to attend.
Members from PPP (Carnegie Mellon’s CTF team), RPISEC (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s CTF team), Shellphish (University of California, Santa Barbara's CTF team), and Pwndevils (Arizona State University's CTF team) are already confirmed to attend.
The schedule is subject to change! If the group enjoys discussing a topic more time will be allocated to it! The schedule (as talks have yet to be decided yet) is below:
Saturday (Day 1):
10:00 am: Agenda
10:10 am: Introductions
10:20 am: Toshi Piazza, Max Shavrick: A Not-So Fuzzy Art
11:30 am: Waituck Wong: Writing a PE Loader from Scratch on Unicorn
11:50 am: Corwin de Boor, Matthew Savage: Compelling CTF Challenges
12:30 pm: Lunch Break
2:00 pm: Arvind: N-version ROP: One chain to rule them all
2:30 pm: Connor Nelson: Reverse Engineering Python
3:00 pm: Zach Wade, Carolina Zarate: Effective Security Education: Reaching Absolute Beginners
3:30 pm: Ben Lim: CFI, SFI, and All That Jazz
4:00 pm: Audrey Dutcher: Solving Last Year's Flare-On with angr
4:30 pm: Chris Salls: Automating Exploitation
5:15 pm: Giovanni Vigna: Innovating CTFs: Attempts, Successes, and Failures
6:00 pm: End of day 1
Sunday (Day 2):
10:00 am: Agenda
10:05 am: Amy Burnett: Browser Cross Site Science
10:35 am: Artemis Tosini: An Introduction to Hardware Hacking
11:00 am: Connor Nelson: IRE
11:20 am: Zion Basque: Predicting the Future of Diverse CTFs
11:40 am: Jack Dates, Jack Phillips: How (not) to Herd your Cattle
12:10 pm: Discussion
12:30 pm: End of day 2
The workshop shall take place at in room 209 of ASU's Brickyard building. The Brickyard building's address is:
Brickyard Engineering, 699 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281.
The official hotel is the Courtyard Marriott. The hotel's phone number is: 480-966-2800. The hotel's address is: 601 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281. After registering you will be emailed instructions about how to book your room at a discounted rate.
The Marriott provides a free airport shuttle between the hours of 5:30 am and 10:00 pm. Once you arrive at the airport call 480-966-2800 to let them know to come pick you up. The Mariott is located within walking distance of the Brickyard building, which is where the workshop shall take place.
If you'd like to explore ASU or Tempe during your free time there are many ways to get around.
This event has been organized by pwndevils. The official point of contact with the pwndevils concerning this workshop is Zachary Wimer. If you are in the Pwndevils slack message @zwimer.