Cyber Battle of Tartu 2020 was the first event of the series of cybersecurity training held in Estonia for 50 young heroes’ from high school, vocational school, and university students.
The event started with a pre-week crash course, for whom it was their first contact with Linux and ended with regional CTF held. The final competition was hosted by Karl-Erik Taukar.
Number of teams: 17 teams
Type of the event: Capture the Flag
Events organized: Boot camp training, Pre-qualifier round, Final round
Game format:Jeopardy. The CTF was not an average Jeopardy-style game, but an action story where the teams took the role of vigilant white hat hackers in a city that was under the attacks of an unknown adversary.
CTF’S storyboard: Teams had to put their skills into good use under heavy pressure, as the story escalated from attacks on school learning systems, CCTV cameras, and vending machines to the local hospital.
Challenge categories: Web, Reconnaissance, Digital forensics, Cryptography, Steganography, Packet capture analysis